In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In his time the religious energy and zeal were flowing away from the empirical world into the desert of otherworldliness, asceticism and renunciation.
- He had now experienced both the extremes of a life of ease and comfort (as a prince) and the life of extreme austerity and asceticism.
- This Pharisee was boasting, in other words, of an asceticism beyond the norm.
- The icon, in particular, is a practical form of art, dealing directly with questions of spiritual life such as holiness and asceticism.
- With regard to marriage Luther pursues the same idea: The marital relationship between a man and a woman is true chastity and of higher value than monastic asceticism.
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