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com) for preparing the new meeting room for, and hosting, a series of "Power Lunches" to encourage Godliness in business.
Godliness is engaging reality in a way that cultivates creativity, justice, love, kindness, and peace.
Covering later centuries is a fine article by Stephen Davis on human godliness in the Coptic-Arabic tradition, followed by essays on Anselm (Nathan Kerr), Luther (Jonathan Linman), Calvin (Todd Billings), and Wesley (Christensen).
that owning too much stuff might inhibit one's kavvanah, concentration on God and godliness.
He repeatedly stresses he is a son of the Manse - presumably therefore he believes cleanliness is next to godliness and is committed to the 'deep cleaning' of hospitals - involving the temporary closure of wards.
Genocide of any fabric is the ultimate blasphemy to the image of godliness and must not be endured.
In those long lost days when parents ensured that their children went to Sunday School, we were regularly told that 'cleanliness is next to Godliness.
Along with the various political and social groups that came and went during the era, from organized labor to single-taxers to Marxists to Social Christians, the authors provide a wide array of documents, from the venerable "Ragged Dick's Big Break" to the rather odd "The Godliness of Material Ambition" and the radical-for-its-time "Equal-Income Utopia.
People often think medieval villages were dirty, but they weren't - cleanliness is next to godliness and everyone in the fifteenth century was very concerned with the afterlife.
But, in its own popularizing way, it also gives voice to a growing feminist critique of a patriarchal church and secrets it keeps about the goodness and godliness of women.
The merchant's "word," grounded in his purported honesty, skill, diligence, and godliness, seeks to produce his credit as an asset--albeit an asset "that is lent, not given, by its audience" (122).
How do we offer thankful prayers when our nation is not leading "a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and dignity"?