Definitions for voluntaryismˈvɒl ənˌtɛr iˌɪz əm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vol•un•tar•y•ismˈvɒl ənˌtɛr iˌɪz əm(n.)
Ref: voluntarism (def. 2). 2
Origin of voluntaryism:
the principle of supporting a religious system and its institutions by voluntary association and effort, rather than by the aid or patronage of the state
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the doctrine that the Church should not depend on the State, but should be supported exclusively by the voluntary contributions of its members.
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