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Latitudinarian



[lat-i-tood-n-air-ee-uh n, -tyood-] /ˌlæt ɪˌtud nˈɛər i ən, -ˌtyud-/

adjective
1.
allowing or characterized by in opinion or conduct, especially in religious views.
noun
2.
a person who is latitudinarian in opinion or conduct.
3.
Anglican Church. one of the churchmen in the 17th century who maintained the wisdom of the episcopal form of government and ritual but denied its divine origin and authority.
/ˌlætɪˌtjuːdɪˈnɛərɪən/
adjective
1.
permitting or marked by freedom of attitude or behaviour, esp in religious matters
2.
(sometimes capital) of or relating to a school of thought within the Church of England in the 17th century that minimized the importance of divine authority in matters of doctrine and stressed the importance of reason and personal judgment
noun
3.
a person with latitudinarian views
adj.

1660s, “characterized by broad-mindedness,” especially in reference to Episcopal clergymen indifferent to doctrinal details; from Latin latitudin-, from latitude in its meaning “freedom from narrow restrictions” (c.1600). Related: Latitudinarianism.

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