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- n. Plural form of patrist.
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Gaudron, et alii - and on Dr. Barth´s summer schools there were the most famous patrists in Germany speaking! are also very familiar with patrism.
The modernist are not good patrists - patrism does not lead to modernism, but contradicts modernism - but they are idealists, hegelianists, existentialist, phänomenologists and cantian transcendentalists.
"The best swordsman," he said, "in all my fair kingdom of France -- cut, parry, and point; the greatest savant; and, by my sword, the best of patrists.