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Definition of "latitudinarianism" [lat•i•tu•di•na•ri•an•ism]

  • Tolerance of other people's views, particularly in religious context. (noun)
  • The latitudinarian position, that de re attitudes are merely a special case of de dicto attitudes (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "latitudinarianism" in a sentence
  • "It is pleasing further to remark that a kind of latitudinarianism was allowed by the Fathers themselves."
  • "Shaftesbury's formulation of sentimentality as either a manifestation of latitudinarianism or deism, both vaguely secularized systems of advancing self-sufficient virtue as the means by which manners dominated and controlled behavior in the public realm."
  • "Shaftesbury's role in defining Sentimentality as "the affective spectacle of benign generosity" (211), as well as its contested religious origins in latitudinarianism and"