Complete Definition of "antinomian"

English

Etymology
From the Gk. αντί anti "against" + νόμος nomos “custom, law”.

Noun
en-noun, from antinomy

  1. One who maintains that, under the gospel dispensation, the moral law is of no use or obligation, but that faith alone is necessary to salvation. The sect of Antinomians originated with w:Johannes Agricola|Johannes Agricola, in Germany, about the year 1535.

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Of or pertaining to the Antinomians; opposed to the doctrine that the moral law is obligatory.

See also
antinomianism

te:antinomian
vi:antinomian

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