(sometimes initial capital letter) the system of theological and philosophical teaching predominant in the Middle Ages, based chiefly upon the authority of the church fathers and of Aristotle and his commentators.
narrow adherence to traditional teachings, doctrines, or methods.
(sometimes capital) the system of philosophy, theology, and teaching that dominated medieval western Europe and was based on the writings of the Church Fathers and (from the 12th century) Aristotle
strict adherence to traditional doctrines
1732, from scholastic + -ism.
The philosophy and theology, marked by careful argumentation, that flourished among Christian thinkers in Europe during the Middle Ages.
Note: Central to scholastic thought is the idea that reason and faith are compatible. Scholastic thinkers such as Thomas Aquinas tried to show that ancient philosophy, especially that of Aristotle, supported and illuminated Christian faith.
a branch of knowledge or study dealing with a body of facts or truths systematically arranged and showing the operation of general laws: the mathematical sciences. systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gained through observation and experimentation. any of the branches of natural or . systematized knowledge in general. knowledge, as of facts […]
incitement of discontent or rebellion against a government. any action, especially in speech or writing, promoting such discontent or rebellion. Archaic. rebellious disorder. noun speech or behaviour directed against the peace of a state an offence that tends to undermine the authority of a state an incitement to public disorder (archaic) revolt n. mid-14c., “rebellion, […]
the act or practice of ; a setting apart or separation of people or things from others or from the main body or group: gender segregation in some fundamentalist religions. the institutional separation of an ethnic, racial, religious, or other minority group from the dominant majority. the state or condition of being , set apart, […]
a person who discriminates against or is prejudiced or hostile toward Jews. Contemporary Examples Ordinary regulations are often seen within the community as a tool for cops to act out anti-semitic fantasies. From Circumcision To Molestation, How the Ultra-Orthodox Place Children at Risk Steven I. Weiss May 16, 2012 While being chased in the street […]