Quinn will think were requesting something like a séance or spiritual encounter but if we don't humor Howie, he'll be devastated.
She'd thought her role more spiritual or symbolic.
To the latter the material temple is no more than a detail in the picture of a work of restoration eminently ideal and spiritual, and he expressly warns his hearers against attaching intrinsic importance to it (Isa.
The Presbyterian Church recognizes but one spiritual order, viz.
He had no dream or vision of the Church's spiritual independence and prerogative.
" The day," says Ernest Renan, " in which the belief in an after-life shall vanish from the earth will witness a terrific moral and spiritual decadence.
For the first time doubts as to his spiritual state seemed to have troubled him.
Jesus is but a man in whom this reminiscence is unusually strong, and who has consequently attained to unusual spiritual excellence and power.
In 1616 appeared his Treatise on the Love of God, which teaches that perfection of the spiritual life to which the former work is meant to be the "Introduction."
I am not prepared to make predictions as dramatic as Ray Kurzweil's in The Age of Spiritual Machines.
As a child I loved to sit on his knee and clasp his great hand with one of mine, while Miss Sullivan spelled into the other his beautiful words about God and the spiritual world.
I often wonder, as I read these splendid poems why, at the same time that Homer's songs of war fired the Greeks with valor, his songs of manly virtue did not have a stronger influence upon the spiritual life of the people.
Being fully aware of my own incompetence to give her any adequate explanations of the mysteries which underlie the names of God, soul, and immortality, I have always felt obliged, by a sense of duty to my pupil, to say as little as possible about spiritual matters.
Helen has the vitality of feeling, the freshness and eagerness of interest, and the spiritual insight of the artistic temperament, and naturally she has a more active and intense joy in life, simply as life, and in nature, books, and people than less gifted mortals.
The kind uncles and aunts of the race are more esteemed than its true spiritual fathers and mothers.
But the intellectual and what is called spiritual man in him were slumbering as in an infant.
Yet I never, by any manoeuvring, could get him to take the spiritual view of things; the highest that he appeared to conceive of was a simple expediency, such as you might expect an animal to appreciate; and this, practically, is true of most men.
But a complex and difficult process of internal development was taking place all this time in Pierre's soul, revealing much to him and causing him many spiritual doubts and joys.
Mercury is a fluid, volatile, spiritual essence.
Princess Mary stopped at the porch, still horrified by her spiritual baseness and trying to arrange her thoughts before going to her father.
For the first time all that pure, spiritual, inward travail through which she had lived appeared on the surface.
It was the last spiritual struggle between life and death, in which death gained the victory.
The harmony between him and his wife grew closer and closer and he daily discovered fresh spiritual treasures in her.
Perhaps it need not be done so pedantically, thought Nicholas, or even done at all, but this untiring, continual spiritual effort of which the sole aim was the children's moral welfare delighted him.