Arminius


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Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)

German hero

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Arminius plots a hazardous path, ally of Rome with a bitter resentment towards his country's conquerors.
Relational theologies incorporate at least the spirit of Arminius by espousing numerous interrelated tenets, even though the theologies are conceptually diverse as well.
This expression is nearly identical to the so-called late-medieval facientibus principle so strenuously rejected by the sixteenth-century Protestants, but later revived by Arminius.
This seems fair enough, but the dedication, on the other hand, of the play Arminius to the Duke of Cumberland reveals the play to be 'unashamedly Hanoverian', and thus to the bonum of the ruling family.
94) Arminius offered four decrees according to which God's first desire was to save all (universal ism); only subsequently did he elect those who accept the grace offered in Christ.
32) Luther was held in the same esteem as German national heroes past and present--from Arminius to Otto von Bismarck--and recognized as the embodiment of Germanness and a foil against foreign (read: Catholic) influence.
The Arminius Energy Trust #2H was drilled to a measured depth of 13,175' with a 4,325' lateral.
Methodist missionary Arminius Young in 1916 wrote of these men: "Nearly a hundred and fifty years ago Englishmen began to settle in Labrador .
Arminius, Arminianism, and Europe; Jacobus Arminius (1559/60-1609).
63) It is no wonder that the nineteenth century witnessed an unprecedented rise in the number of missionaries arriving in Muslim lands, as well as Orientalist masqueraders embarking on hazardous journeys into the very heart of Islam: Goldziher's patron and main benefactor Arminius Vambery went to Istanbul in 1857; in 1863, he disguised himself as a dervish ("Rashid Effendi") and visited Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, and Herat; (64) Hurgronje arrived in Jeddah on August 28, 1884, publicly proclaimed shahadah and entered Makka on January 21, 1885; (65) Gustav Weil (1808-89) spent more than four years in Cairo (1931-53), teaching French at the new Egyptian medical school established by Muhammad Ali Pasha (r.
Hermann, or Arminius as the Romans called him, is credited in Germany with blunting the Roman advance into Germany.
Il Catone is one of the first operas to open up overtly republican themes, which are furthered by more eighteenth-century operas devoted to the rebellion against Rome by the German leader Arminius (Arminio).
7m figure of Bavaria placed in front of the 'Hall of Fame' at Munich or the even bigger sword-waving figure of Arminius, German victor over the Roman legions, raised on a colossal base in the Teutoburg Forest.