neoorthodoxy
noun see neoorthodox

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  • neoorthodoxy — /nee oh awr theuh dok see/, n. 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… …   Universalium

  • neoorthodoxy — neo·orthodoxy …   English syllables

  • neoorthodoxy — ne•o•or•tho•dox•y or ne•o or•tho•dox•y [[t]ˌni oʊˈɔr θəˌdɒk si[/t]] n. rel a 20th century movement in Protestant theology reacting against liberal theology and reaffirming certain doctrines of the Reformation • Etymology: 1950–55 ne o•or′tho•dox …   From formal English to slang

  • neoorthodoxy — “+ noun Etymology: ne + orthodoxy : a 20th century movement in Protestant theology characterized by a reaction against liberalism, reemphasis on some orthodox Reformation doctrines (as God s transcendence, the fallen state of man, the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dialectic — The School of Athens, by Raphael. Dialectic (also dialectics and the dialectical method) is a method of argument for resolving disagreement that has been central to Indic and European philosophy since antiquity. The word dialectic originated in… …   Wikipedia

  • Neo-orthodoxy — can also refer to a form of Orthodox Judaism following the philosophy of Torah im Derech Eretz , and can additionally refer to the ideas of late 20th century Eastern Orthodox theology, e.g. chiefly by Christos Yannaras Neo orthodoxy, in Europe… …   Wikipedia

  • Lutheranism — See Lutheran. * * * Protestant movement founded on the principles of Martin Luther. Lutheranism arose at the start of the Reformation, after Luther posted his Ninety five Theses in Wittenberg. It spread through much of Germany and into… …   Universalium

  • Protestantism — /prot euh steuhn tiz euhm/, n. 1. the religion of Protestants. 2. the Protestant churches collectively. 3. adherence to Protestant principles. [1640 50; PROTESTANT + ISM] * * * One of the three major branches of Christianity, originating in the… …   Universalium

  • Barth, Karl — born May 10, 1886, Basel, Switz. died Dec. 9/10, 1968, Basel Swiss theologian. He studied at the Universities of Berlin, Tübingen, and Marburg, and in 1911–21 he was a pastor at Safenwil, Switz. The tragedy of World War I made him question the… …   Universalium

  • neoorthodox — |nē(ˌ)ō+ adjective Etymology: ne + orthodox : of, relating to, or adhering to neoorthodoxy * * * /nee oh awr theuh doks /, adj. 1. adhering to the principles of neoorthodoxy. 2. advocating a return to older, proven methods or institutions. Also,… …   Useful english dictionary

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