neoorthodox
adjective Date: 1946 of or relating to a 20th century movement in Protestant theology characterized by a reaction against liberalism and emphasis on various scripturally based Reformation doctrines • neoorthodoxy noun

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  • neoorthodox — /nee oh awr theuh doks /, adj. 1. adhering to the principles of neoorthodoxy. 2. advocating a return to older, proven methods or institutions. Also, neo orthodox. [1955 60; NEO + ORTHODOX] * * * …   Universalium

  • neoorthodox — neo·orthodox …   English syllables

  • 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

  • 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

  • Emil Brunner — (December 23, 1889 ndash; April 6, 1966) was an eminent and highly influential Swiss theologian. Along with Karl Barth (see Relationship with Karl Barth), he is commonly associated with the neo orthodoxy or dialectical theology movement.… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • neoorthodoxy — noun see neoorthodox …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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

  • Christology — Christological /kris tl oj i keuhl/, adj. Christologist, n. /kri stol euh jee/, n., pl. Christologies for 2. 1. the branch of theology dealing with the nature, person, and deeds of Jesus Christ. 2. an interpretation of the nature, person, and… …   Universalium

  • crisis theology — crisis theologian. a neoorthodox theology, advocated by Karl Barth and others, emphasizing the absolute necessity of faith and divine revelation in transcending the personal crisis, common to all humankind, that arises from the contradictions… …   Universalium

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