Much later, when his fame was attached to the Reformed churches, their whole body of doctrine came to be called Calvinism.
The Barmen declaration is an expression of the Barthian reform of Calvinism.
Calvinism stresses the complete ruin of humanity's ethical nature against a backdrop of the sovereign grace of God in salvation.
The theological system and practical theories of church, family, and political life, all ambiguously called "Calvinism," are the outgrowth of a fundamental religious consciousness that centers on "the sovereignty of God."
Others individuals are often credited with as much of a final formative influence on what is now called Calvinism as Calvin himself had.
The name "Calvinism" is somewhat misleading if taken to imply that every major feature of all Calvinist doctrine and movements can be found in the writings of Calvin.
Neo-calvinism, "calvinianism," or the "reformational movement," is a response to the influences of the Enlightenment, but generally speaking it does not touch directly on the articles of salvation.
The five solas are a summary of Calvinism, indeed of the Reformation, in the sense that they delineate the difference between the evangelical doctrine of salvation from the Roman Catholic doctrine.
Every good thing, according to Calvinism, exists only because of God's unmerited grace, and salvation especially is entirely dependent on grace.
Conservative Calvinists (as well as some liberal reformers) regard it as confusing to use the name "Calvinism" to refer to neo-orthodoxy or other liberal revisions stemming from Calvinist churches.
The revisions Barth proposed are radical and impossible to concisely discuss in comparison to classical Calvinism but generally involve the complete rejection of natural theology.
More traditional Calvinist critics of the movement characterize it as a revision of Calvinism, although a conservative one in comparison to modernist Christianity or neo-orthodoxy.
Many efforts have been undertaken to reform Calvinism and especially the doctrine of the Reformed churches.
Arminianism was rejected by most Reformed churches, but ultimately prevailed in the Church of England, despite Calvinism being the formally adopted system of doctrine in that church.
Calvinism is also known for some notable experiments in Christian theocracy.
Calvinism is a system of Christian theology advanced by John Calvin, a Protestant Reformer in the sixteenth century, and further developed by his followers, associates and admirers.
Calvinism is often further reduced in the popular mind to one or another of the five points of TULIP.
The substance of Calvinism with respect to the solas is total dependence on God, who created the universe, and now sustains it to fulfill his own purposes.
Neo-Calvinism branched off in more theologically conservative movements in the United States.
Amyraldism (or sometimes Amyraldianism, also known as the School of Saumur, hypothetical universalism, post redemptionism, moderate Calvinism, or four-point Calvinism) is the belief that God, prior to his decree of election, decreed Christ's atonement for all alike if they believe, but seeing that none would believe on ...