Sentence Examples

  • Leighton had, during a stay in the Spanish Netherlands, assimilated something of the ascetic and pietistic spirit of Jansenism, and was devoted to the interests of peace in the church.
  • He grew up amidst pietistic surroundings, which powerfully influenced him his life through, though he never became a Pietist.
  • The main difference between the new Pietistic school and the orthodox Lutherans arose from the conception of Christianity as chiefly consisting in a change of heart and consequent holiness of life, while the orthodox Lutherans of the time made it to consist mainly in correctness of doctrine.
  • Hengstenberg and his pietistic friends.
  • His pietistic movement won considerable way among the Catholic laity, and even attracted some fifty or sixty priests.

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