unworldliness


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Close-ups of people's faces remind me of Gerry Anderson's puppets in Thunderbirds or Fireball XL5 and a strange unworldliness pervades the screen generally.
The practical West, Temple thought, needs the East's philosophy and mysticism, while the East needs the ethical concern of the West to save it from metaphysical unworldliness and brooding stagnation.
Goodness is understood in an absolute Christian sense of unworldliness and unconditionality.
circumstance, a sign of a certain unworldliness, which may or may not
This pagan unworldliness carried to its ultimate mystical point is what makes the work of Lewis so intense and his evaluation so fearless.
Because their mother shares Marianne's romantic unworldliness, Elinor is forced to take on the role of parent to her younger sister, attempting to protect Marianne from the consequences of her openness and disregard of propriety.
Even today the question is immediately recognisable--it is emblematic of the unworldliness of medieval discussions of angels and of the foolishness of scholastic theology.
De'ath finds artistic inspiration and renewal in his absorption in American culture and its beautiful boy; he begins to write a new novel, transforms his "fogeyish unworldliness," accepts the complexity of his sexuality, and gains a new "blithe and reckless irresponsibility" (Adair, 79).
Even Susan Boyle has, underneath the sweet smiles and the unworldliness, a steely determination that keeps her going through all the tough times.
The connection between holiness and unworldliness had safeguarded the south Indian Pentecostal movement from preaching a prosperity gospel but with the appearance of the Faith Movement in the 1980s propagating "the financial aspects of the gospel" the idea of a prosperity gospel has struck a chord with many south Indian Pentecostal congregations.
The unworldliness of such claims is apparent when visiting the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.