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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Complete control of Church affairs by the State. It is named after Thomas Erastus (1524–85), a Swiss physician ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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2005
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
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Named after Thomas Lüber (Lat., Erastus; 1524–1583), Erastianism held that the civil magistrate exercised all sovereignty within the state, ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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Is the theological affirmation of the ascendancy of the state over the Church in ecclesiastical matters. Its eponym is Thomas ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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The view that the state has the right and responsibility to intervene in and control the affairs of the Christian ...

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