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Saint

(sānt),
Charles F.M., 20th-century South African surgeon. See: Saint triad.
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Changing to better understand reality, changing to seek the truth, changing no matter how terrifying or dangerous the path may be, the struggle of change is the model of saintliness Oscar Romero offers us.
Although great spiritual leaders whose very deportment exuded an aura of saintliness about them are revered to this day in India, their teachings and works which have had a stellar effect on a society plagued by numerous social evils then speaks for their commitment to the times they lived in.
Indeed, claims of being chosen by the gods or a singular God, perfectly embodying the attributes of religious piety and saintliness, and serving as the supreme religio-secular guide and intercessor for subjects were far from unique, even in specific aspects, to the Safavids, let alone the Mughals.
In a rare moment of saintliness, I offered to take a couple of carrier bags–full to a city centre homeless refuge on my way home.
"But the sickly-sweet, bake-your-own, don't-mind-me saintliness that has grown around the industry of motherhood is pure humbug."
MOTHER Teresa may have been painted as far from saintliness by academicians Serge Larivie and Genevieve Chenard, but those who knew her dismiss the new study.
The abandonment of the saintly exempla probably established a formidable barrier against saintliness; the radical Protestants observed the absence of virtuous "fruits" among the magisterial Protestants.
Characters whose saintliness and ordinariness are so tightly braided we can't turn away from them.
"In the late 19th and early 20th century," Mason writes, "the church dropped many of its overtly communitarian practices and shifted toward making personal morality the mark of saintliness." This change roughly followed the path of conservative Protestant churches at the time as they parted ways with the reform agenda of the liberal Social Gospel movement.
After writing the book, Sultan said that perhaps Keller's real untold story is how "her triumph over multiple disabilities and her enormous celebrity had trapped her within a constricting saintliness and an image of purity.
From Homer to contemporary writers, marathon runner and scholar Roger Robinson explores the saintliness, the sexiness, the freedom, and the engagement with life running represents in literature.
He stated that Ayn "Rand [in the novel Atlas Shrugged] takes a quaintly naive view of the alleged saintliness of successful capitalists.