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Why Calvin’s T.U.L.I.P. continues to cause controversy

In 1982, at the tender age of 21 and shortly after converting to Christ, I began my journey towards becoming a fully-fledged card-carrying member of the Calvinist ‘club’.

Comment David Shepherd
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At university, in St Augustine, Trinidad, several other members of the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship baulked at the very idea of predestination. However, I was impressed by the overall cogency of Calvinism’s T.U.L.I.P acronym. Briefly, the letters stand for the following principles of Calvinism: Total depravity; Unconditional election; Limited atonement; Irresistible grace; Preservation and perseverance of saints.