Cartesianism begins to become active and powerful when Jansenism is beginning to decline.
It was the same with a host of pieces relating to Jansenism.
The suppression of the Jesuits meant a revival of Jansenism.
The elimination of the Jesuits was a triumph for so-called Jansenism.
There too is emptiness; and why I know not, but to me the place exhales a stale odour of Jansenism.
Father Brisacier, born 1603, a Jesuit, and a warm opponent of Jansenism.
His promotion in the Church was checked by his partiality for Jansenism.
Jansenism can excite only theological quarrels and wars of the pen.
This chapter, wittily entitled (with a touch of Jansenism) "the little number of elect," would be brief were it but a catalogue.
Among other professors he put in a certain Tamburini, who had been expelled from Brescia for Jansenism.
1650s, in reference to doctrine of Cornelius Jansen (1585-1638), Catholic bishop of Ypres, who maintained the perverseness and inability for good of the natural human will. Related: Jansenist.