|Not appearing at Caffe Nero|
|All the 'gear'|
(Coffee made this way is said to be very healthy too.)
Idea 76 is PredestinationCrofton explains a bit about Predestination, seems that those who will reach 'heaven' have been selected by God and it is predestined.
John Calvin (1509-64) was the guy who set out this vision - the video below gives some history on Calvin which if true would discredit him totally (I don't know how true this interpretation on his life is) - strangely Calvinism is going strong but some modern supporters do not fully endorse the worst excesses his opponents lay at Calvin's (metaphorical) door.
Calvinism is an idea that can be a 'challenging' belief - Calvin's words, were "All are not created on equal terms, but some are preordained to eternal life, others to eternal damnation; and, accordingly, as each has been created for one or other of these ends, we say that he has been predestinated to life or to death.
As you can see this statement is challenging for those who believe in 'Free Will' and also will present some issues with ideas around redemption.
The counter view to Calvinism is Arminianism (after Jacob Arminius (1560-1609). which arose after Calvin it is an affirmation of the freedom of the human.