Also found in: Wikipedia.
in•fra•lap•sar•i•an•ism(ˌɪn frə læpˈsɛər i əˌnɪz əm)
the doctrine that God decreed the election of a chosen number for redemption after the Fall (opposed to supralapsarianism).
in`fra•lap•sar′i•an, n., adj.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
the theological doctrine that man’s fall was foreseen and permitted by God, who then decreed election as a method for the salvation of some of mankind. Cf. supralapsarianism. — infralapsarian, n., adj.See also: Christianity
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.