Origin of quietism
Examples from the Web for quietism
Among the evolutionists differences have emerged owing to a confusion of the terms "quietism" and "evolution."Socialism and the Social Movement in the 19th Century|Werner Sombart
Schiller's worldly circumstances, too, were of a kind well calculated to prevent excess of quietism.The Life of Friedrich Schiller|Thomas Carlyle
Quietism was making head, and throughout France the name of Madame Guyon was becoming known.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14|Elbert Hubbard
Quietism and frenzy thus alike receive the absolute's permit to exist.The Meaning of Truth|William James
This last book of the Ethics speaks, as is evident, the very language of Quietism.
British Dictionary definitions for quietism
Word Origin and History for quietism
1680s, from Italian quietismo, literally "passiveness," from quieto "calm, at rest," from Latin quietus (see quiet (adj.)). Originally in reference to the mysticism of Miguel Molinos (1640-1697), Spanish priest in Rome, whose "Guida spirituale" was published 1675 and condemned by the Inquisition in 1685. Related: Quietist.