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AUGUSTINUS

The treatise of Cornelius Jansenius (d. 1638), published after his death, in which were expounded the main principles of Jansenism. Based on St. Augustine's anti-Pelagian works, Augustinus denied the existence of a supernatural order and the resistibility of grace. It was condemned as heretical by Pope Innocent X in five propositions.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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