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Meaning of Newmanism

New•man•ism

Pronunciation: (n'mu-niz"um, ny'-), [key]
— n. Theol.,
  1. the views and theories of John Henry Newman before his conversion to the Roman Catholic Church, in which he held that the Thirty-nine Articles of the Church of England are compatible with Roman Catholicism.
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