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  • 1 Election — E*lec tion, n. [F. [ e]lection, L. electio, fr. eligere to choose out. See {Elect}, a.] 1. The act of choosing; choice; selection. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of choosing a person to fill an office, or to membership in a society, as by ballot,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 choice — n Choice, option, alternative, preference, selection, election are comparable when they mean the act or opportunity of choosing or the thing chosen. Choice usually implies the right or the privilege to choose freely from a number (as of persons,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 To contest an election — Election E*lec tion, n. [F. [ e]lection, L. electio, fr. eligere to choose out. See {Elect}, a.] 1. The act of choosing; choice; selection. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of choosing a person to fill an office, or to membership in a society, as by… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 To make one's election — Election E*lec tion, n. [F. [ e]lection, L. electio, fr. eligere to choose out. See {Elect}, a.] 1. The act of choosing; choice; selection. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of choosing a person to fill an office, or to membership in a society, as by… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Unconditional election — is the Calvinist teaching that before God created the world, he chose to save some people according to his own purposes and apart from any conditions related to those persons. [cite book| author=John Calvin |title=Institutes of the Christian… …

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  • 6 Corporate election — refers to a Christian soteriological view that understands Christian salvation to be based on God choosing in Christ a people whom he destines to be holy and blameless in his sight. [1] Put another way, Election is the corporate choice of the… …

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  • 7 United States presidential election, 1960 — Infobox Election election name = United States presidential election, 1960 country = United States type = presidential ongoing = no previous election = United States presidential election, 1956 previous year = 1956 next election = United States… …

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  • 8 call — I. v. a. 1. Name, term, denominate, entitle, style, phrase, designate, dub, christen. 2. Bid, invite, summon, ask to come, send for. 3. Convoke, assemble, convene, muster, call together. 4. Appoint, designate, elect, ordain, set apart. 5. Invoke …

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  • 9 CHOSEN PEOPLE — CHOSEN PEOPLE, a common designation for the people of Israel, expressing the idea that the people of Israel stands in a special and unique relationship to the universal deity. This idea has been a central one throughout the history of Jewish… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 10 Predestination — • Those divine decrees which have reference to the supernatural end of rational beings, especially of man Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Predestination     Predestination …

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  • 11 KING, KINGSHIP — (Heb. מלֶךְ, מַלְכוּת). In the Bible The term king in the biblical frame of reference and that of the Ancient Near East generally designates a governor and ruler, usually the sole authority over his subjects. This term is used to designate the… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 12 Karl Barth — His theology has been enormously influential throughout Europe and America.Early life and educationBorn in Basel, Barth spent his childhood years in Bern. From 1911 to 1921 he served as a Reformed pastor in the village of Safenwil in the canton… …

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  • 13 Jesuit Apologetic — • The accusations brought against the Society have been exceptional for their frequency and fierceness Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Jesuit Apologetic     Jesuit Apologetic …

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  • 14 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

    Universalium

  • 15 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… …

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  • 16 Molinism — Not to be confused with the quietist doctrine of Miguel de Molinos. Luis Molina Molinism, named after 16th Century Jesuit theologian Luis de Molina, is a religious doctrine which attempts to reconcile the providence of God with human free will.… …

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  • 17 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 18 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 19 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 20 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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