Example sentences for: jesuit

How can you use “jesuit” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • On a gray Beijing afternoon in May, I found myself back at Nantang Church, an otherwise nondescript building that rests on ground given to a Jesuit missionary by the emperor four centuries back.

  • Tribes in Canada and along the Great Lakes called Jesuit missionaries Black Robes in yet another nickname related to outlandish apparel.

  • Rather than admit the men to "Introduction to Feminist Ethics," Daly took the semester off, accused the school of "caving into right-wing pressure," and refused the retirement package offered by the Jesuit school.

  • A statement that successfully picks its way across this dangerous terrain is said to exhibit an economy of truth , and a person who has uttered such a statement is said to have been economical with the truth . These characterizations, too, were originally conferred with a sense of professional appreciation (I first heard them on the lips of some Jesuit friends), but they have also been pulled out of truth's orbit and into the atmosphere of mendacity.

  • Macau’s most memorable monument is the Baroque façade of the ruins of São Paulo, the only remains of a beautiful 17th-century Jesuit church.


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