Occamism


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Occamism

1. the precepts and ideas of William of Occam, 14th-century English Scholastic.
2. support of his precepts. — Occamist, Occamite, n.Occamistic, adj.
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Thus, Occamism tended toward a semi-Pelagian tendency in which God's grace was humanity's assistance to work and overcome sin.
Luther's "Occamism" was nicely exemplified in the theological theses formulated for his Heidelberg Disputation of April 26, 1518.