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moralistic

moralistic Sentence Examples

  • In the hands of moralistic theologians, like Lactantius, they certainly assume a somewhat grotesque form, but the fact that these men clung to them is the clearest evidence that in the West millennarianism was still a point of "orthodoxy" in the 4th century.

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  • Simple souls found their spiritual pasture in little mincing "devotions"; while robuster minds built up for themselves a natural moralistic religion, quite as close to Epictetus as to Christianity.

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  • The moralistic conception of the gospel as a "law of liberty," the very phrase recalling the expression of Barn.

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  • 1, where there is reason to think the words 1 7 µ)v '17 7 aov Xpr.crov interpolated) has even led to the theory, ably but unconvincingly maintained by Spitta, that the writing is a mere recast of a Jewish moralistic writing like the Two Ways.

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  • moralistic tone.

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  • moralistic view of authority that Machiavelli criticizes at length in his best-known treatise, The Prince.

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  • moralistic approach to international politics.

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  • moralistic, rigid attitude to the consumption of drink.

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  • moralistic stance will intensify her resentments, since resentment is the ground of social morality.

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  • moralistic Judgements.

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  • This, together with the influence of the different religions, created a very moralistic climate which was not always conducive to home care.

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  • I hope this doesn't sound too moralistic, but no matter how it may look like, it's my honest opinion.

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  • The environment debate has become increasingly moralistic: restraint is good, production and consumption are bad.

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  • We then remembered that children's fairy tales at that time were very menacing - Grimm's fairly tales were horrifying and extremely moralistic.

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  • In this overtly moralistic fable, Stu's extramarital sins are limited to taking off his wedding ring for his daily phone calls.

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  • The memorable diaper wearer, now recast Despite being a very well thought out and quite moralistic piece.

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  • In a moralistic or a strong-willed mother the morality or the strong will power go hand-in-hand with a dominant sense of pride.

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