plain sense

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Her mother was a woman of useful plain sense, with a good temper, and, what is more remarkable, with a good constitution.
Like its namesake in nature the Cactus is designed to survive in the toughest of conditions and buying into that just makes plain sense.
It is famed for its brevity, insight, and emphasis on the plain sense of the text.
Giere argues that Luther's commitment to the Rule as hermeneutical lens through which Scripture in its plain sense is read and interpreted is unwavering because for Luther the relationship of Scripture and the Rule is organic and intimate, an expression of Scripture's unified witness to the Triune God.
He argues that the Bible is not a cryptic text, and that many rabbinic interpretations simply "do not suit the plain sense.
The plain sense of the hymnist's words is that the Eucharist is symbolic.
the plain sense understanding of Scripture (literalism) provides truth about origins of the cosmos and human beings; what can be discovered using our five senses and explainable by natural law is rejected in the light of a miraculous literalistic understanding.
Among these are family, fairness, respect for the law, courtesy towards all, and just a plain sense of what is right and what isn't.
Further criticising the conservatives, he said: "Moreover,GAFCON members do not believe in engaging in dialogue with people with whom they disagree on human sexuality because it means being open to the possibility that the position of one's opponent might be true when the plain sense reading of Scripture shows in their view that it is not.
In theological argument, he appealed to a loosely "humanist" reading of the plain sense of biblical texts, to the early Church Fathers, and to the power of natural reason--all in service of advancing theological insight and against uncritical adherence to inherited authorities.
Alfred Freddoso has argued that Cartesian dualism cannot serve as the model for a philosophical anthropology that will be consistent with the plain sense of Church teachings.
0 crowns a five-year effort to solve an information retrieval problem that has defied top researchers for years: how to quickly make plain sense out of hundreds or thousands of diverse text articles," said Raul Valdes-Perez, President and co-founder of Vivisimo.