from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The doctrines or tenets of the Semi-Pelagians.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The compromise between Augustinianism and Pelagianism attempted in the fifth century by Cassian in southern France, who maintained that man is morally sick, in opposition to Augustine, who asserted that he is morally dead, and to Pelagius, who held that he is morally well.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The same will be true with respect to semi-pelagianism or even neo-semi-pelagianism.
Robert Schuller as well and is at its core a repudiation of total depravity bordering on semi-pelagianism; being charitable, if not outright pelagianism.
The root cause of pelagianism, semi-pelagianism and liberalism in the church is the desire to rationalize God and scripture rather than accept the sovreignty of God.