- a person who maintains that Christians are freed from the moral law by virtue of grace as set forth in the gospel.
Origin of antinomian
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Examples from the Web for antinomianism
Different from either of these was the Antinomianism charged by Luther against Agricola.
Cold Pelagianism on the one hand, and Antinomianism on the other, have been presented in the same manner.A Memorial of Mrs. Margaret Breckinridge
She was great at Antinomianism and Bible-classes, and was plainly going to hold a class now.Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Antinomianism is as old as St. Paul's doctrine—so very much misunderstood—of justification.
This “necessity” seems the predestination of Calvinism, with the immorality of antinomianism.Amenities of Literature
- relating to the doctrine that by faith and the dispensation of grace a Christian is released from the obligation of adhering to any moral law
- a member of a Christian sect holding such a doctrine
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Word Origin and History for antinomianism
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