Neonomianism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Neonomianism The doctrines or belief of the neonomians.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n neonomianism The doctrine that the gospel is a new law, and that faith and a partial obedience are accepted in place of the perfect obedience of the old moral law. These views were held by certain British dissenters about the end of the seventeenth century, and are said to have been held also by the Hopkinsians, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Neonomianism nē-ō-nō′mi-an-izm the doctrine that the gospel is a new law, and that faith has abrogated the old moral obedience
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. neos, new, nomos, law.