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infralapsarianism

[in-fruh-lap-sair-ee-uh-niz-uh m] /ˌɪn frə læpˈsɛər i əˌnɪz əm/
noun, Theology
1.
the doctrine, held by Augustinians and by many Calvinists, that God planned the Creation, permitted the Fall, elected a chosen number, planned their redemption, and suffered the remainder to be eternally punished (opposed to supralapsarianism).
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; infralapsarian + -ism
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