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Predestinarian   Listen

Anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny.  Synonyms: determinist, fatalist, predestinationist.

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"Predestinarian" Quotes from Famous Books

... the sick man to a sad physician. Bucer, by turns Catholic, Lutheran, Anabaptist, Zwinglian! Besides, why this proselytism of a moral cure? The exile was Anabaptist by the same title as Calvin was predestinarian, in virtue of a text of Scripture: "Go; whoever shall believe and be baptized will be saved." The Anabaptist believed in the inefficacy of baptism without faith manifested by an external act; but is not Calvin, at this very hour, as much to be pitied as the Anabaptist? He also doubted, ...
— The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9 • Various

Words linked to "Predestinarian" :   necessitarian, predestination

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