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[paw-luh-niz-uh m]
  1. the body of theological doctrine taught by or attributed to the apostle Paul.
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Origin of Paulinism

First recorded in 1855–60; Pauline + -ism
Related formsPaul·in·ist, nounPaul·in·is·tic, adjectivePaul·in·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • But the character of Paulinism does not depend upon one passage.

    The Origin of Paul's Religion

    J. Gresham Machen

  • Paulinism, therefore, according to Bousset, was a religion of redemption.

  • Even a history of Paulinism will be sought for in the book in vain.

  • Yet we cannot speak of any total effect of Paulinism, as there was no such thing.

  • This hypothesis represents the application to the problem of Paulinism of the method of modern comparative religion.