Pelagianism

noun
Pe·​la·​gian·​ism | \ pə-ˈlā-j(ē-)ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Pelagianism (audio) \

Definition of Pelagianism

: the teaching of Pelagius or Pelagians

First Known Use of Pelagianism

1581, in the meaning defined above

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“Pelagianism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pelagianism. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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