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 (ĭ-răs′təs), Thomas Originally Thomas Lüber (or Lieber or Liebler). 1524-1583.
Swiss Protestant theologian and philosopher who opposed Calvinism and the use of excommunication as a punishment.


(ɪˈræs təs)

Thomas, 1524–83, Swiss-German theologian.
E•ras′ti•an, adj., n.
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