Definition of irenically in English:


(also eirenically)


See irenic

‘Nasr speaks passionately but irenically of the need for an intellectual dimension to the critique of modernism.’
  • ‘The mission of Baker Publishing Group is to publish writings that promote historic Christianity, irenically express the concerns of evangelicalism, and reflect the diversity of this movement.’
  • ‘His theological approach is described as ‘passionately yet irenically confessional and at the same time intellectually pietistic.’’
  • ‘The biblical, theological and rational case against Calvinism has never been stated more clearly, concisely, irenically or convincingly.’
  • ‘In an arena often mired in apologetics and polemics, they articulate the intricacies of Mormon origins irenically.’