congruism

noun

con·​gru·​ism
ˈkän(ˌ)grüˌizəm,
ˈkäŋ(-;
ˈkäŋgrəˌwi-
plural -s
: a theory advanced by the Molinists according to which divine grace is efficacious because it is given by God in circumstances which he foreknows to be congruous and favorable to its operation

Word History

Etymology

French congruisme, from congru suitable (from Latin congruus) + -isme -ism

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“Congruism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/congruism. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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