[ ad-ee-af-uh-riz-uhm ]
/ ˌæd iˈæf əˌrɪz əm /
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tolerance of actions or beliefs not specifically prohibited in the Scriptures; indifferentism.
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OTHER WORDS FROM adiaphorismad·i·aph·o·rist, nounad·i·aph·o·ris·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for adiaphorism
/ (ˌædɪˈæfəˌrɪzəm) /
a Christian Protestant theological theory that certain rites and actions are matters of indifference in religion since not forbidden by the Scriptures
Derived forms of adiaphorismadiaphorist, nounadiaphoristic, adjective
Word Origin for adiaphorism
C19: see adiaphorous
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