Associations to the word «Protestantism»

Wiktionary

PROTESTANTISM, noun. The Protestant (rather than the Roman Catholic or Orthodox) Christian faith.
PROTESTANTISM, noun. Collectively, the Protestant churches or the Protestants.
PROTESTANTISM, noun. The beliefs held by the Protestant churches.

Dictionary definition

PROTESTANTISM, noun. The theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation.

Wise words

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