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Augustinian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Augustinian a Roman Catholic friar or monk belonging to one of the Augustinian monastic orders
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Augustinian (Eccl) A member of one of the religious orders called after St. Augustine; an Austin friar.
    • a Augustinian Of or pertaining to St. Augustine, bishop of Hippo in Northern Africa (b. 354 -- d. 430), or to his doctrines.
    • n Augustinian One of a class of divines, who, following St. Augustine, maintain that grace by its nature is effectual absolutely and creatively, not relatively and conditionally.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Augustinian adjective Relating or pertaining to St. Augustine or his doctrines, or to the order of monks following his rule.
    • n Augustinian A member of one of several religious orders deriving their name and rule from St. Augustine. The regular canons of St. Augustine, or Austin Canons, were introduced into Great Britain soon after 1100, and had houses at Pontefract, Scone, Holyrood, etc. The hermits of St. Augustine, or Austin Friars, now known as Augustinians, form one of the four mendicant orders of the Roman Catholic Church; they were gathered into one body from several congregations in the middle of the thirteenth century. A reformed branch of this order is known as the barefooted Augustinians. There have also been various congregations of nuns called by this name; and many others follow the rule of St. Augustine, as the Hospital Sisters of the Hotel-Dieu in France, Canada, etc.
    • n Augustinian In theology, one who adopts the views of St. Augustine, especially his doctrines of predestination and irresistible grace. See grace.
    • n Augustinian One of a sect of the sixteenth century, which maintained that the gates of heaven will not be open till the general resurrection.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Augustinian one of an order of monks who derive their name and rule from St Augustine:
    • adj Augustinian of or relating to St Augustine
    • n Augustinian (theol.) one who holds the opinions of St Augustine, esp. on predestination and irresistible grace
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Usage

In literature:

One is called San Sebastian, and is in charge of discalced Augustinians.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493–1898, Volume XXXVI, 1649–1666" by Various
The discalced fathers of St. Francis also labored there for some time, it being ceded to them by the Observant Augustinians.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 41 of 55, 1691-1700" by Various
At last appeared a certain Augustinian brother.
"The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli" by Johann Hottinger
Pauline theology, Augustinianism, and Manicheism have much in common.
"The Next Step in Religion" by Roy Wood Sellars
His first engraved portrait by Cranach represents an Augustinian friar, and is dated 1520.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
He had been previously an Augustinian Canon of Bodmin, in Cornwall.
"Notes and Queries, Number 228, March 11, 1854" by Various
The Augustinian church is famous for its so-called miraculous image of Santo Nino.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
To this Augustinian thought led the way.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8" by Various
In his fifteenth year he entered the Augustinian order, and subsequently joined the Franciscans in 1220.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
His Augustinian views descended to the Jansenists, while his doctrine of pure undivided love to God formed the staple of Quietism.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Most of the congregations of Augustinian canons had convents of nuns, called canonesses; many such exist to this day.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
The Augustinians in the Philippines, 1670-1694.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by Various
The newcomer was a tall, blond young man, wearing the garb of an Augustinian monk.
"Rescue Dog of the High Pass" by James Arthur Kjelgaard
After spending a year in retirement with the Augustinian canons of Merton (Surrey) he became a theological lecturer in Oxford.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
I shall escort you to the Augustinian Convent.
"The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer" by Eugène Sue
In 1885 the conventual buildings were occupied by Augustinian monks.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
Wiclif was lecturing in the school of the Augustinians when their sentence was communicated to him.
"Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies" by Anonymous
I have entered the Augustinian cloister.
"Chronicles of the Schonberg-Cotta Family" by Elizabeth Rundle Charles
At Vigan also is the Augustinian Seminary and College, under the direction of the fathers, seven of whom are teachers.
"The Friars in the Philippines" by Ambrose Coleman
It belonged to an Augustinian priory founded by Henry I.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2" by Various
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In poetry:

Such is the outcome of your attack on the cat:
A theological, Augustinian grimace,
Which makes difficult our walking on this eart.
"To Mrs. Professor In Defense Of My Cat's Honor And Not Only" by Czeslaw Milosz

In news:

Protesters ' appalled ' at St Augustinians' embrace of Romney.
Protesters ' appalled ' at St Augustinians' support for Romney.
It was October 31, 1517 when the Augustinian monk nailed his 95 theses to the door of the castle church in Wittenberg, Germany in an attempt to reform practices in the Catholic Church.
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