Febronianism

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Febronianism feb-rō′ni-an-izm a system of doctrine antagonistic to the claims of the Pope and asserting the independence of national churches, propounded in 1763 by Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim under the pseudonym 'Justinus Febronius.'
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Usage

In literature:

Febronianism was not so disastrous in itself as (it proved to be) in its consequences.
"The War Upon Religion" by Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
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