Noun(1) a person who is broad-minded and tolerant (especially in standards of religious belief and conduct
Adjective(1) unwilling to accept authority or dogma (especially in religion
(1) New Hampshire, first settled by New England Congregationalists and by more latitudinarian Anglican colonists, was chartered in 1679.(2) Surges of fashionable liberalism such as latitudinarian complacency in the early part of the century drew the fire of much satirical scepticism.(3) His reputation was as a conciliator and latitudinarian , anxious not to oppress the dissenters.(4) In specifying severe judgment, as is widely recommended, are the bishops engaged in a form of retribution for having erred in the past by latitudinarian excess?(5) Like their English counterparts, American latitudinarian Anglicans, such as Alexander Garden, also shaped Enlightened Dissent.(6) Scholars describe the Leverett curriculum as ├ö├ç├┐catholick,├ö├ç├û meaning that the tutors adopted a latitudinarian stance on many doctrinal issues.(7) His ecumenical disposition tends toward the latitudinarian , although he has clarified that he does think there may still be church-dividing differences between Catholics and Lutherans.(8) But the swelling tide of latitudinarian theology and sentiment made it seem innocuous enough to most.(9) The latitudinarianism of the incumbent rabbi was attuned to the religious outlook of the congregation's membership, for whom Orthodoxy was a matter of preference, not of practice.(10) Actually, some figures of the period, such as Hans Denck and Sebastian Franck, did; but latitudinarianism was itself regarded as a heresy.(11) However, the writings of latitudinarians Tillotson, Stillingfleet, and Wilkins received the most accolades.(12) Wishy-washy latitudinarians that we are, the editors emphasize that each group is independent and works out whatever works best for participants.(13) It is a commonplace to associate the low view of the episcopate not only with latitudinarians , but also with nineteenth-century evangelicals.(14) By then it had taken on some of the characteristics of the evangelical revival and shed its lukewarm latitudinarianism .(15) He spurns the label of ├ö├ç├┐laxity├ö├ç├û for latitudinarianism and defends Anglicanism as a venerable bulwark against the encroachments and excesses of Rome.(16) Nor did he appeal at all to live-and-let-live latitudinarians .
1. free-thinking ::
2. undogmatic ::
Different Formslatitudinarian, latitudinarians
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