- adherence to tradition as authority, especially in matters of religion.
- a system of philosophy according to which all knowledge of religious truth is derived from divine revelation and received by traditional instruction.
Origin of traditionalism
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- the doctrine that all knowledge originates in divine revelation and is perpetuated by tradition
- adherence to tradition, esp in religion
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