antinomian /antɪˈnəʊmɪən/

a

I. noun

a person who believes that Christians are released by grace from the obligation of observing the moral law.
II. adjective

denoting or relating to antinomians or their beliefs.
III. derivatives

antinomianism
noun


– origin mid 17th cent.: from medieval Latin Antinomi, the name of a 16th-cent. sect in Germany alleged to hold this view, from Greek anti- ‘opposite, against’ + nomos ‘law’.

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