Definition of Predestinationist
1. Noun. Anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny.
Generic synonyms: Necessitarian
Derivative terms: Determinism, Fatalism, Fatalist, Predestination, Predestination
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Literary usage of Predestinationist
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"GA double predestinationist, who specifically made irredeemable creatures to populate a fiery hell. Not content to allow the damned to make their own way to ..."
2. Social Process by Charles Horton Cooley (1918)
"... I may say at once that I am no mechanist or predestinationist, but believe that the human will, individual and collective, an organic whole of onward ..."
3. Social Process by Charles Horton Cooley (1918)
"As to freedom, I may say at once that I am no mechanist or predestinationist, but believe that the human will, individual and collective, an organic whole ..."
4. A Short History of Freethought Ancient and Modern by John Mackinnon Robertson (1906)
"which is in part predestinationist, and in parts assumes free will; while the main body of orthodox, following the text, professed to respect as insoluble ..."
5. The Influence of Puritanism on the Political & Religious Thought of the English by John Stephen Flynn (1920)
"though a strong predestinationist, was entirely uninfluenced by it in the way Wesley held to be inevitable. No man ever earned a better title to the ..."
6. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1890)
"... possible to the prevailing predestinationist orthodoxy, but only externally. In his view the sacred history in its various epochs adjusted itself to the ..."