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Quietism

Quietism Meaning & Definition
Quietism Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Quietism?

[n] a form of religious mysticism requiring withdrawal from all human effort and passive contemplation of God

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See Also | mysticism | religious mysticism

Quietism In Webster's Dictionary

\Qui"et*ism\, n. [Cf. F. qui['e]tisme.] 1. Peace or tranquillity of mind; calmness; indifference; apathy; dispassion; indisturbance; inaction. 2. (Eccl. Hist.) The system of the Quietists, who maintained that religion consists in the withdrawal of the mind from worldly interests and anxieties and its constant employment in the passive contemplation of God and his attributes.

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