limited atonement

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limited atonement (uncountable)

  1. (theology) A Christian doctrine, one of the five points of Calvinism, stating that Jesus Christ's substitutionary atonement on the cross is limited in scope to those who are predestined unto salvation, which is conferred only to believers.

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  • unlimited atonement
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