Unitarianism

Unitarianism

[yoo-ni-tair-ee-uh-niz-uhm]
noun
1.
the beliefs, principles, and practices of Unitarians. Compare Unitarian Universalism.
2.
(lowercase) any system advocating unity or centralization, as in government.

Origin:
Unitarian + -ism

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unitarianism (ˌjuːnɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
any unitary system, esp of government

Unitarianism (ˌjuːnɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
a system of Christian belief that maintains the unipersonality of God, rejects the Trinity and the divinity of Christ, and takes reason, conscience, and character as the criteria of belief and practice

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unitarianism

liberal religious movements that have merged in the United States. In previous centuries they appealed for their views to Scripture interpreted by reason, but most contemporary Unitarians and Universalists base their religious beliefs on reason and experience.

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