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Molinism

[moh-luh-niz-uh m, mol-uh-] /ˈmoʊ ləˌnɪz əm, ˈmɒl ə-/
noun
1.
the theological doctrine, formulated by Luis Molina, that the consent of the human will is necessary for divine grace to be effective.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; Molin(a) + -ism
Related forms
Molinist, noun
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Molinism

/ˈmɒlɪnɪzəm/
noun
1.
(RC Church) a doctrine of grace that attempts to reconcile the efficacy of divine grace with human free will in responding to it
Word Origin
C17: named after Luis de Molina (1535–1600), Spanish Jesuit who taught such a doctrine
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