Osiandrian

noun
Osi·​an·​dri·​an | \ ˌōzēˈandrēən, ˌōsēˈ- \
variants: or less commonly Osiandrist \ -​rə̇st \
plural -s

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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History and Etymology for Osiandrian

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 21 Oct. 2020.

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