[ an-ti-noh-mee-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˌæn tɪˈnoʊ mi əˌnɪz əm /
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Theology. the belief that Christians, by virtue of divine grace, are freed not only from biblical law and church-prescribed behavioral norms, but also from all moral law:In his 1539 book, Luther contrasts antinomianism with the true gospel, stressing that law is good and drives us to Christ and to daily repentance.
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Origin of antinomianism
Words nearby antinomianism
anting, antinode, antinoise, antinome, antinomian, antinomianism, antinomy, Antinous, antinovel, antinuclear, antinucleon
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How to use antinomianism in a sentence
She was great at Antinomianism and Bible-classes, and was plainly going to hold a class now.Tess of the d'Urbervilles|Thomas Hardy
St. James contends against the earliest phases of Antinomianism.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews|Thomas Charles Edwards
Antinomianism early presented itself in Boston, and it was quickly followed by the incursions of the Baptists and Friends.Unitarianism in America|George Willis Cooke
By a few inflammable minds liberty was carried into antinomianism, and produced the wildest excesses of life and doctrine.The Holy Roman Empire|James Bryce
But Wesley was observing with concern the spread of a practical antinomianism, which on every possible ground he hated and feared.Fletcher of Madeley|Frederic W. Macdonald