- synonym for moral universalism, as a compromise between moral relativism and moral absolutism.
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Universalism — can be classified as a religion, theology and philosophy that generally holds all persons and creatures are related to God or the Divine and will be reconciled to God. A church or community that calls itself Universalist may emphasize the… … Wikipedia
universalism — UNIVERSALÍSM s.n. (Rar) Universalitate. – Din fr. universalisme. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 UNIVERSALÍSM s. universalitate. (universalismul preocupărilor sale.) Trimis de siveco, 03.03.2009. Sursa: Sinonime universalísm s. n … Dicționar Român
Universalism — U ni*ver sal*ism, n. [Cf. F. universalisme.] (Theol.) The doctrine or belief that all men will be saved, or made happy, in the future state. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
universalism — 1805, from UNIVERSAL (Cf. universal) + ISM (Cf. ism) … Etymology dictionary
universalism — [yo͞on΄ə vʉr′səliz΄əm] n. 1. UNIVERSALITY 2. [U ] the theological doctrine that all souls will eventually find salvation in the grace of God … English World dictionary
universalism — /yooh neuh verr seuh liz euhm/, n. 1. universal character; universality. 2. a universal range of knowledge, interests, or activities. 3. (cap.) the doctrine that emphasizes the universal fatherhood of God and the final salvation of all souls. Cf … Universalium
Universalism — In Protestant theological discourse, Universalism holds that all humans will eventually become heirs of the salvation offered in Christ, some immediately after death and others after a period of recompense for their sin. Universalism arose out … Encyclopedia of Protestantism
universalism — The belief that all human beings will ultimately share in the grace of God s salvation. The NT evidence is unclear. Paul maintains that faithful Christians are preordained to salvation (Rom. 8:29) but does not assert that others are preordained… … Dictionary of the Bible
universalism — noun Date: 1805 1. often capitalized a. a theological doctrine that all human beings will eventually be saved b. the principles and practices of a liberal Christian denomination founded in the 18th century originally to uphold belief in universal … New Collegiate Dictionary
universalism — noun a) the theological belief that all souls can attain salvation b) the state of being universal See Also: universe, universal, universally … Wiktionary