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  • n. Plural form of pietist.

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Examples

  • I might, perhaps, have closed my eyes to the mad follies of these so-called pietists, if they had not drawn my poor secretary into the toils.

    Berlin and Sans-Souci; or Frederick the Great and his friends

  • "pietists," and held vitally to the maxim that they who would know of a doctrine must live out the doctrine.

    Overbeck

  • For the small but dedicated group of Jewish pietists, all this was blasphemy.

    Alexander the Great

  • And hey, all you evangelicals, you biblicistic pietists -- did you make a pact with the Devil when you hooked up with the Repubican party to advance your monolithic theocratic agenda at the price of your soul???

    L.A Times: Even If Dems Win Both Houses, Rove Will Still Have Given "Virtuoso" Performance

  • This wave of immigrants was certainly not monolithic — it contained the familiar array of socialists, pietists, Zionists and Bundists to be found in many of the east European societies of the period.

    South Africa.

  • A hillbilly may be rural, but were not all biblicistic pietists.

    Head Of Christian Right Group Calls Hindu Senate Invocation "Gross Idolatry"

  • The critique continues that Scholem favored the more “mythic” kabbalistic schools such as the Rhineland pietists, the Zohar, Luria, Sabbatai Zevi, and Hasidism because they serve his purpose and viewed those who do not as not central to the historical trajectory of Kabbala.

    Gershom Scholem

  • It then moves on to the the Rhineland German pietists, Abraham Abulafia and only then reaches the textus classicus of medieval Kabbala, the Zohar.

    Gershom Scholem

  • For the first time he offered a synoptic yet detailed presentation of the entire history of Kabbala beginning with the German Rhineland pietists (Hasidei Ashkenaz) from the

    Gershom Scholem

  • Virtue may suffer from a prolonged and ardent kiss between two young pietists of the age of eighteen.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

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