ARMIN Jacob( Dutch theologian.)
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Born in Audevatere (South Holland) October 10, 1560. He studied at Leiden and University of Geneva (in Geneva, Theodore Bezae, a pupil of Calvin). In 1588 became a pastor in the Dutch Reformed Church in Amsterdam in 1603 - a professor of theology at Leiden University. Study of Romans the Apostle Paul Arminia convinced that the Dutch Calvinist doctrine of salvation does not correspond SW. Scripture. He became the leader of a so-called. Arminians and the last years of his life devoted to interfaith disputes. Arminius died in Leiden, 19 October 1609.
In 1610 the church authorities have filed Arminians view (remonstrantia), which is considered a classic statement of the doctrine of Arminians, or remonstrantov. Remonstranty opposed the five-point doctrine Dutch church: 1) the double predestination - to the salvation or ruin - a result of a free act of divine will, and 2) that, . that the elected will certainly be saved, . and convicted - perish, and 3) that, . that Christ died only for the elect to salvation, and 4) that, . that God gives grace only to the elect to salvation; 5) that, . that received the saving grace had never been to lose,
In 1618-1619 Reformatsky Synod of Dordrecht formally condemned the doctrine Arminians, 200 Arminian clergy lost their posts. In Holland Arminians survived as a small sect. Arminianism had a strong influence on theologians in other countries (such as John Wesley in England), disagree with the Calvinist doctrine of predestination.