Synonyms for universalism or Related words with universalism
Examples of "universalism"
continues as an influence within Unitarian
The concept of
also defines distributive politics.
refers both to the broad allocation of benefits to recipients and the wide support these legislative measures receive in Congress. In terms of the people’s reception of benefits, universal distributive policies benefit wide ranges of people and the “unanimous inclusion of representatives’ projects in omnibus-type legislation produced by one committee.”
also points to the legislative support needed to pass these distributive measures and the “coalitions of near-unanimous size rather than coalitions of narrower or minimal winning size” that pass distributive legislation.
has two variants, one broad-based
which is more inclusive and the narrow based
among "own" party members or districts ruled by them. The latter kind of
is called particularism ( see Cox and McCubbins’
‐within‐party hypothesis )
There are three general types of Christian
today – Evangelical
, and Liberal Christian
– which by themselves or in combination with one another describe the vast majority of currently existing and identifiable versions of Christian Universalist belief and practice.
Unitarian Universalists for Polyamory Awareness is a group within Unitarian
whose vision is "for Unitarian
to become the first poly-welcoming mainstream religious denomination."
Moral absolutism is not the same as moral
(also called "moral objectivism").
holds merely that what is right or wrong is independent of custom or opinion (as opposed to moral relativism), but not necessarily that what is right or wrong is independent of context or consequences (as in absolutism). Moral
is compatible with moral absolutism, but also positions such as consequentialism. Louis Pojman gives the following definitions to distinguish the two positions of moral absolutism and
The type of Christian
that departs the least from orthodox or traditional Christian doctrine is Evangelical (Christian)
, also called Biblical or Trinitarian
. Evangelical Universalists hold to conservative positions on most theological or doctrinal issues except for the doctrine of hell, in which case they assert universal reconciliation instead of eternal torment. They tend to emphasize the substitutionary atonement of Jesus Christ for the sins of all humanity as the basis for their
About the current state of Christian
, they state:
The 17th century saw a resurgence of Christian
In 2012 Patristic
, a book by David Burnfield, was published to defend the type of
that was advocated some of the greatest Church Fathers, Clement of Alexandria, Origen, and Gregory of Nyssa.
He professed the philosophy of Hindu
), which maintains that all religions contain truth and therefore worthy of toleration and respect. It was articulated by Gandhi:
refers to Christian
which is focused around the idea of universal reconciliation, also known as universal salvation- the doctrine that every human soul — because of divine love and mercy — will ultimately be reconciled to God.
While Unitarianism and
are terms used to express Christian theological ideas, since the 1950s Unitarian
has changed to be less focused on Scripture and the traditions of Christianity and started to draw from a wider range of sources.
Understanding, appreciation, tolerance, and protection for the welfare of all people and for nature.
Scott has been active in Unitarian
, contributing hymns and co-chairing the Seventh Principle Project.
In Reformed theology, hypothetical
is the belief that Christ died in some sense for every person, but his death effected salvation only for those who were predestined for salvation. In the history of Reformed theology, there have been several examples of hypothetical universalist systems. Amyraldism is one of these, but hypothetical
as a whole is sometimes erroneously equated with it. Hypothetical
is sometimes believed to be outside the bounds of the Reformed tradition, but it has never been condemned by a Reformed council or symbol.
Thomas Talbott is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Willamette University, Salem, Oregon. He is best known for his advocacy of Trinitarian
. Due to his book "The Inescapable Love of God" and other works he is one of the most prominent Protestant voices today supporting the idea of universal salvation. The 2003 book "Universal Salvation?: The Current Debate" presents Talbott's "rigorous defense of
" together with responses from various fields theologians, philosophers, church historians and other religious scholars supporting or opposing Talbott's
. Talbott contributed the chapter on "
" for "The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology".
Joachim Vadian and Johann Kessler accused Denck of
, but this is unlikely.
and the English translation of that term causes confusion with the Christian denomination (Unitarian
The remaining beliefs of Christian
are compatible with Christianity in general:
Van Cleve, J. (2008). The moon and sixpence: a defense of mereological
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