Quietism

Definition of Quietism

Qui´et`ism
n.1.Peace or tranquillity of mind; calmness; indifference; apathy; dispassion; indisturbance; inaction.
2.(Eccl. Hist.) The system of the Quietists, who maintained that religion consists in the withdrawal of the mind from worldly interests and anxieties and its constant employment in the passive contemplation of God and his attributes.

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