CALVINISM

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n. a branch of Western Christianity which is Protestant in form. It is of the theology that God is omnipotent, and human salvation is predestined as a gift given by grace alone. Based on the teachings and practices originally proposed by John Calvin (1509-1564). See predestination.

CALVINISM: "Calvinism upholds a belief in a sovereign God and in man's predestination to either salvation or damnation."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CALVINISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/calvinism/ (accessed June 24, 2022).

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