Destiny
Destiny or Fate is a predetermined course of events. It may be conceived as a predetermined future, whether in general or of an individual.
Although often used interchangeably, the words "fate" an...
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Moirai
In Greek mythology, the Moirai (Ancient Greek: Μοῖραι, "apportioners", Latinized as Moerae)—often known in English as the Fates—were the white-robed incarnations of destiny (Roman equivalent: Par...
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Ananke (mythology)
In ancient Greek religion, Ananke (/əˈnæŋkiː/), also spelled Anangke, Anance, or Anagke (Greek: Ἀνάγκη, from the common noun ἀνάγκη, "force, constraint, necessity"), was the personification of destin...
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Insha'Allah
In šāʾ Allāh (Arabic: إن شاء الله‎, [in ʃæʔ ʔɑlˤˈlˤɑːh]), often romanized as Insha'Allah or Inshallah, is Arabic for "God willing" or "if Allah wills". The term is used in the Islamic world,...
Female spirits in Germanic paganism
In Norse mythology, a dís ("lady", plural dísir) is a ghost, spirit or deity associated with fate who can be both benevolent and antagonistic towards mortal people. Dísir may act as protective spirits...
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Corporate election
Corporate election refers to a Christian soteriological view that understands Christian salvation to be based on "God choosing in Christ a people whom he destines to be holy and blameless in his sight...
Predestination
Predestination, in theology, is the doctrine that all events have been willed by God. Explanations of predestination often seek to address the "paradox of free will", whereby God's omniscience seems i...
Russian avos'
The Russian avos' (Russian: русский авось) describes a philosophy of behavior, or attitude, of a person who ignores possible problems or hassles and, at the same time, expects or hopes for no neg...
Predestination (Calvinism)
The doctrine of predestination in Calvinism deals with the question of the control God exercises over the world. In the words of the Westminster Confession of Faith, God "freely and unchangeably ordai...
Fatalism
Fatalism is a philosophical doctrine stressing the subjugation of all events or actions to fate.Fatalism generally refers to any of the following ideas:
Ājīvika (also written Ajivika or Ajivaka, l...
Amor fati
Amor fati is a Latin phrase that may be loosely translated as "love of fate" or "love of one's fate". It is used to describe an attitude in which one sees everything that happens in one's life, inclu...
Parcae
In ancient Roman religion and myth, the Parcae (singular, Parca) were the female personifications of destiny, often called the Fates in English. Their Greek equivalent were the Moirai.
They contro...
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Predestination in Islam
Qadar (Arabic: قدر‎, transliterated qadar, meaning "fate", "divine fore-ordainment", "predestination") is the concept of divine destiny in Islam. It is one of Islam's six articles of faith, ...
Norns
The Norns (Old Norse: norn, plural: nornir) in Norse mythology are female beings who rule the destiny of gods and men, possibly a kind of dísir (see below), and comparable to the Moirai (also called "...
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Free will in theology
Free will in theology is an important part of the debate on free will in general. Religions vary greatly in their response to the standard argument against free will and thus might appeal to any numbe...
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Runic inscription N 351 M
N 351 is the Rundata catalog number for a medieval runic inscription carved on a piece of wood that was found at the north portal of the Borgund stave church in Norway.
This runic inscription stat...
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Shikata ga nai
Shikata ga nai (仕方が無い), [ɕi̥kata ɡa nai], is a Japanese language phrase meaning "it cannot be helped" or "nothing can be done about it". Shō ga nai (しょうがない), [ɕoː ɡa nai] is an alternative.
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History of Calvinist-Arminian debate
The history of the Calvinist–Arminian debate, a theological dispute originally amongst Dutch Protestants, dates back to the early 17th century. Its points remain at issue as the basis of current disag...
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