kenotic

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kenotic (comparative more kenotic, superlative most kenotic)

  1. (theology) Pertaining to kenosis.
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 509:
      Linked to the kenotic concept of innocence and denial of self-esteem was the new popularity which from very early on an old genre of Eastern saint enjoyed in the Christianity of Kievan Rus’, and which has endured into modern Russian Orthodoxy: the Holy Fool.