noun (1)
Mo·​li·​nism | \ ˈmōləˌnizəm, ˈmäl- \
plural -s

Definition of Molinism

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a doctrine that it is man's free cooperation which makes it possible for him to perform a good act with God's helping grace — compare congruism, thomism


noun (2)
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plural -s

Definition of Molinism (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for Molinism

Noun (1)

Spanish molinismo, from Luis Molina †1600 Spanish Jesuit and theologian + Spanish -ismo -ism

Noun (2)

Spanish molinismo, from Miguel de Molinos †ab 1697 Spanish priest and mystic + Spanish -ismo -ism

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“Molinism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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