Definitions for erastianism

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  1. Erastianism, Byzantinism, Caesaropapism(noun)

    the doctrine that the state is supreme over the church in ecclesiastical matters

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Erastianism(noun)

    the principles of the Erastains

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  1. Erastianism

    the right of the State to override and overrule the decisions of the Church that happen to involve civil penalties. See Erastus.

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