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

Definition of ERASTIAN

:  of, characterized by, or advocating the doctrine of state supremacy in ecclesiastical affairs
Erastian noun
Eras·tian·ism \-ˌni-zəm\ noun

Origin of ERASTIAN

Thomas Erastus †1583 Swiss physician and Zwinglian theologian
First Known Use: 1773


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