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Latitudinarians

A sect of divines in the time of Charles II., opposed both to the High Church party and to the Puritans. The term is now applied to those persons who hold very loose views of Divine inspiration and what are called orthodox doctrines.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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