neoorthodox

adjective

neo·​or·​tho·​dox ˌnē-ō-ˈȯr-thə-ˌdäks How to pronounce neoorthodox (audio)
: of or relating to a 20th century movement in Protestant theology characterized by a reaction against liberalism and emphasis on various scripturally based Reformation doctrines

Word History

Etymology

neo- + orthodox entry 1

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of neoorthodox was in 1913

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Cite this Entry

“Neoorthodox.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neoorthodox. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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