From antinomian + -ism, coined by Martin Luther, notably used in his Against the Antinomians (1539).
antinomianism (countable and uncountable; plural antinomianisms)
- (Christianity) a religious movement which believes that only the spiritual 'law of Faith' (Romans 3:27) is essential for salvation; and which is 'against' all other practical 'laws' being taught as being essential for salvation; and refering to them as legalism.
- (Judaism) opposition to the Torah.
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