Sentence Examples

  • The views of the new Protestantism concerning monasticism are probably no less excessive than those of the old.
  • The inner spirit and working of the older monasticism is well portrayed in F.A.
  • In Egypt, the first home of monasticism, the jurisdiction of the abbot, or archimandrite, was but loosely defined.
  • This feeling is exhibited in the value set on fasting in the Christian church from the earliest times, and in an extreme form in the self-torments of later monasticism; while both tendencies, anti-worldliness and antisensualism, seem to have combined in causing the preference of celibacy over marriage which is common to most early Christian writers.'
  • Although thoroughly devoted to the ideals of monasticism, he discharged his episcopal duties with remarkable zeal and fidelity.

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