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Synonyms for denominationalism

a narrow-minded adherence to a particular sect or party or denomination

the tendency, in Protestantism, to separate into religious denominations or to advocate such separations

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For many others, however, he was a narrow-minded denominationalist and a squabbler within the Lutheran denomination.
Like Dilday, Marsh was an intense denominationalist and missions advocate during the heyday of denominationalism.
At origin these new groups unilaterally adopt a markedly different church lifestyle from that of their parent bodies, rejecting the authority of existing parent denominations and many established aspects of denominationalist faith and life, and putting in their place new authority, new structures, new names, new beliefs, new solutions, and new forms of church life.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Free Iraqiya MP Alia Nsaif expressed astonishment the statements of Kurdish region president Masoud Barzani of the presence of "a nationalist problem" with Baghdad, calling Iraqi politicians to prevail Arabism against denominationalist trends.
They have been understood by millions of adherents throughout the last two thousand years by all manner of Christian denominationalists as legitimating their efforts to bring others under the banner of Christianity as well as behave badly towards those unwilling to come inside.
From one angle, these Canadian sectarians, evangelicals, pentecostals, and ethnic denominationalists are flourishing because they seem to have followed an American pattern of self-protecting atomism--by attending to local situations and avoiding the national Big Picture, they have done quite well.
I remember one day coming home from catechism, where I had once again been taught the unhappy destiny of the denominationalists, and asking my devout Irish mother, "Is it true that all the Protestants are going to hell?
Characteristic of the movement's elitism, modernism, and "progressivism" in a generic sense, the move to prohibit affiliation by most religious settlements had a particularly devastating impact on southern blacks who were "intense denominationalists.