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  • adj. Alternative form of Calvinist.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to Calvin, or Calvinism; following Calvin; accepting or Teaching Calvinism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Calvin, or to Calvinism.

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  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Calvinism or its adherents


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  • It is as hard to contend in argument against "the oligarchy of heaven," as Motley calls the Calvinistic party, as it was formerly to strive with them in arms.

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  • Many gracious persons (for many such I am persuaded there are) who differ from me, more or less, in those points which are called Calvinistic, appear desirous that the Calvinists should, for their sakes, studiously avoid every expression which they cannot approve.

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  • But, after a time, Whitefield, who was of a less moderate temper than Wesley, adopted the views known as Calvinistic, and, breaking off from the Wesleyans, established a sect more rigid and less friendly to the Church.]

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  • As a young man, he journeyed away from Calvinistic training into his 1,000-mile walk to Florida.

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  • Of course, from the standpoint of traditional theology, even in the Calvinistic world of predestination, God is much more concerned with the fate of an individual's soul than his or her secular success, and one's destiny is unknowable.

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