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- n. The doctrines and practices of the Augustinians.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The doctrines held by Augustine or by the Augustinians.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The doctrines of St. Augustine.
- n. The rules and practice of the Augustinians.
As in the fifth century there had been two contending systems, known as Augustinianism and Pelagianism, with the later rise of the compromised system of Semi-Pelagianism, so at the Reformation there were two systems, Protestantism and Roman Catholicism, with the later rise of
It will help to make intelligible the subtle and variable theories which follow, if it be premised that the Scholastics are apt to puzzle readers by mixing up with their philosophy of reason a real or apparent apriorism, which is called Augustinianism, Platonism, or
"Augustinianism," Augustine being, as remarked, the real author of the system, and not the Genevan divine.
Cranmer's baptismal liturgy, above all, is a trenchant expression of western Augustinianism.
Between World War I and the end of the Cold War, his unique blend of Augustinianism and liberal Protestantism was closely allied with a secular realism indebted to Machiavelli and Weber.
On one point the medieval theologians diverged from rigid Augustinianism.
For example, he makes the point that Thomas accepted the created world and rejected the supernaturalistic Augustinianism common to many earlier Catholic thinkers.
Gregory's brand of doctrinal Augustinianism, influenced rather by the Franciscan and Oxonian tradition than the more Dominican (and Parisian) variety of Giles of Rome, soon dominated the Augustinian Hermits 'philosophy and theology.
Ãtienne Gilson (1933) has characterized Marston's position as Augustinianism gone Avicennian (Augustinisme avicennisant).
Schillebeeckx's project is similar to that of Thomas Aquinas, who, in the thirteenth century, propounded the then new-fangled Aristotelian theory as an alternative to the then currently received one of Augustinianism.