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Meaning of ARMINIAN

Pronunciation:  â'mineeun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  adherent of Arminianism
 

ARMINIAN is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: adherent, Arminian Church, disciple

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ar*min"i*an\ (?; 277), a.
    Of or pertaining to Arminius of his followers, or to their
    doctrines. See note under {Arminian}, n.
    
    
  2. \Ar*min"i*an\, n. (Eccl. Hist.)
    One who holds the tenets of Arminius, a Dutch divine (b.
    1560, d. 1609).
    
    Note: The Arminian doctrines are: 1. Conditional election and
          reprobation, in opposition to absolute predestination.
          2. Universal redemption, or that the atonement was made
          by Christ for all mankind, though none but believers
          can be partakers of the benefit. 3. That man, in order
          to exercise true faith, must be regenerated and renewed
          by the operation of the Holy Spirit, which is the gift
          of God. 4. That man may resist divine grace. 5. That
          man may relapse from a state of grace.
    
    
 

 

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