Definition of Osiandrian
: an adherent of the doctrine that in justification by faith the believer is actually made righteous by an indwelling of Christ in him and not merely declared righteous by imputation
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Origin and Etymology of osiandrian
Andreas Osiander †1552 German Lutheran theologian + English -an or -ist
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