From antinomian + -ism, coined by Martin Luther, notably used in his Against the Antinomians (1539).
- (US) IPA(key): /æntiˈnoʊmi.ənɪzəm/
- Hyphenation: an‧ti‧no‧mi‧an‧ism
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 referring to them as legalism.
- (Judaism) Opposition to the Torah.
a religious movement which believes that only faith is essential for salvation