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latitudinarians

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  • n. Plural form of latitudinarian.

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Examples

  • The repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts in 1828, and Catholic emancipation in 1829, though intended to reinforce Anglican hegemony, led latitudinarians to demand further religious equality for all denominations, besides the Church of England.

    Introduction - Critical Apparatus

  • It's a feather in the Stetson for latitudinarians: The groundbreaking Brokeback Mountain, a film about a love affair between two cowboys, rode off into the sunset with four awards at the 63rd Golden Globes ceremony--best dramatic film, best director, best song and best screenplay.

    Jackson, Anschutz Leave Golden Globes Empty-Handed

  • A homeland for Protestants would have to satisfy the aspirations of born-again literalists holding forth about creationism in their concrete-block tabernacles and also to fulfill the hopes and dreams of vaguely churched latitudinarians praising God's creation by boating on Sundays.

    Zion's Vital Signs

  • The modern latitudinarians speak, for instance, about authority in religion not only as if there were no reason in it, but as if there had never been any reason for it.

    Orthodoxy

  • Eton, the Cambridge Platonists, and latitudinarians, who throughout the century in the interests of Chris - tian unity appealed to reason and formulated a justifi - cation of Anglican practices which made Christianity itself supportable only as a reasonable revelation, moralistic rather than sacramental in character.

    DEISM

  • His knowledge of the world told him that impassioned latitudinarians were most frequently found among those who had themselves offended the conventions.

    The Kingdom Round the Corner A Novel

  • Beyond these tepid latitudinarians are still other groups of a very different character.

    The New World of Islam

  • * Disraeli's audience applauded, partly in admiration of his wit, and partly because, they thought that he was amusing them at the expense of the latitudinarians they abhorred.

    The Life of Froude

  • On the contrary, it is noticeable that the latitudinarians, the _libres penseurs_, and the indifferent on the subject of religion, stand in the forefront of all our national movements.

    Jewish History : an essay in the philosophy of history

  • We have been, in spite of momentary declensions, on a flood-tide of high profits and a roaring trade, and there is nothing like a roaring trade for engendering latitudinarians.

    Among Famous Books

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