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sublapsarianism

[suhb-lap-sair-ee-uh-niz-uh m] /ˌsʌb læpˈsɛər i əˌnɪz əm/
noun, Theology.
Origin of sublapsarianism
1860-1865
1860-65; < New Latin sublāpsāri(us) (Latin sub- sub- + lāps(us) a slip, lapse + -ārius -ary) + -an + -ism
Related forms
sublapsarian, adjective, noun
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  • I have abandoned such belittling views of God as the Presbyterian sublapsarian view of election.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
British Dictionary definitions for sublapsarian

sublapsarian

/ˌsʌblæpˈsɛərɪən/
noun
1.
another word for infralapsarianism
Derived Forms
sublapsarianism, noun
Word Origin
C17: via New Latin, from Latin sub- + lāpsus a fall
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