Arminianism

[ ahr-min-ee-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ ɑrˈmɪn i əˌnɪz əm /
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noun Theology.

the doctrinal teachings of Jacobus Arminius or his followers, especially the doctrine that Christ died for all people and not only for the elect.Compare Calvinism(def 1).

Origin of Arminianism

1610–20; J. Armini(us) + -an + -ism

Related formsAr·min·i·an, adjective, noun

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