Arminianism


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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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Jan Rohls traces the history of Socinianism and its interactions with Calvinism and Arminianism in the Netherlands up to the Synod of Dort.
1) Throughout my discussion I will be associating Arminianism with Pelagianism, generally favoring Pelagianism as a term and thus subsuming Arminianism.
In the 1650s he successfully "decouple[d] Arminianism from Laudianism, and show[ed] that [it] was .
On the basis of the literature that he utilizes, Prior purports to replace "a 'narrow' interpretation of religious conflict dominated by predestination" (8); but it is not at all surprising that the theology of grace features little in the Jacobean debates, since Arminianism only emerged as a domestic issue at the end of the reign.
While basic, the articles on salvation reflected careful theological consideration that attempted to navigate a middle passage between strict Calvinist predestination and free will Arminianism.
Under the further assumption that this Franeker professor allowed his likely confessional and political prise deposition in favor of Arminianism to become publicly known, we have a new, or at least an additional, explanation for why his removal from office occurred in 1609.
A man who has passed from orthodoxy to the loosest Arminianism, and thence to Arianism, and thence to direct Humanism.
All Christian theologies extol the importance of a loving relationship between Creator and created, but Arminianism is the least deterministic of them (Basinger, 1996).
In England and in Rhode Island they did not even know whether they stood for Calvinism or Arminianism.
And although Hale's view of natural law in Law of Nature remains in many respects continuous with his early Puritanism, it also represents a significant religious and soteriological shift in his later thought in the direction of Arminianism.
The background of the four non-nobles is similar, and all were critics of the Personal Rule and of Arminianism, though for very different reasons than Saye or John Pym.
As the Primitives and other Reformed Baptists understood it "evangelical Calvinism" in which the gospel was preached as if everyone could be saved, but efficacious only for the elect, was merely Arminianism in disguise.
This too is an interesting observation, since historians generally date the advent of Arminianism in New England to the eighteenth century.
5) Whereas the Remonstrant controversy on the continent was concerned almost exclusively with doctrine, English Arminianism included an emphasis on sacramental ministry as the external mark of its distinctive character.
A national survey of ministry students reveals that Baptist ministry student attitudes about Calvinism and Arminianism correlate strongly with their view of women's roles in ministry.