Simple Definition of Calvinism
: a Christian set of beliefs that is based on the teachings of John Calvin and that stresses God's power and the moral weakness of human beings
Full Definition of Calvinism
: the theological system of Calvin and his followers marked by strong emphasis on the sovereignty of God, the depravity of humankind, and the doctrine of predestination
Origin of calvinism
First Known Use: circa 1570
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