The idea of the sovereignty of the people was to him utterly abhorrent, and even any delegation of sovereign power on his own part would have seemed a betrayal of a God-given trust.
To the Greeks and Macedonians such a regime was abhorrent, and the opposition roused by Alexander's attempt to introduce among them the practice of proskynesis (prostration before the royal presence), was bitter and effectual.
Rites are practised in the name of religion which are abhorrent to Yahweh, because they either have no moral meaning at all, and are mere forms.
The religious views of Servetus, marked by strong individuality, are not easily described in terms of current systems. His denial of the tripersonality of the Godhead and the eternity of the Son, along with his anabaptism, made his system abhorrent to Catholics and Protestants alike, in spite of his intense Biblicism, his passionate devotion to the person of Christ, and his Christocentric scheme of the universe.
Their object had been to purify the Church of medieval accretions, and to restore the primitive model in the light of the new learning; the idea of rival " churches," differing in their fundamental doctrines and in their principles of organization, existing side by side, was as abhorrent to them as to the most rigid partisan of Roman centralization.
A speculative construction of religion was abhorrent to him, a thing of which he seems to have thought the human mind naturally incapable.
This really hits the position of Morone, a sincere Catholic, to whom persecution was abhorrent.
The teaching was not necessarily presented in the form of an over-elaborated moral lesson, but was associated with conceptions familiar to the land; and when these conceptions are examined from the anthropological standpoint, they are found to contain much that is strange and even abhorrent to modern convictions of a purely spiritual deity.
From what Gio says, she.ll want to stay, and I doubt she.d consider mating with someone like me abhorrent.
abhorrent trade in people smuggling alive.
We believe most people would find this material abhorrent.
abhorrent human behavior which could not be tolerated for ever.
After her repudiation he married, probably for political reasons, his full-sister Arsinoe (II.), the widow of Lysimachus, by an Egyptian custom abhorrent to Greek morality.
abhorrent acts of domestic violence are still at large in the public eye.
Such discrimination, whether we focus on it or not, is morally abhorrent.
We are even willing to defend 'to the death ' the right of others to express views we find abhorrent.
shred of truth to Creation Science at all Creation Science is an abhorrent fraud.
But such deliberate hypocrisy was abhorrent to Spinoza's nature.
It is clear that the suffering associated with the cloning process makes the procedure morally abhorrent.
abhorrent crime which kills 2 women a week.
abhorrent views has been one of horror and outrage.
However, if slaughter weights are less than 100kg live weight, only a small percentage of entire males have the abhorrent boar taint.
Repetition without any variation is abhorrent to every Japanese.
4-6), and that rites are practised in the name of religion which are abhorrent to Yahweh, because they either have no moral meaning at all, and are mere forms (v.
In these outlying provinces the national Iranian sentiment seems to have been most intense, and it is interesting to see that under Alexander Hellenism appeared as " belligerent civilization," in the attempt to suppress practices like the exposure of the dying to the dogs (an exaggeration of Zoroastrianism) and, possibly also, abhorrent forms of marriage (Strabo xi.
They were abhorrent to the advanced ethical teaching of prophets and of those imbued with the spirit of Deuteronomy (cf.
Religious feeling in the West recoiled from the crucifix as late as the 6th century, and it was equally abhorrent to the Monophysites of the East who regarded the human nature of Christ as swallowed up in the divine.
And any suggestion of monasticism is absolutely abhorrent to his teaching.
A world which is often so abhorrent to Mr Pendle.
All that I had built seemed abhorrent to me know.
And he has now reached the day when violence toward another human being must become as abhorrent as eating another's flesh.
There is not a shred of truth to Creation Science at all Creation Science is an abhorrent fraud.
So I find it totally abhorrent and incomprehensible when I hear about the dreadful cruelty and neglect inflicted on some animals.
Everyone on here familiar with my posts knows that I find those shows equally abhorrent.
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