the religion of .
the churches collectively.
adherence to principles.
Contemporary Examples

Protestantism, after all, is the child of the modernity Santorum claims to despise.
Typical: Santorum Totally Misinterprets JFK’s Point Lee Siegel February 27, 2012

Historical Examples

Once more I deem it a pity that Protestantism should have entirely laid aside this mode of appealing to the religious sentiment.
Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, Volume 2 Nathaniel Hawthorne

The only reason why they were not Protestants, was because there was as yet no Protestantism.
Earl Hubert’s Daughter Emily Sarah Holt

The father would have permitted Protestantism if Protestantism would have submitted to universal monarchy.
The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. John Lothrop Motley

You have the presence of this Popery also where Protestantism alone ought to be known.
The Wesleyan Methodist Pulpit in Malvern Knowles King

Protestantism certainly has placed the Bible on the dissecting table and dismembered it in a manner wholly unknown before.
The Revelation Explained F. Smith

They are regarded as the representatives of Protestantism in the French Legislature.
The Story of My Life Egerton Ryerson

Protestantism, in spite of its personal status, wished to revert to primitive Christianity.
Egotism in German Philosophy George Santayana

They contain the leaven of the faith, life and spirit of Protestantism.
Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II Martin Luther

Gradually it is becoming plain that historical Protestantism has no longer a raison d’tre between pure liberty and pure authority.
Amiel’s Journal Henri-Frdric Amiel

the religion or religious system of any of the Churches of Western Christendom that are separated from the Roman Catholic Church and adhere substantially to principles established by Luther, Calvin, etc, in the Reformation
the Protestant Churches collectively
adherence to the principles of the Reformation

1640s, from French protestantisme or else formed from Protestant + -ism.


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