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These cultural barriers, amongst others surrounding menstruation, are associated with traditional taboos relating to uncleanness, witchcraft and local superstitions.
Douglas adicionalmente dice que, a pesar de este rechazo de la impureza en lo sagrado, "uncleanness is a two-way danger of contact with divinity" (8).
The Jews are more concerned about the ritual uncleanness than the contagion of "Biblical leprosy." Contact with a leper renders a person unclean and therefore unfit to approach God or worship in the Temple.
He said due to this worse situation Hyderabad has turned to heaps of uncleanness. He said apart from HMC each union council receives Rs.5 lacs per month out of which after deducting Rs.
You cannot know what it means to be clean if all you grew up with are uncleanness. Today's normal is the worship of merchants of dirt.
He calls him to piety, but he sinks into uncleanness. Salvianus concludes that: "How brilliant a response we give to receiving the divine gifts, how brilliant is our thankfulness for His benefactions if in return for these benefactions He pours on us, we dishonour Him." (Salvianus 1992: 295-296)
Marlow compares Brussels to a whited sepulcher, which "appears beautiful outward, but [is] within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness" (Matthew 23.27).
The source of contamination might be the animal, the environment or uncleanness during food processing.
The taboo of having an abscess, a disease entity associated with uncleanness, prevents many from contacting a general practitioner in the first place (33).
Colin McGinn specifies that the pre-modern image of vampires was obnoxious and hideous due to "their association with blood" and the stereotypical sketch of them as "clammy, cold, pale, and coffin-occupying" presences, which in turn caused them to be associated with mindless and emotionless reptiles or worms carrying infectious disease that "rots the body from the extremities to the core, hands and feet first." This combination of uncleanness with a human-like appearance "seems particularly nasty, not just medically, but aesthetically and emotionally" (McGinn 2011, 15).
Cleanness and Patience explore God's reaction to lack of virtue, their titles being only editorial conventions based on incipits, which should not lead readers off the track and blind them to the fact that the poems are in fact focused on uncleanness and impatience.
"When the sanitary police made its expedition hither in 1831, it found the uncleanness as great as in Little Ireland or along the Irk (that it is not much today, I can testify)."
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