confessional +‎ -ism


confessionalism ‎(countable and uncountable, plural confessionalisms)

  1. (religion) A belief in the importance of full and unambiguous assent to the whole of a religious teaching.
  2. (poetry) A style of American poetry that draws on the personal history of the poet.
  3. A system of government in Lebanon that proportionally distributes political and institutional power among religious and ethnic communities.