Gomarists Sentence Examples
Netherlands was distracted by the quarrels of Gomarists and Arminians.
Gomarus then became the leader of the opponents of Arminius, who from that circumstance came to be known as Gomarists.
He engaged twice in personal disputation with Arminius in the assembly of the estates of Holland in 1608, and was one of five Gomarists who met five Arminians or Remonstrants in the same assembly of 1609.
Their adversaries (the Gomarists) met them with a " counter-remonstrance," and so were known as the Counter-Remonstrants.
For some years there had been a war of words between the religious parties, known as the Gomarists (strict Calvinists) and the Arminians (moderate Calvinists).Advertisement
The Gomarists in reply drew up a Contra-Remonstrance in seven articles, and appealed to a purely church synod.
Grotius sought to find some mean term in which the two hostile parties of Remonstrants and Anti-remonstrants, or as they were subsequently called Arminians and Gomarists (see Remonstrants), might agree.