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Saint

(sānt),
Charles F.M., 20th-century South African surgeon. See: Saint triad.
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of martyrdom and saintliness did, indeed, become St.
Focusing on four Spanish novels from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Bacon explores saintliness as a window into issues associated with identity, values, and behavior in the culture.
The chronicles of Allen's book title narrate the history (often over three or four centuries) of such communities in their search for a more religious life, the nature of Observant reform, celebrating the ingenuity and courage required to institute it, as well as the saintliness and leadership projected by individual women.
Esperanza is pregnant and has left a two-year-old son behind with her husband, Santo (whose name denotes saintliness but also the first word of the capital, Santo Domingo).
Yet even before the cause opened, it seemed that virtually everyone involved was in favour - including the official whose job it is to play 'devil's advocate', or to investigate any doubts about the late Pope's saintliness.
For Winters, the moral poet does not necessarily strive toward saintliness but rather attempts "to perfect a moral attitude toward that range of experience to which he is aware.
Karen's saintliness is put to the test by Tracy, who, in a fit of spite after Steve rejects her, reveals he's been paying her maintenance for Amy.
The story's meaning would have been lost without both the contrast of the saintliness of Sts Peter and Paul with Simon's evil and the graphic image of the wages of sin.
The difficulty is that they are not at all alike in ways related to saintliness, and saintliness is the topic of the second argument in the chain.
Darkness Visible explores the difficulties of judgement in moral matters; the extremes of behaviour of which men are capable, their paradoxical saintliness and sinfulness, and the conflict that goes on within the human soul, the result of which determines whether a man is to be saved or damned (Friedman 11).
The author deals with questions of saintliness and evil in the context of the story and our modern world.
As for the men, on the other hand, as they play the father, the lover, the husband, these men in the novel only act to ensure the maintenance of the status quo so as to guarantee the maintenance of their self-interests: They do not get punished in any sense in return for the crimes they commit against women while the women pass away, one after another leaving behind fragrant of flowers as the signs of saintliness.