adverb see Calvinism

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  • Calvinistically — See Calvinist. * * * …   Universalium

  • calvinistically — cal·vin·is·ti·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • calvinistically — adverb see calvinist II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calvinism — noun Etymology: John Calvin Date: circa 1570 the theological system of Calvin and his followers marked by strong emphasis on the sovereignty of God, the depravity of mankind, and the doctrine of predestination • Calvinist noun or adjective •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Calvinistic Methodists — are a body of Christians forming the Presbyterian Church of Wales and claiming to be the only denomination of the Presbyterian order in Wales which is of purely Welsh origin.Its beginnings may be traced to the labours of the Rev. Griffith Jones… …   Wikipedia

  • Calvinism — Calvinist, n., adj. Calvinistic, adj. Calvinistically, adv. /kal veuh niz euhm/, n. 1. the doctrines and teachings of John Calvin or his followers, emphasizing predestination, the sovereignty of God, the supreme authority of the Scriptures, and… …   Universalium

  • England (Before the Reformation) —     England (Before the Reformation)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► England (Before the Reformation)     This term England is here restricted to one constituent, the largest and most populous, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • VICO, GIOVANNI BATTISTA —    Italian philosopher, born at Naples, where he was for 40 years professor of rhetoric; his great work Scienza Nuova, by which he became the father of the philosophy of history, which he resolved Calvinistically into a spiritual development of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Calvinism — [kal′viniz΄əm] n. 1. Christian Theol. the doctrines of John Calvin and his followers, esp. the doctrine that the elect are predestined to salvation 2. a set of religious practices and beliefs based on Calvin s teachings, often associated with a… …   English World dictionary

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