Molinism

Molinism

[moh-luh-niz-uhm, mol-uh-]
noun
the theological doctrine, formulated by Luis Molina, that the consent of the human will is necessary for divine grace to be effective.

Origin:
1660–70; Molin(a) + -ism

Molinist, noun
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Molinism (ˈmɒlɪnɪzəm)
 
n
RC Church a doctrine of grace that attempts to reconcile the efficacy of divine grace with human free will in responding to it
 
[C17: named after Luis de Molina (1535--1600), Spanish Jesuit who taught such a doctrine]

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