Hopkinsianism

[ hop-kin-zee-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ hɒpˈkɪn zi əˌnɪz əm /

noun

a modified Calvinism taught by Samuel Hopkins (1721–1803), that emphasized the sovereignty of God, the importance of His decrees, and the necessity of submitting to His will, accepting even damnation, if required, for His glory, and holding that ethics is merely disinterested benevolence.

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CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of Hopkinsianism

1805–15, Americanism; Hopkins + -ian + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Hopkinsianism

Hop·kin·si·an, Hop·kin·so·ni·an [hop-kin-soh-nee-uh n] /ˌhɒp kɪnˈsoʊ ni ən/, adjective, noun
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