solifidian (n.)

"one who believes in salvation by faith alone" (based on Luther's translation of Romans iii.28), 1590s, Reformation coinage from Latin solus "alone" (see sole (adj.)) + fides "faith" (from PIE root *bheidh- "to trust, confide, persuade"). As an adjective from c. 1600. Related: Solifidianism

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