Of or pertaining to a covenant.

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  • covenantal — covenant ► NOUN 1) a solemn agreement. 2) a contract by which one undertakes to make regular payments to a charity. 3) an agreement held to be the basis of a relationship of commitment with God. ► VERB ▪ agree or pay by covenant. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • covenantal — adjective see covenant I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • covenantal — See covenant. * * * …   Universalium

  • covenantal — cov·e·nan·tal …   English syllables

  • covenantal — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Covenantal nomism — Covenantal Nomism, in opposition to merit theology, is the belief that 1st century Palestinian Jews did not believe in works righteousness. Essentially, it is the belief that one is brought into the Abrahamic covenant through birth and one stays… …   Wikipedia

  • Covenantal Theology (Roman Catholic) — For Covenant Theology in the Protestant, Reformed perspective, see Covenant Theology. Covenantal theology is a distinctive approach to Catholic biblical theology stemming from the mid twentieth century recovery of Patristic methods of… …   Wikipedia

  • covenantal nomism — A term coined for the OT belief that God has chosen Israel and given the Law. God will be faithful to his promise but the nation is required to obey him. The Law provides the means for atonement which maintains the covenantal relationship …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • covenant — covenantal /kuv euh nan tl/, adj. /kuv euh neuhnt/, n. 1. an agreement, usually formal, between two or more persons to do or not do something specified. 2. Law. an incidental clause in such an agreement. 3. Eccles. a solemn agreement between the… …   Universalium

  • Covenant theology — This article is about Calvinist theological framework. For Covenantal Theology in the Roman Catholic perspective, see Covenantal Theology (Roman Catholic). For the religious and political movement in Scotland, see Covenanters. Calvinism John… …   Wikipedia

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