Definition of indifferentism in English:



mass noun
  • The belief that differences of religious belief are of no importance.

    • ‘What all the authors agree on is that a deep encounter with another faith tradition does not result in what some nervous people fear: indifferentism or relativism.’
    • ‘Thus, dialogical openness is quite different from indifferentism; identity and dialogue are correlative.’
    • ‘Therefore, they resisted what they perceived as American extremes of rationalism and indifferentism, precisely as did their Protestant and Catholic colleagues.’
    • ‘He was an unashamed confessional Calvinist in an age of doctrinal indifferentism.’
    • ‘Thus, when he protests that his pluralism is to be sharply distinguished from relativism and indifferentism (as he repeatedly does), he is only partly right.’