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agape

(ă-ga′pā, a′gă-pā″) [Gr. agapē, love]
Unselfish, unconditional love for another, without sexual or romantic feelings.
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El agape hace su primera aparicion tras el dialogo de Jesus con Nicodemo: <<Porque tanto amo Dios al mundo que entrego a su Hijo unico, para que todo el que crea en el no perezca, sino que tenga vida eterna>> (3,16).
This AGAPE call is a prayer for strength to transform unjust economic structures.
In the early 1960s, Gaddis completed an introduction for a book he had by then started calling Agape Agape.
Watson, therefore, argues that what the Pauline texts reveal about sexuality and gender requires that they be read "in the light of their unique and irreplaceable testimony to the divine agape, in Jesus and, through his Spirit, in a community in which there are both men and women together and not apart from one another.
The homeowners' budget wouldn't allow the technique to be used throughout the whole pool, so the Agape staff concentrated it in strategic places.
They talked about Project Agape founder Bill Reid, a local clinical anthropologist who years ago had become somehow convinced of the therapeutic value of horseback riding.
Ramsey appropriates Augustine's stress on agape as the overwhelming motif of a personal and social ethics, but sees Augustine as being overly restrictive on defining and prioritizing this love.
With clenched fists and mouths agape, they call out to us from their distant grave.
Unfortunately, that maneuver not only accords a structural relevance to composition dates they rarely assume in the ordering of most contemporary canzionere, but it also dismisses the poet-lover's well prepared critical evolution from eros to agape.
The aim of this monograph (the author's Habilitationsschrift; Munster, 1991) is to demonstrate that Paul's ethic is integral to his theology, and that he views the agape that affirms the neighbour as both rooted in, and an expression of, God's own saving action in Christ.
The foundation came to Sarasota, says former vice president Tim Dutton, because of Agape Flights, a humanitarian service founded by Sarasotans Keith and Clara Starkey in 1980.