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Erastian

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adjective Eras·tian \i-ˈras-tē-ən, -ˈras-chən\

Definition of Erastian

  1. :  of, characterized by, or advocating the doctrine of state supremacy in ecclesiastical affairs

Erastian noun
Erastianism play \-ˌni-zəm\ noun


Origin of erastian

Thomas Erastus †1583 Swiss physician and Zwinglian theologian


First Known Use: 1773


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