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  • n. A follower of Calvinism.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to Calvinism.

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Examples

  • Dutch CALVINIST theologian, philosopher and statesman who converted from the theological LIBERALISM he espoused at the University of Leyden to Calvinist orthodoxy during his first pastorate in the small fishing village of Beesd.

    Concise Dictionary of Religion

  • John Calvin....the founder of what is commonly today called the Calvinist Church/Presbyterians, and also Congregationalists.

    The Olinda and Recife Affair CDF vindicates Archbishop Cardoso

  • That's not what you'd call a Calvinist work ethic by any stretch of the imagination.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Hincmar, Archbishop of Rheims, to answer the monk Gottschalk's exaggerated doctrine of predestination, which went much farther than S. Augustine, and might be described as Calvinist before Calvin; but his arguments were also considered unsound, and his opinions were condemned in later synods.

    The Church and the Barbarians Being an Outline of the History of the Church from A.D. 461 to A.D. 1003

  • Mr. Treat is described as a Calvinist of the strictest kind, not one of those who, by giving up or explaining away, become like a porcupine disarmed of its quills, but a consistent Calvinist, who can dart his quills to a distance and courageously defend himself.

    Cape Cod

  • In the Southern Baptist Convention, America's largest Protestant body, at least 10 percent of its pastors identify as Calvinist, while more than one-third of recent seminary graduates do.

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

  • There is no soul living who holds more firmly to the doctrines of Grace than I do and if any man asks me whether I am ashamed to be called a Calvinist, I answer-I wish to be called nothing but a Christian.

    The Reformed Evangelist

  • Irish Calvinist, which is the fine website of pastor Erik Raymond.

    Apprising Ministries

  • One of the things I appreciate about the PCA, and the broader realm of Reformed "Calvinist" evangelical Christianity, is the commitment to applying the Lordship of Christ to every aspect of life, not just the spiritual realm.

    BatesLine: April 2005 Archives

  • He had been brought up -- to some extent, brought up -- that has to be carefully qualified -- as a kind of Calvinist, and it was a Calvinism that promoted the idea of repression, rather than self-development.

    John Stuart Mill: A Biography

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