indifferentism


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in·dif·fer·ent·ism

 (ĭn-dĭf′ər-ən-tĭz′əm, -dĭf′rən-)
n.
The belief that all religions are of equal validity.

in·dif′fer·ent·ist n.

indifferentism

(ɪnˈdɪfrənˌtɪzəm; -fərən-)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) systematic indifference, esp in matters of religion
inˈdifferentist n

indifferentism

a view that admits no real difference between true and f alse in religion or philosophy; a form of agnosticism. See also attitudes. — indifferentist, n.
See also: Philosophy
a view that admits no real difference between true and false in religion or philosophy; a form of agnosticism. — indifferentist, n. See also attitudes.
See also: Religion
the condition of being indifferent or of having no preference. See also philosophy; religion. — indifferentist, n.
See also: Attitudes
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Then, every action that is grounded on such will is expressing moral indifferentism (Rousseau 1966, 46).
its non-identity to logical indifferentism, irrationalism, and individual mysticism.
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Bishop Gleeson was merely applying diocesan policy grounded in what he called indifferentism. I did not accept this decision and appealed directly to the archbishop in Rome.
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When their choices concern the hot-button moral issues that the secular press announces daily will soon undergo reevaluation by the Church, Catholics grow emboldened in their moral indifferentism. Generalizations rarely do justice to complex circumstances such as the theological opinions of Catholics.
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Where this does not occur, and where the importance of the explicit presence of religion in Western culture is neglected or underplayed, or where postmodernism's tendency to promote indifferentism or unbridled relativism is overlooked, then the means by which Western citizens clarify the beliefs and values by which they live runs the risk of being obscured.
(42) The liberal ideas of liberty and equality would facilitate not only what Pius VI decried as "indifferentism," but also freedom to attack religion.