Sentence Examples


  • These novels teach the moral of renunciation (Entsagung).
  • Self-control and renunciation are the lessons which he preaches.
  • The second aspect of his influence is the doctrine of redemption of the soul from its sensual bonds, first by the medium of art and second by the path of renunciation and ascetic life.
  • Here we have the ideal of early Christian renunciation at work, but apart from the influence of Jesus.
  • Epictetus is marked out amongst Stoics by his renunciation of the world.