calvinist calvinist  /ˈkæl və nəst/


  1. (n) an adherent of the theological doctrines of John Calvin
  2. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of Calvinism or its adherents

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  1. 500 years later, theological debate still simmers, splitting Southern Baptists

    What may seem an arcane controversy between Calvinists and others has become very heated of late More
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Nashville City Paper

  2. 500 years later, theological debate still simmers among Southern Baptists

    Calvinism teaches that Jesus died only for those who have been elected by God for salvation. That idea does not sit well with many non-Calvinist Baptists, who believe Jesus died for the whole world. On Friday, a special advisory committee to SBC Executive Committee President Frank Page issued a statement meant to bring the two sides together and chart a way forward.  
    on June 8, 2013     Source: FOX 8 New Orleans

  3. Why Calvinists and Arminians (and Those in Between) Can Unite for Religious Liberty

    Next week my denomination will receive the report from a special committee tasked with seeking unity between Calvinists and non-Calvinists in the Southern Baptist Convention. The report concludes what I've long suspected: we have much more uniting us across these questions than dividing us, and most of us are ready to love one another and work together.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Christian Post


  1. Accordingly, Justice Story wrote that under the Constitution "the Catholic and the Protestant, the Calvinist and the Armenian, the Jew and the Infidel, may sit down at the common table of the national councils, without any inquisition into their...
    on Jul 30, 2005 By: Joseph Story Source: The Conservative Voice

  2. Asked about the chancellor, Mr Murdoch said: "I like Gordon very much and I share a lot of his values. The Calvinist background I guess ...... Scottish blood, you know, he does seem to believe in the work ethic."
    on Jan 22, 2006 By: Rupert Murdoch Source:

  3. Patterson said what he "appreciate[s] so much about Dr. Mohler and many of my other Calvinist friends is that that emphatically is not true of them."
    on Jun 13, 2006 By: Paige Patterson Source: BP News

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