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Infralapsarianism/Supralapsarianism
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I. Dogmatics – II. Fundamental Theology

I. Dogmatics

The terms infralapsarianism and supralapsarianism designate the alternate positions in the 17th-century dispute between the various schools of Reformed theology regarding the understanding of predestination. The controversial issue was: who is the eternally chosen or damned human being? The yet to be created and fallible person (thus supralapsarianism: T. Beza, F. Gomarus, in certain respects already Calvin) or the already created…

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Link, Christian, “Infralapsarianism/Supralapsarianism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 09 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_10406>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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