adiaphorous

Related to adiaphorous: diaphanous

adiaphorous

(ˌædɪˈæfərəs)
adj
(Medicine) med having no effect for good or ill, as a drug or placebo
[C17: from Greek adiaphoros indifferent, from a-1 + diaphoros different]
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instead as an adiaphorous act (irrelevant to religious doctrine); once this argument is secured or ceded, then the act can be subject to civic regulation.
The political question is adiaphorous as Hodge explains, "But when the thing is in its own nature indifferent, so far as the church is concerned, he [the Christian] may act according to his conscience.