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re·al·i·ty

(rē-al'i-tē),
That which exists objectively and in fact, and can be consensually validated.
[L. res, thing, fact]

reality

[rē·al′itē]
Etymology: L, res, factual
the culturally constructed world of perception, meaning, and behavior that members of a culture regard as true.

reality

(rē-al′ĭt-ē)
1. The quality or state of being real or actual.
2. All that exists, as opposed to those ideas or mental images that are imagined.
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Baptists will have a dynamic and relevant missions future, if they acknowledge that there are new realities to which they must respond with new ways of being and operating.
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The new understandings and explanations of Christ's Real Presence in the consecrated bread and wine reflected a growing scholarly interest in symbols and in the way they function to convey ineffable realities and build human communities.
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