Double Predestination

   The belief, associated with John calvin, that the saving death of Jesus Christ was offered for the Elect alone and that salvation is denied for all eternity to the damned.

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  • Double prédestination — Calvinisme Le calvinisme (nommé ainsi d apès Jean Calvin et aussi appelé la tradition réformée, la foi réformée ou la théologie réformée) est une doctrine théologique protestante et une approche de la vie chrétienne[1] qui reposent sur le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • double predestination — Theol. the doctrine that God has foreordained both those who will be saved and those who will be damned. * * * …   Universalium

  • double predestination —  Двойное предопределение …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • double predestination — noun : the theological doctrine that God has chosen some to be saved and some to be lost compare election, reprobation * * * Theol. the doctrine that God has foreordained both those who will be saved and those who will be damned …   Useful english dictionary

  • Predestination — Predestination, in theology is the doctrine that all events have been willed by God. John Calvin interpreted biblical predestination to mean that God willed eternal damnation for some people and salvation for others.[1] Explanations of… …   Wikipedia

  • PRÉDESTINATION — La prédestination est la doctrine biblique et théologique selon laquelle Dieu choisit d’aimer l’homme, de l’appeler avant son savoir, de le sauver avant ses mérites, de le maintenir dans la fidélité de cet appel et de ce salut avant le terme de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Predestination — Prédestination La prédestination est un concept théologique selon lequel Dieu, aurait choisi de toute éternité, et secrètement, ceux qui seront graciés et auront droit à la vie éternelle. L idée de prédestination est étroitement associée aux… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • predestination —    Predestination is the belief that God has chosen or elected some for the gift of salvation, sometimes extended to include the idea that God chooses the rest of humankind for damnation. The most relevant biblical quote on the subject is Romans… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • predestination —    Predestination is God s determining (either timelessly or in ages past) to send some people to Heaven (election) and (in double predestination) some people to Hell (reprobation). The principal philosophical question concerning predestination… …   Christian Philosophy

  • Predestination (Calvinism) — The Calvinistic doctrine of predestination is a doctrine of Calvinism which deals with the question of the control God exercises over the world. In the words of the Westminster Confession of Faith, God freely and unchangeably ordained whatsoever… …   Wikipedia

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