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Pajon, Claude

(1626–85). Ref. theol.; b. Romorantin, Loir-et-Cher, Fr.; influenced by M. Amyraut* and J. Cameron*; influenced by occasionalism* in his explanation of conversion and by deism* in his view of double* predestination; founded theol., system called Pajonism; some followers became RC, others Socinian (see Socinianism); influenced G. W. v. Leibniz* and F. D. E. Schleiermacher.*

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