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Latitudinarian   Listen

A person who is broad-minded and tolerant (especially in standards of religious belief and conduct).

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"Latitudinarian" Quotes from Famous Books

... quoted on occasion. From Hooker to Van Mildert, there was an unbroken thread of common principles giving continuity to a line of Church teachers. The Puritan line of doctrine, though it could claim much sanction among the divines of the Reformation—the Latitudinarian idea, though it had the countenance of famous names and powerful intellects—never could aspire to the special title of Church theology. And the teaching which had that name, both in praise, and often in dispraise, as technical, ...
— The Oxford Movement - Twelve Years, 1833-1845 • R.W. Church

Words linked to "Latitudinarian" :   free-thinking, faith, progressive, broad-minded, liberal, latitude, liberalist, undogmatical, religion, undogmatic, religious belief

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