Erasmian

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Erasmian (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Erasmus (Catholic priest and theologian).
    • 1985, Lucien Febvre, The problem of unbelief in the sixteenth century: the religion of Rabelais[1], ISBN 9780674708266, page 286:
      It was not, as Juan de Valdes very clearly attests, repugnant to an Erasmian Evangelical, even if he otherwise admired Luther.

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Erasmian (plural Erasmians)

  1. A follower of Erasmus.
    • 1992, Leopoldo Zea, Amy Oliver, The role of the Americas in history[2], ISBN 9780847677214, page 220:
      The spirit of the Spanish Erasmians was in fact different from the spirit that inspired Erasmus and his followers in the rest of Western Europe.

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