Noun(1) a form of religious mysticism requiring withdrawal from all human effort and passive contemplation of God
(1) Critics of Keswick spirituality alleged that through its emphasis on the inner life, it taught a quietism that discouraged practical expressions of Christian living and a mysticism that was foreign to evangelical theology.(2) There's quietism on the one hand and militancy on the other and much depends on the conditions that people find themselves in, in any one point in time.(3) The regime sought to overcome the quietism of the middle classes and of the long-suffering peasantry with the propaganda of national greatness.(4) However, the real meaning of Taoist wu-wei is not quietism at all, but rather, activity in harmony with the ever-changing, ever-unchanging Way of all life.(5) Those who believe that all affairs of state will shortly come to an end are, for obvious reasons, inclined to political quietism .(6) These phases have been referred to as judicial quietism .(7) Conservatism and caution can become complacency and quietism , even though they don't start that way.(8) political quietism(9) Faced with the classic choice of writing or living, he finds himself capable of neither, and ponders a retreat into literary quietism .(10) As a result, the next generation was to tend towards political quietism and, worst of all, a crass materialism.(11) He urged quietism , pacifism, and submission to civil government, exhorting his followers to live peaceably and unobtrusively in harmony with the community and the government.(12) The interaction between Buddhism and Taoism gave rise to the Ch'an school of contemplative quietism which developed into Japanese Zen.(13) At bottom there is a conflict here between activism and quietism .(14) Nietzsche began as a disciple of Schopenhauer, but later rejected his pessimism and quietism .(15) He abjures both quietism which leaves the world to its fate and the ├ö├ç├┐myth of progress├ö├ç├û and looks to a Jesus who is still followed but also at least partly hidden and ├ö├ç├┐yet to be revealed├ö├ç├û.(16) The period of political quietism on the left spanned three decades.
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