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the theological doctrine that by faith and God's grace a Christian is freed from all laws (including the moral standards of the culture)

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49-50, 225-240; for the Newtown synod, see error numbered 36 in Hall, Antinomian Controversy, 228.
The best chapters to explore this are those on Roger Williams and on the Antinomian controversy.
In discussing the antinomian controversy in Massachusetts, for example, he suggests that the exhausting labors of colonization might have sapped peoples' energies and made them weary of the full round of religious activities mandated by precisianists.
Professor of theology at University of Marburg 1534-48; resigned during antinomian controversy.
Indeed, Harvey comments, "Part of what is at stake in the theological debates of the Antinomian Controversy is the status of women as possessions in marriage.
gender in rhetorical play of these figures and uses the Antinomian controversy to show how notions of the body politic were used to
This is not hyperbole--Winthrop and others were afraid that the Antinomian Controversy would end in chaos, and recent scholarship has shown Winthrop's fears to be well grounded (see Knight 15-16).
Behind Cotton's lengthy debate with Williams, and lurking in both The Bloudy Tenet Washed and The Way of Congregational Churches Cleared, is the legacy of the Antinomian Controversy and Cotton's infamous pupil Anne Hutchinson.
The book begins with a retelling of the Antinomian controversy of the 1630s when these divisions rose to the surface, then presents a "speculative genealogy" of the personal allegiances that bound the two camps.
Such Monstrous Births': A Neglected Aspect of the Antinomian Controversy.
After attending to general theoretical matters, he offers chapters on the "Body Politic" of the Puritans, the antinomian controversy involving Anne Hutchinson, Cotton Mather, the "Poetics Politics" of Walt Whitman, the autobiography of Henry Adams, and techno music of the 1980s.
The texts examined in the latter two chapters are more wide ranging, as the debates the women are engaged in are situated in the historical contexts of the Antinomian Controversy and the Ursuline apostolate.
Those drumbeats bang louder as Gordis in another chapter jog trots through the dense, interrelated political and religious quarrels that nineteenth-century historians misleadingly labeled the Antinomian controversy (Gordis gives a misleading definition of antinomianism on page 147 by conflating it with Familism, thereby demonstrating again that labels guide perception as much for scholars as for Puritans).