Philippism

noun Phil·ip·pism \ˈfiləˌpizəm\

Definition of Philippism

plural

-s

  1. :  the doctrines of the Lutheran theologian Philipp Melanchthon or his followers marked by a conciliatory policy toward both the Calvinists and the Roman Catholic Church

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Origin and Etymology of philippism

French philippisme, from Philipp Melanchthon (Schwarzert) †1560 German scholar and religious reformer + French -isme -ism


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