adjective see Jansenism

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  • Jansenistic — See Jansenist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Jansenistic — adj. pertaining to the doctrine of Cornelis Jansen which empasized predestination and purported that there is no free will …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jansenistic — jan·sen·is·tic …   English syllables

  • jansenistic — adjective see jansenist II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nicolas Letourneux —     Nicolas Letourneux     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Nicolas Letourneux     A well known French preacher and ascetical writer of Jansenistic tendencies, born at Rouen, 30 April, 1640; died at Paris, 28 November, 1686. His parents were poor, but… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Nicolas Letourneux — (30 April 1640 – 28 November 1686) was a French preacher and ascetical writer of Jansenistic tendencies. Letourneux was born at Rouen. His parents were poor, but the talents he displayed at an early age attracted the attention of some wealthy… …   Wikipedia

  • Synod of Pistoia —     Synod of Pistoia     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Synod of Pistoia     Held 18 to 28 September, 1786, by Scipio de’ Ricci, Bishop of Pistoia and Prato. It marks the most daring effort ever made to secure for Jansenism and allied errors a… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Moral Theology — • Limited to those doctrines which discuss the relations of man and his free actions to God and his supernatural end, and propose the means instituted by God for the attainment of that end Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Moral Theology …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Unigenitus — • A celebrated Apostolic Constitution of Clement XI, condemning 101 propositions of Pasquier Quesnel Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Unigenitus     Unigenitus      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Casuistry — • The application of general principles of morality to definite and concrete cases of human activity, for the purpose, primarily, of determining what one ought to do, or ought not to do, or what one may do or leave undone as one pleases; and for… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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