meaning of Adiaphorist

Adiaphorist meaning in General Dictionary

among the German Protestants which with Melanchthon presented some viewpoints and ceremonies becoming indifferent or nonessential which Luther condemned as sinful or heretical

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  • one of many German Protestants which, with Melanchthon, held some opinions and ceremonies becoming indifferent or nonessential, which Luther condemned as sinful or heretical.

Adiaphorist meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Among the German Protestants which, with Melanchthon, held some views and ceremonies to be indifferent or nonessential, which Luther condemned as sinful or heretical.


Sentence Examples with the word Adiaphorist

Another Adiaphorist controversy between Pietists and their opponents, respecting the lawfulness of amusements, arose in 1681, when Anton Reiser (1628-1686) denounced the opera as antichristian.

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