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The suffering of Christ is thus expiatory, redemptive and revelatory through a true and proper repetition on the cross of the theogony, the eternal and timeless auto-origination of God, through which God is God, Being and Good only in so far as He is simultaneously defeat of evil and rejection of non-being.
I should serve as an expiatory victim and guard the tranquility of the rest of the house" (149) or her self-aggrandizement, "I confess I rather applaud myself as I look back" (152), the governess is determined to read the children's actions as tainted by interaction with demonic ghosts.
e, a permanent moral stain in the collective conscious of humanity,as long as its only expiatory victims are the Bashirs of this world and not for once the Blairs and other no less guilty Livnis, Baraks and Olmerts of this so unequal and unfair world
a permanent moral stain in the collective conscious of humanity, as long as its only expiatory victims are the Bashirs of this world and notAa for once the Blairs and other no less guilty Livnis, Baraks and Olmerts of this so unequal and unfair world
Even modern Catholic theology describes the expiatory fire of purgation.
Schultz argues that, while males enjoyed more extensive and privileged roles in religious leadership during this period, women acted not only as secondary religious figures, as magistrae and ministrae, but occasionally as sacerdotes, and on a few occasions dedicated temples and performed expiatory rituals and sacrifices.
Before that, the ordeal of King Oedipus--later used by Freud as a model for what he thought was the root dynamic for intrapsychic conflict--is in Sophocles' play a matter of morality: Presumed character flaws move a person to act immorally, with destructive results and the need for some agonizing expiatory punishment.
Although Hotchand returned to his family later and performed expiatory rites, he was ultimately obliged to retire to neighbouring Kutch in disgrace.
If we turn to various well-known Christian theological sources, it is apparent that divine beings are spiritual and invisible, that providence operates through the mediation of virtuous human beings, and, most importantly, that suffering can have value--it can be punishment for sin, it can be perfective, it can be expiatory, it can be redemptive, and it can lead to illumination.
These pursuits demand that Faustus traffic with hell, and my contention is that ultimately this trafficking evokes the descent debates in ways that repeat their challenges to Christ's expiatory sufficiency.
Evil was channeled into an animal whose expiatory death became a "saving event" (Gorringe 38-40).
Christ was called the expiatory victim: the person who through his victimhood redeemed mankind.