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While the fleshly surfaces of the body are composed of a host of physical properties that are themselves fluid and moving and that move us in turn, the ways we (can) move and how these movements are felt, perceived, and interpreted are born of our intimate and changing relations with other moving bodies.
She argues, for example, that the actor's fleshly presence and use of the vernacular tamper with the removed and abstract voice of God (61).
First of all, there is a danger of reacting in the flesh, of responding not in a scriptural, spiritual way, but in a fleshly way.
Or rather, not like siblings, who do fight on occasion, while Bill, Priscilla, and Linda made a kind of fleshly image of the Holy Trinity, one in being, consubstantial, etc.
The human body, and particularly its fleshly aspects, provides a primary fulcrum for religious ideas in this movie.
The fleshly ripe falsa fruit provides water, ash, fat, sugar, vitamins A, B, C, minerals, carotene, and dietary fibre.
Peter sublimates Arthur's fleshly impulses through a love of literature and art, acquired mainly through the mentoring of Sister Wenger at Mill Creek Academy.
While Faustus the Manichaean rejected the OT's creator God, the flesh of both Christ and humans as good, the OT books in their entirety, and the fleshly sacrifices of the Jews, Augustine, in arguing against him, almost inevitably had to put forward positive interpretations of the OT and the fleshly practices of the Jewish people.
Whereas Perry Miller distinguishes the "New England mind" from sensual, fleshly desires, Finch uncovers the Plymouth colonists* convictions that bodies and souls were connected and that the body expressed inner grace (Finch 35).
At times, Butler's approach is a pointillist semiosis, highly abstracted from its fleshly materiel, a meta-reading of the regulation of affect rather than a close reading of experience.
After reminding the reader that he is arguing on the basis of reason, he summarizes the humanly comprehensible motives for which people might decide to adopt a religion: they might be constrained to do so by the sword; they might embrace the new religion in the hope of gaining wealth, power and status; they might embrace a religion that gives scope to their fleshly passions; or they might find in the new religion theological teachings of which the minds of ordinary people can approve, perhaps because of their simplicity or familiarity.