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U·ni·tar·i·an

 (yo͞o′nĭ-târ′ē-ən)
n.
1. An adherent of Unitarian Universalism.
2. A monotheist who is not a Christian.
3. A Christian who is not a Trinitarian.

[From New Latin ūnitārius, monotheist, from Latin ūnitās, unity; see unity.]

U′ni·tar′i·an adj.
U′ni·tar′i·an·ism n.
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unitarianism

(ˌjuːnɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any unitary system, esp of government

Unitarianism

(ˌjuːnɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm)
n
1. (Christian Churches, other) 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
2. (Theology) 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

the beliefs, principles, and practices of the Unitarian denomination, especially its doctrine that God is one being, and its emphasis upon autonomous congregational government. — Unitarian, n., adj.
See also: Protestantism
the doctrines of those, including the Unitarian denomination, who hold that God exists only in one person. Cf. trinitarianism. — unitarian, n.,adj.
See also: Christ
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Unitarianism - Christian doctrine that stresses individual freedom of belief and rejects the TrinityUnitarianism - Christian doctrine that stresses individual freedom of belief and rejects the Trinity
Protestantism - the theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
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Translations

Unitarianism

[ˌjuːnɪˈtɛərɪənɪzəm] Nunitarismo m
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Unitarianism

nUnitarismus m
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References in periodicals archive ?
According to Larsen, "biblical Unitarianism is persistently marginalized, ignored, underrepresented, or minimized because scholars have found it uninteresting, if not an embarrassment" (138).
Wigmore-Beddoes in Yesterday's Radicals: A Study of the Ajfinity Between Unitarianism and Broad Church Anglicanism in the Nineteenth Century (1971), who claims the liberal wing of the Unitarian Church, "which recognized supreme authority not in Scripture but in reason, conscience and the soul," as the dominant one (27), while Larsen attempts to prove, with Mary Carpenter's example, that "biblical Unitarianism was the exclusive tradition for over a third of the century and the dominant one for most of the nineteenth century" (Larsen 138).