chastity


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The same is true about events in Digambar Ganini Jnanamati Mata Ji's life, events that also demonstrate the power of chastity.
Disgraceful Matters: The Politics of Chastity in Eighteenth-Century China, by Janet M.
Using over 860 criminal cases (xinke tiben) in the First Historical Archives in Beijing, Theiss analyzes the state-sponsored chastity cult, which honored chaste widows and "chastity martyrs," women who committed suicide to assert their innocence against accusations of unchaste behavior, during the Qianlong reign (1736-1795).
A compilation of lively advice and heart-felt wisdom on living for the Lord applicable to singles, couples, parents, extended families, members of churches, professionals and laborers, homemakers and students, At Home In The World draws upon ancient and contemporary sources of revealed knowledge and experience-based wisdom on such issues as poverty, chastity, obedience, authority, money, pleasure, power, friends, enemies, hard times, and more.
Sweet Chastity finds Dan expanding on the sweet twee persona he established as one half of the indie duo Cheese on Bread.
The thousands of untroubled homosexuals who we know, and the thousands of homosexual priests who do not live in chastity, confirm the narrow minded way in which the Vatican sees the problem.
It's not just saying no, it's talking about what teens are saying yes to--that choosing chastity helps you find a partner who values you for who you are, takes the pressure off while you discover who you are, and protects you emotionally and physically until you have the maturity for this type of relationship.
Kohl-Welles, a Democrat, has introduced a bill to overturn the law, which made it a misdemeanor to slander any female older than 12 by uttering "any false or defamatory words or language which shall injure or impair the reputation of any such female for virtue or chastity or which shall expose her to hatred, contempt, or ridicule.
Chastity Dotson, left, Frank Faucette and Julanne Chidi Hill try to coax a young slave out of a tree with stories in ``Flight.
The central tenets of Vives's Instruction were the superiority of men over women and the importance of chastity as the keystone of women's training.
Before she was crowned Miss America 2003 in September of last year, Erika Harold of Urbana, Illinois, had for many years carried a message urging premarital chastity to youngsters across the Prairie State.
The way of life that truly conforms to the order of creation, therefore, is marriage, because in marriage sexual desire is not suppressed but confirmed, while at the same time the requirement of chastity is met.