What does the word protestantism mean?

Usage examples for protestantism

  1. If Protestantism had any share in it at all, it did not go beyond preparing the way for the destruction of Christianity in the mind and heart of the people; or, rather, constitutional liberty in England has no connection whatever with religion. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  2. Vittoria never adopted Protestantism, and died an orthodox Catholic. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  3. The sixteenth century witnessed the true beginnings of the change in the extensive world discoveries, in the establishment of a recognized European state system, in the rise of Protestantism, and in the quickening of intellectual activity. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes