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Abstract: Doctrines of predestination might appear to be fatalistic or to implicate God in evil. However, predestinarians are not helpless against these charges. Their belief that God is the ultimate …

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Jesse Couenhoven, “Predestination”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 23 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2016

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