Sentence Examples


  • To the church, reason is the handmaid of faith (ancilla fidei).
  • Though he may technically be classed as an " extreme realist, " Duns is the forerunner of those later Nominalists, like William of Occam, who unsettled every intellectual ground of belief in order that they might resettle belief upon Church authority, not reason but rather scepticism being for them the ancilla domini.
  • The ancilla my tutor gave me helped me to get an A on my biology test.
  • Reviewing the ancilla gave me a better understanding of the subject matter.