the doctrinal teachings of Jacobus Arminius or his followers, especially the doctrine that Christ died for all people and not only for the elect.
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Historical Examples

I mean in contradiction to Arminianism, and all the isms that were ever broached in this world of ignorance and error.
The World’s Greatest Books, Vol IX. Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton

It hath come pass that Arminianism exists, and therefore this is a part of the Divine plan.
Calvinistic Controversy Wilbur Fisk

Arminianism was regarded as a new and horrible epidemic, daily gaining ground, and threatening to destroy the whole population.
History of the United Netherlands, 1600-09, Vol. IV. Complete John Lothrop Motley

Baxterians, followers of Baxter in respect of his attempted compromise between Calvinism and Arminianism.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3 Various

Personal responsibility may be made a doctrinal basis, and develope into Arminianism or Pelagianism.
An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine John Henry Cardinal Newman

The denial of universal ideas is rationalism and materialism in philosophy, as it is Pelagianism and Arminianism in theology.
Beacon Lights of History, Volume V John Lord

Arminianism had revived the rational side of theological method.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10 Various

Nor does Arminianism really provide more than a merely verbal escape from the difficulty.
Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.) Leslie Stephen

This town was at that time the stronghold of Episcopacy and Arminianism, and in it the state of religion was very low.
Letters of Samuel Rutherford Samuel Rutherford

As for doctrine, Arminianism and Vorstianism were to be blasted with one thunderstroke from the British throne.
The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II. John Lothrop Motley


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