congruism

noun
con·​gru·​ism | \ ˈkän(ˌ)grüˌizəm, ˈkäŋ(-; ˈkäŋgrəˌwi- \
plural -s

Definition of congruism

: 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

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History and Etymology for congruism

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 11 Aug. 2020.

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