Example sentences from the Web for erastian
The new system was, in principle, scarcely less Erastian than that which it displaced.
The old minister, to his mind, had been Erastian and lax, weak in doctrine and in discipline of the fold.Foes|Mary Johnston
There were priests and there were prophets, but the State was decidedly "Erastian."The World of Homer|Andrew Lang
On the other hand, it gave much annoyance to Richelieu, now the all-powerful and extremely Erastian prime minister.
The legislation on ecclesiastical matters was as Erastian as William himself could have desired.