confessionalism

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confessionalism

[kuhn-fesh-uh-nl-iz-uhm]
noun
advocacy of the maintenance of a confession of faith.

Origin:
1875–80; confessional + -ism

confessionalian [kuhn-fesh-uh-ney-lee-uhn] , adjective, noun
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