self-abnegation


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Cooper suggests that pride always involves a lack of trust in God; self-abnegation is one's own solution to a problem, not God's solution.
In contrast, Christians are actualized by love of Christ and love of neighbor, not by self-abnegation in a depersonalized system.
Hartnett takes a rather dim view of this self-mythologizing, carefully charting the gaps and distortions in Figner's self-representation as a "brave, virtuous martyr for the cause of freedom." She discounts Figner's claim that she demanded an active role in terrorist actions because "it was intolerable to me that I should bear only a moral responsibility" for an act of terrorism, while her comrades risked "the gravest penalties." Instead, Hartnett argues that "Vera's insistence was predicated in her own egotism rather than an inclination to self-abnegation." Figner, according to Hartnett, "craved" the "spotlight," "radical glory," and martyrdom.
Jom, the true jihad is that which calls for putting the values of work and self-abnegation towards the homeland above all.
To the Philippines, the higher importance of South Korea emanates from its being an asian exemplar of national transformation resulting from individual self-abnegation, cooperative community renewal, and resolute generational vision.
He has two dominant modes: his mode of self-abnegation, and his fuck-'em mode.
Yet it was the frenzied teleshopping culture of This Unfortunate Thing Between Us that was most gripping, capturing as it did the manner in which publicized experiences of self-abnegation have come to stand in for personal growth or social transformation.
In startling contrast with the Ode's logic of "eschatological self-abnegation," the Latin elegy embraces a sensuous, naturalistic pagan vision that seeks meaning and value in the human imagination itself--a vision that was not to be realized again, Shullenberger suggests, until the poetry of the English Romantics.
Humility is often taken to mean self-effacement and sometimes even self-deprecation or self-abnegation, but if humility means anything at all, it cannot mean something that a person can in any way announce of himself.
Of course, Aristotle doesn't deny that the cultivation and acquisition of the virtues is difficult; nonetheless, the exercise of the virtues by the virtuous is not a matter of self-abnegation. That rare and excellent creature, the virtuous individual, takes his pleasure in virtuous action.
Kuh and Hanover physician Theodor Lessing, as Reitter notes in Part 3, in Der judische Selbsthafi (1930) offer "affirmative and even redemptive Ur-meanings" (Reitter 122)--for example, Lessing's underscoring of the productive values of Jewish self-abnegation and worldly alienation: "He [Lessing] refers to the Jew's 'creative self-hatred' and their 'self-hatred of genius,' genius being something the Jews are incapable of in Lessing's other writings on them" (117).