neoorthodoxy

neoorthodoxy

[nee-oh-awr-thuh-dok-see]
noun
a movement in Protestant theology, beginning after World War I, stressing the absolute sovereignty of God and chiefly characterized by a reaction against liberal theology and a reaffirmation of certain doctrines of the Reformation.
Also, neo-orthodoxy.


Origin:
1950–55; neo- + orthodoxy

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