from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. infralapsarianism
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Infralapsarianism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The doctrine that the decrees of election and reprobation are subsequent to the fall, or that men are elected to grace or reprobated to death while in a state of sin and ruin.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I wonder whether the infra/sublapsarianism of the Synod of Dort was itself an example of avoiding a repulsive conclusion.
The _second_ theory is designated _sublapsarianism_.
Doegs and the flattering Ziphites were to seek to ensnare me with a proffer of his remission upon sinful compliances, I wad persevere, natheless, in lifting my testimony against popery, prelacy, antinomianism, erastianism, lapsarianism, sublapsarianism, and the sins and snares of the times -- I wad cry as a woman in labour against the black
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.