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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
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2,357 words

Throughout the sixteenth century disputes occurred over the place of the law in Protestant theology and practice. In its broadest ...

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Literature
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148 words

any theory that holds that moral law as such, or the Old Testament legal system specifically, is not binding upon ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
68 words

(Gk., anti, ‘against’, + nomos, law) ...

A tendency in all religions, for some among those who believe to

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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96 words

(Greek, anti ‘against’ + nomos ‘law’) The belief that God’s grace liberates Christians from an obligation to moral law. The ...

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
138 words

The doctrine held by a group of Christians taught by Paul that Christ has freed us from slavery under the ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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136 words
A medieval Latin coinage from the Greek (literally ‘against law’) used to denote the doctrine that Christians are exempted from the moral law, and are instead subject only to the law of ... More
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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Literature
Length:
72 words
any theory that holds that moral law as such, or the Old Testament legal system specifically, is not binding upon Christians. In America the Antinomian controversy was precipitated by ... ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Religion
Length:
515 words
theoretical negation and actual transgression of traditional law on various grounds. Tendencies and movements denying the validity of received ritual and moral norms or, at least, ... More

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