Newmanism

[ noo-muh-niz-uh m, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu məˌnɪz əm, ˈnyu- /

noun Theology, Ecclesiastical.

the views and theories of John Henry Newman before his conversion to the Roman Catholic Church, in which he held that the Thirty-nine Articles of the Church of England are compatible with Roman Catholicism.

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Origin of Newmanism

First recorded in 1830–40; Newman + -ism
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