predestination

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group of Baptist congregations believing the teachings of the Dutch theologian Jacobus Arminius (who opposed the doctrine of strict predestination of the Calvinists) Arminian Baptist , General Baptist
Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564) Calvin , Jean Caulvin , Jean Cauvin , Jean Chauvin , John Calvin
predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists) election
British or Irish monk who denied the doctrines of original sin and predestination and defended human goodness and free will; his views were declared heretical by the Council of Ephesus in 431 (circa 360-418) Pelagius
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