Novatianism

noun
No·​va·​tian·​ism | \ -ˌnizəm \
plural -s

Definition of Novatianism

: the denial of the church's right to restore lapsed Christians to membership

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History and Etymology for Novatianism

Novatian, Novatianus, 3d century sectarian + English -ism

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“Novatianism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Novatianism. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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