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Janʹsenists

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A sect of Christians, who held the doctrines of Cornelius Jansen, Bishop of Ypres, in France. Jansen professed to have formulated the teaching of Augustine, A.D. 1640, which resembled Calvinism in many respects. He taught the doctrines of “irresistible grace,” “original sin,” and the “utter helplessness of the natural man to turn to God.” Louis XIV. took part against them, and they were put down by Pope Clement XI., in 1705, in the famous bull called Unigenʹitus (q.v.).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Jambon
Jambuscha [Jam-bus-cah]
James
James (St.)
Jamie or Jemmie Duffs
Jamshid
Jane
Jane Eyre
Janissaries or Janizaries
Jannes and Jambres
Jansenists
Januarius (St.)
January
Ja nus
Japanese
Japheth’s Stone
Japhetidie
Jaquemart
Jaques
Jarkman
Jarnac