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carnal

[kär′nəl]
Etymology: L, caro, flesh
pertaining to the flesh or body, or worldly things as distinguished from spiritual.

carnal

adjective Referring to the flesh, usually with sexual overtones.

carnal

adjective Referring to the flesh, to baser instincts, often referring to sexual “knowledge”

carnal

(kăr′năl) [L. carnalis, flesh]
Pert. to the desires and appetites of the flesh; sensual.
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In eastern religions, salvation is possible only through ensuring that the body is freed from carnal desires, i.
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Here Carugati finds the suggestive link between eros, carnal love, and the desire and means of returning to God, as Plotinus insists that the return to the divine is possible only through love of earthly things and that union with earthly beauty reminds the soul of higher beauty.
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Salvation is not the issue, all are saved and heaven bound, but the carnal while they are on earth may not be fulfilling Christ's commands to take the Gospel message to the world, they may be busy with other activities.
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Carnal concupiscence, as a broad category, is denounced as a usurpation of teleology because of its objectification of the subject and its emphasis on the phenomenal world.
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