Semi-Pelagianism \Sem`i-Pe*la"gi*an*ism\ (s[e^]m`[i^]*p[-e]*l[=a]"j[i^]*an*[i^]z'm), n. The doctrines or tenets of the Semi-Pelagians. [1913 Webster]

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  • semi-pelagian — I. | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ at semi + noun ( s) Usage: often capitalized S & usually capitalized P : a person (as a theologian of a 5th or 6th century monastery in Gaul) holding that man requires special help and not merely general guidance from God to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Semi-pélagianisme — Sarcophage dit de Jean Cassien à l abbaye Saint Victor de Marseille Le semi pélagianisme est une doctrine théologique chrétienne développée dans le sud de la Gaule au Ve siècle par Jean Cassien, Vincent de Lérins et Salvien de Marseille,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Semipelagianism — Semi Pelagianism is a Christian theological understanding about salvation; that is, how humanity and God are restored to a right relationship. The Semi Pelagian teaching is derived from the earlier Pelagian teaching about salvation (see below),… …   Wikipedia

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