Jansenism vs Baianism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between jansenism and baianism

is that jansenism is the catholic doctrines of and his followers, which emphasise original sin, divine grace and predestination while baianism is a school of thought, the immediate historical predecessor of jansenism, that claimed thorough augustinianism over the scholasticism which held sway over most catholic theologians at the time.

jansenism

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  • The Catholic doctrines of and his followers, which emphasise original sin, divine grace and predestination.
  • *2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 798:
  • *:From the mid-seventeenth century, therefore, disputes about Jansenism turned into a struggle for the soul of the French Church, now vigorously resurgent against a steadily more beleaguered Reformed Protestantism.
  • baianism

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    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia Baianism)
  • A school of thought, the immediate historical predecessor of Jansenism, that claimed thorough Augustinianism over the scholasticism which held sway over most Catholic theologians at the time.