monergism

[ mon-er-jiz-uh m ]
/ ˈmɒn ərˌdʒɪz əm /

noun Theology.

the doctrine that the Holy Ghost acts independently of the human will in the work of regeneration.Compare synergism(def 3).

Nearby words

  1. monel metal,
  2. moneme,
  3. monensin,
  4. monera,
  5. moneran,
  6. monesia,
  7. monessen,
  8. monesthetic,
  9. monestrous,
  10. monet

Origin of monergism

1865–70; mon- + Greek érg(on) work, deed + -ism

Related formsmon·er·gist, nounmon·er·gis·tic, adjective

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