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Known together as the belief in double predestination, these doctrines have made Calvinism pretty polarizing (in a 2012 LifeWay survey, about 60% of Southern Baptist pastors expressed some concerns around the impact of Calvinist thought).
But, the belief in predestination is usually oversimplified and overemphasized among Calvinism's critics, says William Schweiker, PhD, professor of theological ethics at the University of Chicago.
The questions raised by the doctrine of predestination are real and profound.
As often with retrospective understanding, several moments in young Henry’s early life seem to point, as if by predestination, to the novelist’s honed sensibility.
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: the belief that everything that will happen has already been decided by God or fate and cannot be changed
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