Origin of Pietism
Examples from the Web for pietism
They turn faith into pietism, sanctity into morality, and righteousness into a reeking prurience.Suspended Judgments|John Cowper Powys
It has the literalness 451 / 397 noticeable in much of the Welsh religious poetry, and there is a note of pietism in it.The Story of the Hymns and Tunes|Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth
This and his stay in England gave an Anglican turn to his German pietism.Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II|Martin Luther
And the songs of the Sweet Singer of Pietism have, perhaps, never enjoyed a greater favor in his church than they do today.Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark|Jens Christian Aaberg
Arnold, the historian of Pietism, and Thomasius, the eminent jurist.
also Pietism, 1690s, from German Pietismus, originally applied in derision to the movement to revive personal piety in the Lutheran Church, begun in Frankfurt c.1670 by Philipp Jakob Spener (1635-1705). See piety + -ism.