Adiaphora (Gk., ‘things indifferent’). The view that certain items in a controversy are not sufficiently central to warrant continuing division or dispute. Adiaphorism is thus of importance in ecumenical discussions or arguments, and particularly in the attempts to hold together many varied views in Anglicanism.
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