supralapsarian


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supralapsarian

(ˌsuːprəlæpˈsɛərɪən; ˌsjuː-)
n
(Theology) Christian theol a person who believes that God decreed the election or nonelection of individuals to salvation even before the Fall. Compare infralapsarian
[C17: from New Latin suprālapsārius, from Latin supra- + lapsus a fall]
ˌsupralapˈsarianism n
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Supralapsarians, who hold that that luckless person's fall was decreed
Here as in Roman Forgeries, Traherne's eagerness to insert himself into topical theological controversies--namely, the supralapsarian debate over the order of God's eternal decrees--seems to strain against the infinite and radical optimism that Balakier ascribes to Traherne.
43) Edwin Van Driel, Incarnation Anyway: Arguments for Supralapsarian Christology (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008).
Perkins's supralapsarian and atonement-limiting version of Reformed theology, which Moore dubs "strict Elizabethan particularism" (68), led Perkins to deny that the call of the gospel for sinners to believe implied that God desired to save the reprobate.
As Shami shows, Donne accepts the biblical teaching of predestination, but rejects supralapsarian interpretations, and critiques "those who divorce [this] doctrine from its implementation through Christ and his ordinances" (95).
33) This, so called, supralapsarian view, gives an absolute priority to the decree of predestination from which all the other decrees stem from.
He did not want a visible church to hold doctrines on original sin or on Calvin's supralapsarian predestination because they make a tyrant of God.
Vos brings out clearly the supralapsarian perspective framing Scotus's doctrine.
Most Calvinist theologians have denied that Calvin was a supralapsarian, and all have denied that he made God responsible for sin and evil - a charge that Arminians and others have hurled at Calvin and every Calvinist.
Supralapsarian, and Beza's even harsher creabilitarian predestination stressed God's omnipotence, but appeared to make him the author of sin.
In this lively and concise Yale dissertation van Driel moves dialectically through the supralapsarian Christologies of Friedrich Schleiermacher, I.
As a supralapsarian, he believed God set out His eternal purpose before sin was committed.