Molinism

[moh-luh-niz-uh m, mol-uh-]

Origin of Molinism

First recorded in 1660–70; Molin(a) + -ism
Related formsMo·li·nist, noun
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Molinism

noun
  1. RC Church a doctrine of grace that attempts to reconcile the efficacy of divine grace with human free will in responding to it

Word Origin for Molinism

C17: named after Luis de Molina (1535–1600), Spanish Jesuit who taught such a doctrine
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