Erastians

Definition of Erastians

The followers of Erastus. The sect obtained much influence in England, particularly among common lawyers in the time of Selden. They held that offenses against religion and morality should be punished by the civil power, and not by the censures of the church or by excommunication.

That's the definition of Erastians in Black's Law Dictionary 6th Edition. Courtesy of Cekhukum.com.