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Paulinism

[ paw-luh-niz-uhm ]

noun

  1. the body of theological doctrine taught by or attributed to the apostle Paul.


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Other Words From

  • Paulin·ist noun
  • Paulin·istic adjective
  • Paulin·isti·cal·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Paulinism1

First recorded in 1855–60; Pauline + -ism

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Example Sentences

Not in its primary data, but in their logical development and application, lies the specifically Pauline in Paulinism.

This conclusion was, in the view of the Legalist, a reductio ad absurdum of Paulinism.

The second, historical note of original Paulinism we recognize in the writers attitude towards Judaism.

Irenæus immediately shows the influence of Paulinism very clearly.

We here leave out of account learned attempts to expound Paulinism.

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