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adiaphorism

[ ad-ee-af-uh-riz-uhm ]
/ ˌæd iˈæf əˌrɪz əm /
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noun

tolerance of actions or beliefs not specifically prohibited in the Scriptures; indifferentism.

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Origin of adiaphorism

First recorded in 1865–70; adiaphor(ous) + -ism
ad·i·aph·o·rist, nounad·i·aph·o·ris·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for adiaphorism

adiaphorism
/ (ˌædɪˈæfəˌrɪzəm) /

noun

a Christian Protestant theological theory that certain rites and actions are matters of indifference in religion since not forbidden by the Scriptures
adiaphorist, nounadiaphoristic, adjective
C19: see adiaphorous
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