Congruism Con"gru*ism, n. [Cf. F. congruisme.] (Scholastic Theol.) See {Congruity}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Congruism — • The term by which theologians denote a theory according to which the efficacy of efficacious grace is due, at least in part, to the fact that the grace is given in circumstances favourable to its operation, i. e. congruous in that sense… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • congruism — ˈkän(ˌ)grüˌizəm, ˈkäŋ( ; ˈkäŋgrəˌwi noun ( s) Etymology: French congruisme, from congru suitable (from Latin congruus) + isme ism : a theory advanced by the Molinists according to which divine grace is efficacious because it is given by God in… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Molinism — • The name used to denote one of the systems which purpose to reconcile grace and free will Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Molinism     Molinism      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Francisco Suarez —     Francisco Suárez     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Francisco Suárez     Doctor Eximius, a pious and eminent theologian, as Paul V called him, born at Granada, 5 January, 1548; died at Lisbon, 25 September, 1617. He entered the Society of Jesus at …   Catholic encyclopedia

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