Predestination vs Predeterminism - What's the difference?

predestination | predeterminism |

Predestination is a see also of predeterminism.

Predestination is a see also of predeterminism.


As nouns the difference between predestination and predeterminism

is that predestination is (theology) the doctrine that everything has been foreordained by a god, especially that certain people have been elected for salvation, and sometimes also that others are destined for reprobation while predeterminism is the belief that all events that occur have already been determined.

predestination

Noun

(-)
  • (theology) The doctrine that everything has been foreordained by a God, especially that certain people have been elected for salvation, and sometimes also that others are destined for reprobation.
  • Destiny or fate.
  • predeterminism

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The belief that all events that occur have already been determined.
  • See also

    * determinism * predestination * predetermined