• WordNet 3.6
    • n Jansenism the Roman Catholic doctrine of Cornelis Jansen and his disciples; salvation is limited to those who are subject to supernatural determinism and the rest are assigned to perdition
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Jansenism (Eccl. Hist) The doctrine of Jansen regarding free will and divine grace.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Jansenism A system of evangelical doctrine deduced from the writings of Augustine by Cornelius Jansen, Roman Catholic bishop of Ypres (1585-1638), and maintained by his followers. It is described by Catholic authorities as “a heresy which consisted in denying the freedom of the will and the possibility of resisting Divine grace,” under “a professed attempt to restore the ancient doctrine and discipline of the Church.” (Cath. Dict.) It is regarded by Protestant authorities as “a reaction within the Catholic Church against the theological casuistry and general spirit of the Jesuit order,” and “a revival of the Augustinian tenets upon the inability of the fallen will and upon efficacious grace.” (G. P. Fisher, Hist. Reformation, p. 451.)
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Jansenism jan′sen-izm a system of evangelical doctrine deduced from Augustine by Cornelius Jansen (1585-1638), Roman Catholic Bishop of Ypres, essentially a reaction against the ordinary Catholic dogma of the freedom of the will and that of merely sufficient grace, maintaining that interior grace is irresistible, and that Christ died for all
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. Jansénisme,


In literature:

It is likely that Pascal was attracted as much by the fruits of Jansenism in the life of Port-Royal as by the doctrine itself.
"Pascal's Pensées" by Blaise Pascal
Then Jansen laughed, and the red line of the caravan gathered in a tight knot.
"The Time Traders" by Andre Norton
It has therefore become the conscience of the Church, until the Catholic Church in Jansenism killed this her conscience.
"History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)" by Adolph Harnack
The Rise and Progress of Jansenism.
"My New Curate" by P.A. Sheehan
Jansen, Cornelius, painter, v, 122.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
He walked between Jansen and Bill, a dozen men behind, and a flying scud of boys before.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
Chief-engineer Jansen received a sound whipping from him and deserted to the enemy.
"The Story of Russia" by R. Van Bergen
Lionel was soon perfectly at home with Mistress Jansen.
"Hendricks the Hunter" by W.H.G. Kingston
Jansen in return threw his into his left, and thus the argument was finished.
"Snarley-yow" by Frederick Marryat
On the other hand, Jansenism, considered as a practical religious revival, is altogether his work.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
Like modern Jansenism, and unlike Nestorianism, the Monophysites were famous for their austerities.
"An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
Jansen," he said, "don't tempt me too far.
"A Modern Buccaneer" by Rolf Boldrewood
But he was a Jansenist, that is to say, he knew the words of the language of Jansenism and employed them at random.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
The company made way for her involuntarily, and she was placed at the upper end of the hall, between Mrs. Jansen and Mrs. Heidt.
"Dry Fish and Wet" by Anthon Bernhard Elias Nilsen
After the king's death the tribunal prohibited this work as infected with Jansenism.
"The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII." by Juan Antonio Llorente
Jansen follows him as to the verses at bottom only.
"The Dance of Death" by Francis Douce
This question of Jansenism and Molinism occupied France for about two hundred years.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 3 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Lectures" by Robert G. Ingersoll
The marquis was a rigorist, and though he had a tincture of Jansenism he often differed from St. Augustine.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. VI (of VI), "Spanish Passions" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
To deny their goodness, would be Jansenism.
"The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6" by E. Rameur
Wendell, Evart Jansen, xii.
"Curiosities of the American Stage" by Laurence Hutton

In news:

MIDLAND, MI — Former Great Lakes Loon catcher Kenley Jansen has been cleared to return to the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday.
Kenley Jansen to return Tuesday.
Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen has been cleared to return to the team on Tuesday.
Baylor senior Jaclyn Jansen is tied for 12th at the NCAA Championship after Tuesday's opening round.
It was a mildly disappointing day overall for Baylor, as Jansen , who shot 1-under, was the only Baylor women's player to start in the top 30.
Mitchel Oliver Jansen was born at 6:54 pm May 2, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Donny and Beth Jansen of Anchor Point.
Jansen Talks Life as a Long Snapper.
J.J Jansen Talks Life as a Long Snapper.
A few hours after telling the media for the umpteenth time that he doesn't plan to take the closer's job away from Javy Guerra and give it to Kenley Jansen , Mattingly called on Jansen to finish off Sunday's 2-0 victory over Washington.
ANDREW JANSEN / JOURNAL Thomas Place, SLUH, in the Jr Bills 13-10 win over DeSmet.
Panthers re-sign LS Jansen , LB Phillips.
Don't make Kenley Jansen the closer -- he's too good for the job.
Kirby Lee/US PresswireKenley Jansen has allowed two runs since June, while stranding all nine runners he has inherited.
Kenley Jansen has struck out 25 of his past 40 batters.
Woodson steps up, plus Toomer, Runyon, Woods and Jansen news.

In science:

Details of XMM-Newton and the EPIC MOS and PN instruments can be found in Jansen et al. (2001), Turner et al. (2001) and Str¨uder et al. (2001) respectively.
First Look XMM-Newton EPIC Observations of the Prototypical Starburst Galaxy M82
This correlation, used in deriving the [Oii] SFRs, is consistent with the luminosity-dependent relation found by Jansen et al. (2001).
Star formation rate indicators in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
This is likely to be directly related to the correlation with luminosity noted by Jansen et al. (2001), as the higher EW systems include those with the lower luminosities.
Star formation rate indicators in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Jansen et al. (2001) find a strong correlation between F[OII] /FHα and MB , with brighter galaxies having lower flux ratios.
Star formation rate indicators in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Given the scatter in the relation shown in Figure 1 of Jansen et al. (2001), a range of at least 5 or 6 magnitudes would need to be sampled to identify this trend, so it is not surprising that it is not clearly detected in the current sample.
Star formation rate indicators in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
This is precisely the same discrepancy pointed out by Jansen et al.
Large logarithmic rescaling of the scalar condensate: a subtlety with substantial phenomenological implications
The Jansen sample of nearby galaxies is presented with solid circles, whereas our sample and its expected evolution is shown from the observed redshift (open triangle) to z = 0 (star-like symbols).
On-axis spectroscopy of the host galaxies of 20 optically luminous quasars at z~0.3
Sabine Jansen, Rudedi Seiler, and Mary-Beth Ruskai.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
Jansen and Luczak used simpler techniques to obtain a result along the lines of that in .
The scaling window for a random graph with a given degree sequence
Jansen and M. Luczak. A new approach to the giant component problem.
The scaling window for a random graph with a given degree sequence
Jansen, Christoph; Lux, Klaus; Parker, Richard; Wilson, Robert.
A 3-local characterization of Co_2
To quantify the likelihood of serendipitous source detection, we used the 2XMMi-DR3 catalogue (Watson et al. 2009), which is substantially dominated by serendipitous X-ray sources found by the XMM-Newton observatory (Jansen et al.
Jansen, ‘The minimal degrees of faithful representations of the sporadic simple groups and their covering groups’, LMS J.
On generators and representations of the sporadic simple groups
Measured average vertical stress at any depth is systematically higher than predicted by the Jansen theory, and fluctuations in this stress range up to about 20%.
Forces on Bins - The Effect of Random Friction
Various filtering operators for unstructured grids have already been proposed and tested, in several papers by Jansen (1994, 1999).
Dynamic Model for LES Without Test Filtering: Quantifying the Accuracy of Taylor Series Approximations