quietist

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  • There are in particular two political traditions, one of which might be called quietist, the other activist.
  • Other, quietist Friends believed in not breaking an earthly government's law.
  • Khonsari was a quietist, who believed the clergy should not exercise political power.
  • He generally followed a quietist political stance toward the Abbasid political establishment.
  • In spite of his devotion to her, he was not a Quietist in the ordinary sense of the word.
  • I shall take down my Snyders and Rubens when I get home; and turn quietist. Cited from The Newcomes, by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • The apparent Quietist victory, however, was short-lived.
  • Ruth had too much of the quietist in her, the non-resistent. Cited from Tramping on Life, by Harry Kemp
  • A quietist God, in short, as reason, by its very essence, is quietist. Cited from Tragic Sense Of Life, by Miguel de Unamuno
  • Marsh left the Methodist Church and joined a group of friends in what others called a Quietist sect.
  • The spiritual are not just abstract, quietist mystics; they are for the world.
  • Both are quietists, yet in this respect they differ, that the former is the grey quietist, the latter the pearl. Cited from A Lute of Jade, by L. Cranmer-Byng (Chin. poetry)
  • The man of action is replaced by the quietist, whose highest aspiration is to be the passive instrument of the divine Reason. Cited from Evolution and Ethics et. al., by T. H. Huxley
  • Some one with imagination, I thought, evidently put that up; some quietist offering this mild protest against the breathless progress of the age. Cited from The Friendly Road, by David Grayson
  • I had been sitting abstractedly, like the great quietist, Buddha, when the looks of the assembly suggested an "address." Cited from Two Trips to Gorilla Land 2, Richard F. Burton
  • The author applies this basis of fixity in nature generally to the rules of man's nature, and avow himself a Quietist. Cited from The Germ, by Various
  • Pragmatists disagree over whether philosophers ought to adopt a quietist or a naturalist stance toward the mind-body problem.
  • Scott was a quietist within the tradition of his fellow-Quaker John Woolman and a Christian mystic.
  • He seems to surge upwards on a passionate wave of revolutionary ideas, only to sink back into the calm of conservative or quietist conclusions. Cited from Aspects of Literature, by J. Middleton Murry
  • Norman Malcolm, a friend of Wittgenstein's, took a quietist approach to skeptical problems in the philosophy of mind.
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Meaning of quietist

  • noun A religious mystic who follows quietism