from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as parenetic.


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  • No text-book can, of course, adequately supply the parenetical side of the catechetical instruction or take the place of the living exposition by the pastor.

    An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism

  • This serves to explain the character of the patristic literature, which is apologetical and polemical, parenetical and ascetic, with a wealth of exegetical wisdom on every page; for the roots of theology are in the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • If at any time this part of moral theology should be pushed to the background, moral theology would become one-sided and would need a revision, not by cutting down casuistry, but by devoting more time and energy to the doctrine of virtues in their scientific, parenetical, and ascetical aspect.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon


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