Solifidian
Solifidian Sol`i*fid"i*an, a. Holding the tenets of Solifidians; of or pertaining to the solifidians. [1913 Webster]

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  • Solifidian — Sol i*fid i*an, n. [L. solus alone + fides faith.] (Eccl.) One who maintains that faith alone, without works, is sufficient for justification; opposed to {nullifidian}. Hammond. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • solifidian — (n.) one who believes in salvation by faith alone (based on Luther s translation of Rom. iii:28), 1590s, Reformation coinage from L. solus alone + fides faith (see FAITH (Cf. faith)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • solifidian — solifidianism, n. /sol euh fid ee euhn/, n. Theol. a person who maintains that faith alone, without the performance of good works, is all that is necessary for salvation. [1590 1600; SOLI 1 + L fid(es) FAITH, belief, trust + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • solifidian — noun A person who believes that faith alone (as opposed to good deeds) brings salvation. See Also: solifidianism, nullifidian …   Wiktionary

  • solifidian — soli·fid·i·an …   English syllables

  • solifidian — /sɒləˈfɪdiən/ (say soluh fideeuhn) noun someone who maintains that religious faith alone, without works, is all that is necessary for justification. {soli 1 + Latin fid(es) faith + ian} …   Australian English dictionary

  • solifidian —   n. believer that faith alone will ensure salvation.    ♦ solifidianism, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • solifidian — ˌsōləˈfidēən, ˌsäl noun ( s) Etymology: soli + Latin fides faith + English ian more at faith : one who holds that faith alone without achievement or personal merit is sufficient to insure salvation compare nullifidian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nullifidian — Nul li*fid i*an, a. [L. nullus none + fides faith.] Of no faith; also, not trusting to faith for salvation; opposed to {solifidian}. Feltham. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epistle of James — The Epistle of James is a book in the Christian New Testament. The author identifies himself as James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ , traditionally understood as James the Just, the brother of Jesus (see Authorship and… …   Wikipedia

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