/ɪnfrəlæpˈsɛəriənɪzəm/ (say infruhlap'sairreeuhnizuhm)

a doctrine adopted by Calvinists from St Augustine, that God decreed the creation, permitted the fall as logically subordinate, planned the redemption of a chosen number and the eternal punishment of the remainder, all as part of a preconceived plan for the universe.
Also, sublapsarianism.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Infralapsarianism — In fra*lap*sa ri*an*ism, n. (Theor.) The doctrine, belief, or principles of the Infralapsarians. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • infralapsarianism — /in freuh lap sair ee euh niz euhm/, n. Theol. the doctrine, held by Augustinians and by many Calvinists, that God planned the Creation, permitted the Fall, elected a chosen number, planned their redemption, and suffered the remainder to be… …   Universalium

  • infralapsarianism — noun A doctrine held by certain Calvinists holding that, while the fall of man was inevitable, the identities of the elect and the reprobate were not known until after the fall …   Wiktionary

  • infralapsarianism — in·fra·lap·sar·i·an·ism …   English syllables

  • infralapsarianism —  Инфралапсарионизм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • infralapsarianism — in•fra•lap•sar•i•an•ism [[t]ˌɪn frə læpˈsɛər i əˌnɪz əm[/t]] n. rel the doctrine that God decreed the election of a chosen number for redemption after the Fall (opposed to supralapsarianism). • Etymology: 1840–50; infralapsarian (infra + L… …   From formal English to slang

  • infralapsarianism — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷əˌnizəm noun ( s) : the doctrine that God foresaw and permitted the fall of man and that after the fall he then decreed election as a means of saving some of the human race compare supralapsarianism * * * /in freuh lap sair …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lapsarianism — is the set of Calvinist doctrines describing the theoretical order of God s decree (in his mind, before Creation), in particular concerning the order of his decree for the fall of man and reprobation. The name of the doctrine comes from the Latin …   Wikipedia

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