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John S. Moir

The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

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2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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349 words
a Christian theological system rooted in biblical teaching, has five principles, defined simplistically as total depravity, unconditional election, limited atonement, the irresistibility ... More
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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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2005
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Literature
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71 words

a Protestant persuasion based on the views of J. Calvin (1509–64), which became influential during the Counter-Reformation (

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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89 words

Set of doctrines and attitudes derived from the Protestant theologian John Calvin. The Reformed and Presbyterian churches were established

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Gregory Mellema

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
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Philosophy
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Based primarily upon the teachings of John Calvin (1509–64), Calvinism has a doctrinal side and a cultural side. The former stresses the sovereignty of God, the goodness of his creation, ... More
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The Oxford Companion to the Brontes

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2011
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Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
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492 words
entails controversial beliefs which affected the faith and writings of the Brontës. John Calvin (1509–64), born in Picardy, was intended for a career in the Catholic Church, but, convinced ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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426 words

The theological thought and ecclesiastical discipline of Jean Calvin as articulated in Calvin's Institutes and in Theodore Beza's Confession de la foi chrétienne...

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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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2010
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Philosophy
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571 words

Calvinism is the theological, social and political system developed from the thought of John Calvin (1509–64), chiefly based

Christianity (6c2) – Calvin, John (1509–1564) and the Reformed Tradition

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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2010
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences
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3,913 words

The core concern of the Protestant Reformation was salvation for human beings. While “nature” was not central to the concern

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
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2,543 words

Three essentially different theses can serve as a framework for understanding the relationship between Calvinism and the Enlightenment. They each

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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408 words

system of theological thought found in the doctrinal expressions of the Reformed and Presbyterian churches, which derives its name from ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
Subject:
Religion
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160 words

The religious ideas of bodies and individuals who were profoundly influenced by the 16th-cent. church reformer John Calvin, or

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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2005
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
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Despite what the term Calvinism seems to imply, the spread of what are more correctly called “Reformed” churches in Europe

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

the Protestant theological system of the French Protestant theologian and reformer John Calvin (1509–64) and his successors, which develops ...

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