variants or less commonly Osiandrist
plural -s
: 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

Word History


Andreas Osiander †1552 German Lutheran theologian + English -an or -ist

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“Osiandrian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Osiandrian. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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