Related to Devotionalist: devotionalism


n.1.One given to devotion, esp. to excessive formal devotion.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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When she acquiesces and strips naked from the waist down, Daniel "instruct[s] Phyllis to kneel on the seat facing her side of the car, and to bend over as far as she could, kneeled and curled up like a penitent, a worshipper, an abject devotionalist" (60; emphasis added).
In Christina Rossetti in Context, Antony Harrison devotes attention to the Tractarian context of Rossetti's poetry in a chapter on Rossetti's "devotionalist ideology." Like Mayberry, he first focuses on the Tractarian concept of Analogy and cites the work of Tennyson.
Although much that he read was "your basic devotionalist drivel, written in breathless prose," he still found the facts tantalizing.
Both the Protestant proselytizers and the Catholic devotionalists had evangelical agendas with--intentional or not--anglicizing consequences.
Basically, Jelsma reasserts the older view of a link between the Devotionalists and Protestantism against the R.