Arminianism

Definitions of Arminianism
  1. noun
    17th century theology (named after its founder Jacobus Arminius) that opposes the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin and holds that human free will is compatible with God's sovereignty
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    Protestantism
    the theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
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