solifidian

Related to solifidian: interregnum

solifidian

(ˌsɒlɪˈfɪdɪən)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a person who maintains that man is justified by faith alone
[C16: from New Latin sōlifidius, from Latin sōlus sole + fides faith]
ˌsoliˈfidianˌism n
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Much criticism takes a solifidian view of Doctor Faustus: he has committed the unforgivable sin against the Holy Spirit (Matt.
Doctor Faustus seems to operate under the older, Catholic paradigm of sin, knowing and choosing between good and evil, not the newer, solifidian model of presuming on God's mercy yet despairing of his power.