Meaning of Arminianism

Ar•min•i•an•ism

Pronunciation: (är-min'ē-u-niz"um), [key]
— n. Theol.
  1. the doctrinal teachings of Jacobus Arminius or his followers, esp. the doctrine that Christ died for all people and not only for the elect. Cf. Calvinism (def. 1).
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