Moralistic sentence example
- 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.
- 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.
- This, together with the influence of the different religions, created a very moralistic climate which was not always conducive to home care.
- The moralistic conception of the gospel as a "law of liberty," the very phrase recalling the expression of Barn.
- 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.Advertisement
- moralistic tone.
- moralistic view of authority that Machiavelli criticizes at length in his best-known treatise, The Prince.
- moralistic approach to international politics.
- moralistic, rigid attitude to the consumption of drink.
- moralistic stance will intensify her resentments, since resentment is the ground of social morality.Advertisement
- moralistic Judgements.
- I hope this doesn't sound too moralistic, but no matter how it may look like, it's my honest opinion.
- The environment debate has become increasingly moralistic: restraint is good, production and consumption are bad.
- We then remembered that children's fairy tales at that time were very menacing - Grimm's fairly tales were horrifying and extremely moralistic.
- In this overtly moralistic fable, Stu's extramarital sins are limited to taking off his wedding ring for his daily phone calls.Advertisement
- The memorable diaper wearer, now recast Despite being a very well thought out and quite moralistic piece.
- 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.