Newmanism

noun

New·​man·​ism
ˈn(y)üməˌnizəm
plural -s
: the theological and ecclesiastical views taught by John Henry Newman while a member of the Church of England in which he argued that the language of the Thirty-nine Articles admits of a Catholic interpretation by distinguishing between the corruptions against which they were directed and the doctrines they did not oppose

Word History

Etymology

John Henry Newman †1890 English theologian + English -ism

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“Newmanism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Newmanism. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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