Dutch theologian and critic of CALVINISM. His views were condemned by the SYNOD OF DORT but spread rapidly in the Netherlands and France. The were introduced to ANGLICANISM by ARCHBISHOP LAUD where they degenerated into a FORM of PELAGIANISM. A modified form of ARMINIANISM characterized the METHODIST revival of the eighteenth century and dominates much EVANGELICAL THEOLOGY in America today.

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  • Arminius — [är min′ē əs] 1. (Ger. name Hermann) 17? B.C. A.D. 21?; Germanic tribal leader 2. Jacobus [yä kō′bəs] (born Jacob Harmensen) 1560 1609; Du. theologian: see ARMINIANISM …   English World dictionary

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