When Asked If I Hold To Supralapsarianism Or Infralapsarianism

I Was Like:

But then I looked it up and I learned that Supralapsarianism (also antelapsarianism) is the view that God’s decrees of election and reprobation logically preceded the decree of the fall while infralapsarianism (also called postlapsarianism and sublapsarianism) asserts that God’s decrees of election and reprobation logically succeeded the decree of the fall. I also learned that these words can also be used in connection with other topics, e.g. supra- and infralapsarian christology.

And yes I did copy all of that directly from Wikipedia.

And after all of that I was able to go back to the original inquisitor and reply, with great profundity:

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Some questions I’ll never know the answers too. Especially not if I need a dictionary and several cases of Ibuprofen to understand them.

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On a side note, you are all welcome for giving you the best cocktail party word ever. Two of them. Have a blast. Better yet, go stun the hell out of a seminarian who thinks they’re all that. Shell-shock ’em. It’ll be good for them, trust me.

Have a great Tuesday.

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