Definition of Jansen, Cornelius Otto in English:

Jansen, Cornelius Otto

proper noun

  • (1585–1638), Flemish theologian; founder of Jansenism. A Roman Catholic, he strongly opposed the Jesuits and proposed reform of Christianity through a return to the teachings of St. Augustine.

Pronunciation:

Jansen, Cornelius Otto

/ˈjansən//ˈyänsən/