HyperDic: protestantism

English > 1 sense of the word Protestantism:
NOUNcognitionProtestantismthe theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
Protestantism > pronunciation
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English > Protestantism: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation.
NarrowerAnabaptismA Protestant movement in the 16th century that believed in the primacy of the Bible, baptised only believers, not infants, and believed in complete separation of church and state / state
AnglicanismThe faith and doctrine and practice of the Anglican Church
Arminianism17th century theology (named after its founder Jacobus Arminius) that opposes the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin and holds that human free will is compatible with God's sovereignty
Baptistic doctrineAny of various doctrines closely related to Anabaptism
CalvinismThe theological system of John Calvin and his followers / followers emphasizing omnipotence of God and salvation by grace alone
Christian Sciencereligious system based on teachings of Mary Baker Eddy emphasizing spiritual healing
CongregationalismSystem of beliefs and church government of a Protestant denomination in which each member church is self-governing
Lutheranismteachings of Martin Luther emphasizing the cardinal doctrine of justification by faith alone
MennonitismSystem of beliefs and practices including belief in scriptural authority
MethodismThe religious beliefs and practices of Methodists characterized by concern with social welfare and public morals
MormonismThe doctrines and practices / practices of the Mormon Church based on the Book of Mormon
PresbyterianismThe doctrines and practices of the Presbyterian Church
PuritanismThe beliefs and practices characteristic of Puritans (most of whom were Calvinists who wished to purify the Church of England of its Catholic aspects)
TrinitarianismChristian doctrine stressing belief in the Trinity
Wesleyanism, Wesleyismevangelical principles taught by John Wesley
evangelicalismstresses the importance of personal conversion and faith as the means of salvation
fundamentalismThe interpretation of every word in the sacred texts as literal truth
pentecostalismThe principles and practices of Pentecostal religious groups
predestinarianismThe belief or doctrine of predestinarians
BroaderChristianity, Christian religionA monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
AdjectivesProtestantof or relating to Protestants or Protestantism

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