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Birzer's Sanctifying the World may currently be the best single volume on Catholic historian Christopher Dawson's life and worldview.
That is to say, the respective reciprocal relations between the Father and the Son (active and passive generation), and the Father and the Son together and the Holy Spirit (active and passive spiration), will be reproduced in the economy as the respective reciprocal relations between the secondary esse of the incarnate Word and the light of glory, and sanctifying grace and the habit of charity.
Yet some are stopping, resting at the foot of the cross, and sanctifying the world for an unknowing mass of people.
I was appalled that some view atonement theology as sanctifying violence because of God's supposed use of torture and murder to save the world.
His assertion that "God's sanctifying work is not the sole possession of the Christian church" is possibly true, but totally irrelevant to "the issue at hand.
In a Prima TV channel documentary the priests were seen receiving thongs and sex toys in return for sanctifying brothels.
Drawing largely on their works, she is particularly successful in her portrayal of a piety experienced as a sanctifying force, as a source of strength in confronting the world's challenges and, most significantly, as dedication to a religious life pursued not only in sacred space, but everywhere, in bedrooms, kitchens and public places.
God causes individual good actions sanctifying, rather than overriding, the will.
The government through the Second Amendment should not be sanctifying murder.
Church officials say no request has been made to the Vatican, the world's official sanctifying body for sainthood, to name Isidore the blessed protector of the online world.
T]he Religious Right has abandoned the greater priority of communicating the gospel for the lesser priority of sanctifying the state.
Even Supreme Court Justice Byron White, in his famous dissent from Roe, accuses his colleagues of sanctifying women's "convenience, whim, or caprice.