Thesaurus / pietism

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They turn faith into pietism, sanctity into morality, and righteousness into a reeking prurience.

Suspended JudgmentsJohn Cowper Powys

It has the literalness 451 / 397 noticeable in much of the Welsh religious poetry, and there is a note of pietism in it.

The Story of the Hymns and TunesTheron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth

This and his stay in England gave an Anglican turn to his German pietism.

And the songs of the Sweet Singer of Pietism have, perhaps, never enjoyed a greater favor in his church than they do today.

Arnold, the historian of Pietism, and Thomasius, the eminent jurist.

It is so much pleasanter and easier to play at pietism amongst well-bred, comfortable people "of good society" than to save souls.

The Life of Thomas Wanless, PeasantAlexander Johnstone Wilson

She returned to Nohant in 1820, and soon threw off her pietism in the outdoor exercises of a wholesome country life.

MaupratGeorge Sand

The mathematical method of Wolf has been a severe blow to orthodoxy, and it was but partially counteracted by the work of Pietism.

Like all violent revivals of pietism, it produced a no less violent reaction.

He now infused a strong dash of pietism into his essays, and avoided his companions in order not to hear their frivolous stories.

The Son of a ServantAugust Strindberg

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