On this basis Bradley developed a theory of the Absolute which, while not denying that it must be conceived of spiritually, insisted that its spirituality is of a kind that finds no analogy in our self-conscious experience.
Already in the 9th century there were several protests against the rigidity and want of spirituality of a purely sacerdotal church.
His homiletic books, Epistle on Sanctity (Iggereth ha-qodesh) and Law of Man (Torath ha-Adam), which deal respectively with the sanctity of marriage and the solemnity of death, are full of intense spirituality, while at the same time treating of ritual customs - a combination which shows essential Rabbinism at its best.
Spirituality informs his inspiration; the poetry is of the finest elements, glowing and alive.
Inevitably the freedom, spirituality and universality of the prophetic teaching were obscured.
No other German poet has succeeded in attuning feeling, sentiment and thought so perfectly to the music of words as he; none has expressed so fully that spirituality in which the quintessence of German lyrism lies.
It expresses the spirituality of Yahweh in a way that indicates a marked advance in the conception of his nature.
A development of ideals and a growth of spirituality can be traced which render the biblical writings with their series of prophecies a unique 1 This is philosophically handled by the Arabian historian Ibn Khaldun, whose Prolegomena is well worthy of attention; see De Slane, Not.
The third is formed of three or four apparently unrelated passages, on the spirituality of true worship (vi.
Out of these developed, by the labours of the prophets, a religion of high spirituality and exalted ethical ideals.