sacramentalism

sacramentalism

[sak-ruh-men-tl-iz-uhm]
noun
1.
a belief in or emphasis on the importance and efficacy of the sacraments for achieving salvation and conferring grace.
2.
emphasis on the importance of sacramental objects and ritual actions.

Origin:
1860–65; sacramental + -ism

sacramentalist, noun
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sacramentalism (ˌsækrəˈmɛntəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
belief in or special emphasis upon the efficacy of the sacraments for conferring grace
 
sacramentalist
 
n

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