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see Arminius, JacobusArminius, Jacobus
, 1560–1609, Dutch Reformed theologian, whose original name was Jacob Harmensen. He studied at Leiden, Marburg, Geneva, and Basel and in 1588 became a pastor at Amsterdam.
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This Arminian change is specifically reflected in Hale's argument that natural law serves the goal of making salvation possible for virtuous pagans with no knowledge of Judeo-Christian scripture.
On the other hand, the Arminians, widely known as Trevisten or "pacificators," could be counted on to support Frederick's war effort.
After the Arminian issue had exploded at Franeker, we cannot exclude that de Veno's extensive use of philosophical liberties came to be associated with the theological liberties demanded by Vorstius and other Arminians.
The first Baptists, the Helwys group of the Amsterdam Separatist community, were Arminian in theology, and were so in large part through their contact with the Dutch Mennonites.
So the first Baptists were Arminians and were aware that this, like their practice of believer's baptism, set them apart from separatist Puritans.
This hymnological accumulation of Calvinist and Arminian divinity continued unabated through the Civil War and beyond.
He has delivered us from the Spanish Inquisition, from papal idolatry, and later from the many false Arminian heresies.
22) Coke seems not to have pondered the implications for black people of the competition between Arminians and Calvinists, but he did perceive that New World blacks were confronted with a choice between the two doctrinal positions.
75) We could explore other ways in which this genre held together distinctive emphases between clergy and people, between elite and popular culture, between Arminians, Calvinists, and Moravians, but the important point is that the genre does cohere and comprehend an astonishing range of experiences within a basic pattern of biblical narrative and Reformation theology.
69) Thus, according to Justice Souter, Arminians can be properly excluded from a limited public forum, but Calvinists--who would not call anyone to commit themselves in an act of Christian conversion--cannot.
The Arminians used the principles of rationality "to question traditional claims deriving from Scripture, but only the deists attacked the validity of Scripture itself" (19).