quietists

All Noun
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  • Let us not, however, seem to grant too much to the innovators and the quietists. Cited from Play-Making, by William Archer
  • Is it wonderful that there have been quietists in the world ever since Christ's religion was first preached upon earth. Cited from Lady Audley's Secret, by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • Excepting one or two ancient and modern Quietists, there is hardly one amongst the whole number who being dead yet speaketh. Cited from World's Best Literature, Ancient & Modern, Vol. 4, by C. D. Warner
  • History shows how easily both quietists and fanatics have drawn inspiration from the absolutistic scheme. Cited from The Meaning of Truth, by William James
  • But it could not be denied that the quietists of the next century might find much support for their controverted doctrines in both writers. Cited from Christian Mysticism, by William Ralph Inge
  • The inquisition's proceedings against remaining quietists in Italy lasted until the eighteenth century.
  • In talking of philosophy, I admitted that my system upheld the Quietists, and commended them. Cited from The Essays of Arthur Schopenhauer: The Art of Controversy, Schopenhauer
  • In his writings, he is aware of the Quietists and rejects their perspective.
  • Such a lure to the quietists in our ranks with you, might recruit theirs to a majority. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 4 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
  • 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)
  • Fenelon was also a victim of the campaign against the quietists, though he was no follower of Molinos. Cited from Christian Mysticism, by William Ralph Inge
  • All of this led me to the Mystics and Quietists. Cited from Memoirs, by Charles Godfrey Leland
  • We are fed we know not how, quietists, confiding ravens. Cited from The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Vol. 6: Letters 1821-1842, by Lamb
  • He had had no premonition of illness, and the rumour went round that the Quietists had poisoned him. Cited from Three French Moralists and The Gallantry of France, by Edmund Gosse
  • There he continued his literary labours up to the last; he was writing a refutation of the new heresy of the Quietists, when death overtook him.
  • So thought the German Quietists when they revolted from the fierce degradation of decaying Lutheranism. Cited from Literary and General Lectures and Essays, by Charles Kingsley
  • The proceedings against the Quietists thus only narrowly escaped the greater dangers of the lingering witch craze.
  • But the optimists and the quietists, and those who said, All things are well, and let all things alone, discouraged, discountenanced, and repressed any such effort. Cited from The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster
  • He made war alike on the philosophers, the Jansenists, and the Quietists, whether they remained in the ranks of the Church or not. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII, by John Lord
  • The most consistent quietists were perhaps those who brought the doctrine of quietism into most discredit, such as the hesychasts of Mount Athos. Cited from Christian Mysticism, by William Ralph Inge
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Root form of quietists is quietist for the noun.

Meaning of quietists

  • noun A religious mystic who follows quietism