Definition of postlapsarian in English:
adjectiveTheology or literary
Occurring or existing after the Fall of Man.
- That means an inferior and subordinate role, which has been ratified in the postlapsarian situation, particularly under the weight of the curse.
- They examine the creation of humanity: on the level of the prelapsarian situation, and on the level of postlapsarian conditions.
- Consequently, God provided his creature, the human being, with the capacities to survive in a postlapsarian situation, under the conditions of pain and tears, of hardship and death.
mid 18th century: from post- 'occurring after'.
Definition of postlapsarian in:
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