Weak-kneed Christian

or Politician (A). Irresolute; not thorough; a Laodicean, neither hot nor cold.

“If any weak-kneed Churchman, now hesitating between his [political] party and his Church, is trying to persuade himself that no mischief is in the air, let him take warning.” —Newspaper paragraph, October 16th, 1885.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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