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adiaphorism

[ad-ee-af-uh-riz-uh m] /ˌæd iˈæf əˌrɪz əm/
noun
1.
tolerance of actions or beliefs not specifically prohibited in the Scriptures; indifferentism.
Origin of adiaphorism
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; adiaphor(ous) + -ism
Related forms
adiaphorist, noun
adiaphoristic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for adiaphorism

adiaphorism

/ˌædɪˈæfəˌrɪzəm/
noun
1.
a Christian Protestant theological theory that certain rites and actions are matters of indifference in religion since not forbidden by the Scriptures
Derived Forms
adiaphorist, noun
adiaphoristic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: see adiaphorous
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