a learned Dutch theologian and founder of Arminianism, an assertion of the free-will of man in the matter of salvation against the necessitarianism of Calvin (1560-1609).

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  • Arminius — [är min′ē əs] 1. (Ger. name Hermann) 17? B.C. A.D. 21?; Germanic tribal leader 2. Jacobus [yä kō′bəs] (born Jacob Harmensen) 1560 1609; Du. theologian: see ARMINIANISM …   English World dictionary

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