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Casuistry

Casuistry   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
15 words

The art of applying principles of moral theology to particular instances (Lat., casus, ‘case’). ...

Casuistry

Casuistry   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
Length:
1,890 words

From casus “having happened,” the past participle of the Latin verb cado, casuistry is the method of moral reasoning ...

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