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

in·dif′fer·ent·ist n.
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In other words, The House illustrates more explicitly the contradictions between freedom and social discipline, deepening what Chekhov means about being an artist who is critically free of all ideological or cultural shackles: "I am not a liberal, not a conservative, not a believer in gradual progress, not a monk, not an indifferentist.
Of import here, moreover, is how "Mountains" both attributes what would be deemed by a rational mind as undue importance to the Necronomicon and implicitly privileges its cosmic indifferentist narrative of existence over any affirmative understanding of creation.
The second is that throughout his life, Oakeshott, far from being an agnostic and religious indifferentist, interacted with religious theories and responded to them, even though this is not always visible in his (sparse) published writings.
lt;<[Olavide] vernahm unter der Hand, dass ihn der Kapuziner Simpert beim Grossinquisitor verlaumdet und verklagt habe, dass er das Gelaiut bei den Leichbegaingnissen und die Seehnessen abgeschaft, dass er nie zur Beichte gehe, dass er ein Ketzer, ein Freigeist, ein Indifferentist, ein Naturalist, ein Deist und Atheist sei>>.
The indifferentist case is spelled out: "Socialism has no more to do with a man's religion than it has with the colour of his hair.
Theological libraries contain tens of thousands of volumes, but in the age of sceptical reason, indifferentist toleration, and individualism, few authors or readers had been paying attention to the resources in the texts of faith traditions.
The origins of cosmic horror are to be found in two aspects of Lovecraft's personal philosophy which he elaborates upon in his essays and correspondence: his adoption of a mechanistic materialist view of life and his position as a self-described "cosmic indifferentist," both of which divest human life of telos.
But the story seems to show that the theologia constructiva was constantly confused with and/or inhibited by a theologia defensia, a battle against indifferentists such as deists and other cultured despisers of religion.
But perhaps the largest congregation is the faithless Order of the Indifferentists, who say they believe the Good News but refuse to stir themselves on a Sunday morning for worship or on a weekday night for Bible study.
He argued that the display of religious symbols on the walls of public schools was discriminating against atheists, agnostics, indifferentists or persons belonging to denominations other than those represented by these symbols.
Guard yourselves against both; you will find the spirit of a religion, not among rigid systematizers or superficial indifferentists, but among those who live in it as their element and move ever further in it without nurturing the illusion that they are able to embrace it completely.
Although he offers an objectivist alternative to the moral theories of prudentialists, relativists, subjectivists, and indifferentists, he does so in a way that makes constructive use of the core of their concerns: self-interest, plurality, perspective and context, and irreducible gaps between value and fact.