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confessionalism

[kuh n-fesh-uh-nl-iz-uh m] /kənˈfɛʃ ə nlˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
advocacy of the maintenance of a confession of faith.
Origin of confessionalism
1875-1880
1875-80; confessional + -ism
Related forms
confessionalian
[kuh n-fesh-uh-ney-lee-uh n] /kənˌfɛʃ əˈneɪ li ən/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
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