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indifferentism


indifferentism


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indifferentism  \In*dif"fer*ent*ism\,  n.  [Cf.  F. 
  indiff['e]rentisme.] 
  1.  State  of  indifference;  want  of  interest  or  earnestness; 
  especially,  a  systematic  apathy  regarding  what  is  true  or 
  false  in  religion  or  philosophy;  agnosticism. 
 
  The  indifferentism  which  equalizes  all  religions  and 
  gives  equal  rights  to  truth  and  error.  --Cardinal 
  Manning. 
 
  2.  (Metaph.)  Same  as  {Identism}. 
 
  3.  (R.  C.  Ch.)  A  heresy  consisting  in  an  unconcern  for  any 
  particular  creed,  provided  the  morals  be  right  and  good. 
  --Gregory  XVI.