from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to the theology of Jacobus Arminius and his followers, who rejected the Calvinist doctrines of predestination and election and who believed that human free will is compatible with God's sovereignty.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of a Christian sect named from James Arminius (Jacobus Harmensen), a Protestant divine of Leyden, Netherlands (1560–1609).
  • noun A believer in the Arminian doctrines.
  • Pertaining to Arminius or to his doctrines.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Eccl. Hist.) One who holds the tenets of Arminius, a Dutch divine (b. 1560, d. 1609).
  • adjective Of or pertaining to Arminius of his followers, or to their doctrines. See note under Arminian, n.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who follows the religious philosophy founded by the Dutch theologian Jacobus Arminius.
  • adjective Of or relating to the religious philosophy founded by the Dutch theologian Jacobus Arminius

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun adherent of Arminianism
  • adjective of or relating to Arminianism


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