antinomian(redirected from antinomianly)
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1. Christianity A proponent of the doctrine of antinomianism.
2. One who denies the fixed meaning or universal applicability of moral law.
1. Christianity Of or relating to the doctrine of antinomianism.
2. Opposed to or denying the fixed meaning or universal applicability of moral law: "By raising segregation and racial persecution to the ethical level of law, it puts into practice the antinomian rules of Orwell's world. Evil becomes good, inhumanity is interpreted as charity, egoism as compassion" (Elie Wiesel).
(Theology) relating to the doctrine that by faith and the dispensation of grace a Christian is released from the obligation of adhering to any moral law
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a member of a Christian sect holding such a doctrine
an•ti•no•mi•an(ˌæn tɪˈnoʊ mi ən)
a person who maintains that Christians are freed from the moral law by virtue of grace and faith.
[1635–45; < Medieval Latin Antinom(ī), pl. of Antinomus opponent of (the moral) law (< Greek antí anti- + nómos law) + -ian]