Ascetic theology


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ascetic theology See Ascetic Natural.
    • Ascetic theology the science which treats of the practice of the theological and moral virtues, and the counsels of perfection.
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In literature:

Theological literature is entirely confined to synodal orations and some ascetic writings.
"Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations" by Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson
Indeed, these sodalities of the Lebanons are not what their vows and ascetic theologies would make them.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
A theological logomachy was substituted by the sullen and proud ascetics who ascended into power.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli