solifidianism

solifidian

[sol-uh-fid-ee-uhn]
noun Theology.
a person who maintains that faith alone, without the performance of good works, is all that is necessary for salvation.

Origin:
1590–1600; soli-1 + Latin fid(ēs) faith, belief, trust + -ian

solifidianism, noun
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solifidian (ˌsɒlɪˈfɪdɪən)
 
n
Christianity a person who maintains that man is justified by faith alone
 
[C16: from New Latin sōlifidius, from Latin sōlus sole + fides faith]
 
soli'fidianism
 
n

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solifidian
"one who believes in salvation by faith alone" (based on Luther's translation of Rom. iii:28), 1596, Reformation coinage from L. solus "alone" + fides "faith" (see faith).
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