We’re rewarding the question askers & reputations are being recalculated! Read more.

Doctrine stating that the extent of Christ's atonement is limited according to election by God, not human free will.

Limited atonement is a doctrine commonly associated with Reformed theology and Calvinism that Christ's atonement was limited in its efficacy and applied on the basis of predestination, not on the basis of human free will.

Related tags:

history | excerpt history