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n.1.(Eccl.-Hist.) One of the followers of Francis Gomar or Gomarus, a Dutch disciple of Calvin in the 17th century, who strongly opposed the Arminians.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He stresses Coornhert's "perfectibilism" and in fact concludes by accepting the Gomarist view that Coornhert was one of those by whom Arminius was led astray in his teaching on predestination.
The British delegates were not the only representatives worried about the pastoral and theological dangers of the Gomarist position.
intransigence of the official Calvinists (or Gomarists), published the
This appointment provided the starting point for the ten-year battle between Remonstrants (Arminians) and contra-Remonstrants (also known as anti-Arminians or Gomarists), which ended only in 1619, when the Synod of Dordrecht banned Vorstius from Dutch soil.
Next, Balibar extends his analysis of Spinoza's response to the theologico-political register where the aristocratic Orangists and the bourgeois Regentists--who compete d for monarchical control of Holland--opposed the Gomarists and the "Christians without a Church" (that is, the Socinians and Collegiants, among others) who competed in their advocacy of the democratic "aspirations of the common people" (p.