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[ahr-min-ee-uh-niz-uh m]
noun Theology.
  1. 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).
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Origin of Arminianism

1610–20; J. Armini(us) + -an + -ism
Related formsAr·min·i·an, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for arminianism

Historical Examples of arminianism

  • But his mode of explanation, as we have seen, turns the doctrine into Arminianism.

    Calvinistic Controversy

    Wilbur Fisk

  • The 17th century is marked by the conflicts of Calvinism and Arminianism.

    Practical Essays

    Alexander Bain

  • It hath come pass that Arminianism exists, and therefore this is a part of the Divine plan.

  • Baxterians, followers of Baxter in respect of his attempted compromise between Calvinism and Arminianism.

  • The denial of universal ideas is rationalism and materialism in philosophy, as it is Pelagianism and Arminianism in theology.