nomism

view that moral conduct consists in observance of laws

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • nomism — nomistic, adj. /noh miz euhm/, n. religious conduct based on law. [1900 05; NOM(O) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • nomism — n. religious conduct based on law …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nomism — no·mism …   English syllables

  • nomism — /ˈnoʊmɪzəm/ (say nohmizuhm) noun conduct in a religion based on a law or laws. {Greek nomos law + ism} –nomistic /noʊˈmɪstɪk/ (say noh mistik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • nomism —   n. acceptance of moral law as basis of conduct.    ♦ nomistic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • nomism — ˈnōˌmizəm noun ( s) Etymology: Greek nomos custom, usage, law + English ism more at nimble : ethical or religious basing of conduct on the observance of moral law : legalism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Covenantal nomism — Covenantal Nomism, in opposition to merit theology, is the belief that 1st century Palestinian Jews did not believe in works righteousness. Essentially, it is the belief that one is brought into the Abrahamic covenant through birth and one stays… …   Wikipedia

  • covenantal nomism — A term coined for the OT belief that God has chosen Israel and given the Law. God will be faithful to his promise but the nation is required to obey him. The Law provides the means for atonement which maintains the covenantal relationship …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Charles A. Gieschen — is Christian theologian who currently serves as Professor of Exegetical Theology and Chairman of the Department of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana. His Ph.D. is from the Department of Near Eastern… …   Wikipedia

  • Covenant (biblical) — This article is about biblical covenants. For other uses, see Covenant (disambiguation). A biblical covenant is an agreement found in the Bible between God and His people in which God makes specific promises and demands. It is the customary word… …   Wikipedia

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