Amyraldism

noun Am·y·ral·dism \ˌaməˈralˌdizəm\

Definition of Amyraldism

plural

-s

  1. :  a liberal form of Calvinism distinguished by its doctrines of universal atonement and universal salvation

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Origin and Etymology of amyraldism

Moses Amyraldus (Moïse Amyraut) †1664 French Protestant theologian + English -ism


First Known Use: circa 1815


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