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He gives a particularly lucid interpretation of Charles Williams's Arthurian poems, focusing on Arthur as Christ's viceregent, on money as a symbol of sacrifice, and the importance of hierarchy and order in these texts.
of the Holy Catholic Church--of the Supreme Pastor of that Church; of him who is the Viceregent of Christ in determining the truth.
The wise ruler, God's viceregent, is identified as the "enlightened philosopher, one who combines to a perfect degree discursive and intuitive wisdom" (p.
When there is a danger of the body politic being corrupted by the king's intemperance, a new hybrid can be formed with the "person of loyal retainers and viceregents," demonstrating that "the state as an independent entity .
Eid-ul-Fitr is a day of taking stock of our lives; a day to search our souls; a day to ask ourselves the questions about how successful we have been in fulfilling our role of being viceregents of the Almighty on this earth.
It is at least conceivable that after the special creation of Eve, which established the first human pair as God's viceregents (Gen.
These Methodists--from the North, South, and along the western frontier--believed that the laws of science were, in the words of Alexander Means, "God's Viceregents on earth.
In the Qur'an the task of being God's viceregents or deputies is also given to the whole human community.
But in saying that the earth crisis is a spiritual crisis I also mean that the problem is explicitly a religious problem in the sense that the promulgation of particular theological teachings has lead to the ravaging of earth communities -- for example, the idea in the Genesis creation story that God, a heavenly being far removed from our planet, created human beings as God's viceregents to exercise "dominion" over the earth.
What do Muslim women--who along with Muslim men have been designated as God's viceregents on earth by the Koran--understand to be the meaning of their lives?
The elves and Numenoreans in particular reverence, but do not worship, the Valar (who, as The Silmarillion clarifies, are faithful viceregents of Iluvatar, evidently identical with the Christian God).