How to use Affirmation in a sentence
In no single act of affirmation of cause or substance, much less in such a primitive act, do we affirm the universality of their application.
Against the Church of Rome, however, there was directed the affirmation that the Holy Ghost proceeds from the Father and not from both Father and Son; this rejection of the filioque was not unwelcome to the Turks.
The deal was closed with a solemn affirmation, instead of an oath.
He immediately adds that, by the combination of these names with one another, affirmation or negation arises.
Every time one catches your eye repeat the affirmation out aloud.Advertisement
Do graduates who experience disaffirmation, in their initial career period, seek ways to gain affirmation, in their initial career period, seek ways to gain affirmation in second or subsequent jobs?
In 1695 a bill was passed in Parliament allowing the solemn affirmation of a Quaker, instead of an oath.
But I get annoyed by blogs whose comments boxes are nothing but mutual affirmation.
There is an affirmation of divine fiat, or instantaneous creation.
Third, given English usage of the word God, the simple affirmation " Jesus is God " may be easily misinterpreted.Advertisement
The future The strike has been neither the death knell, nor the ringing affirmation of class politics that various pundits have claimed.
But that affirmation was made with more vigor, more of the fire of the patriot and was exactly suited to the hour.
The Ontological argument, though not wholly rejected as a proof, is taken rather as pointing to God's attribute of infinity; thought rather than experience making affirmation that the intuition in question must be attached to God.
He claims originality for his theory that the moral evil is the practical denial of a true proposition and moral good the affirmation of it (see Ethics).
Do things that promote feeling good, such as lighting candles, reading a page from a book, visiting a store or coffee shop, stating a positive affirmation, or whatever else resonates with you.Advertisement
Some people find that repeating a word, such as "love" or a positive affirmation during their meditation is helpful.
A daily affirmation that life is good can help put grim situations in better perspective.
This lack of tangible affirmation often minimizes the loss to others.
Though the Tyra Banks' real hair reveal may have been a letdown, it has also been an affirmation for many African American women about the beauty of natural black hair styles.
Whether to express trait found in the Chinese horoscope or a personal feeling or affirmation, Chinese symbols have a timeless lure that captivates people regardless of their culture.Advertisement
This book can also be helpful to those who think they may suffer from this problem, as it can supplement their therapy with support and affirmation -- someone else has dealt with this difficult problem and conquered it.
In the history of philosophy affirmation precedes negation; dogmatism goes before scepticism.
Ninth, there is the insight that the creator seeks affirmation, not confirmation, of the appropriateness of a course of action.
The parties are sometimes required to take an oath or make an affirmation.
These affirmations are profoundly hypnotic and soothing, allowing you to absorb the affirmation on a very deep level.Advertisement
If you want a tattoo that differs in style while depicting a word or positive affirmation, you may find a Chinese tattoo makes the perfect choice.
This book, probably published after the death of its author and probably interpolated by his disciples, contains, besides Joachimite principles, an affirmation even clearer than that of Gherardo da Borgo of the elect character of the Franciscan order, as well as extremely violent attacks on the papacy.
His lyrism is vigorous, feeling, austere and almost entirely subjective and personal, while his pamphlets are distinguished by energy of conviction, strength of affirmation, and contempt for weaker and more ignorant opponents.
The affirmation that American aborigines believed in an all-pervading, omnipotent Spirit is entirely inconsistent with the very nature of the case.
It was objected that, as he had publicly declared that the words of the oath bad no clear meaning for him, he could not be permitted to take it; and after some wrangling the matter was referred to a fresh committee, which supported the view that Bradlaugh could not be allowed to be sworn, but recommended that he should be permitted to niake the affirmation at his own risk.
For, while hitherto the debate had turn.ed on the technical points whether an affirmation could be substituted for an oath, or whether a person who had declared that an oath had no meaning for him could properly be sworn, the end at which Bradlaughs opponents were thenceforward aiming was the imposition of a new religious testthe belief in a Godon members of the House of Commons.
And until the determinist can successfully explain to us how in a world obeying throughout its history necessary laws and limited in its nature to the exhibition of causal sequences the consciousness of freedom could ever have arisen, we may be content to trust the immediate affirmation of our moral selves.
In a volume of collected essays, Feuilles detachees, published also in 1891, we find the same mental attitude, an affirmation of the necessity of piety independent of dogma.
The Senate would choose its own president, and the House of Representatives its speaker; each house would make its own rules of procedure; in each, one-third of the number of members would form a quorum; the members of each must take oath, or make affirmation of allegiance; and all alike would receive an allowance of £400 a year.
The chief difference between the two treatises is one which twenty years' experience in affairs could not but bring - the substitution of more cautious and guarded language, less dogmatic affirmation, more allowance for exceptions and deviations.
The first step is a preliminary affirmation and unification, the second a negation and differentiation, the third a final synthesis.
From the judgment viewed as hypothetical we pass by affirmation of the antecedent or denial of the consequent to inference.
The Indians of the highlands are the descendants of others who have inhabited that region exclusively for untold ages; and a similar affirmation may be made of the Indians of the plain.
Despite the purely spiritual ideas which underlay the Agapemonite view of marriage, a son was born to one of these couples, and when the father endeavoured to carry it away an action was brought which resulted in the affirmation of the mother's right to its custody.
Then, in the light of the affirmation of Christ's full divinity, the problems of His person necessarily received further attention.
No city calls itself either Guelpi or Ghibelline till it has expelled one-half of its inhabitants; for each party is resolved to constitute the state according to its own conception, and the affirmation of the, one programme is the negation of the other.
Really, he urged, there could be only one substance - Descartes himself had dropped a passing hint to that effect - and the bold deductive reasoning of Spinoza's Ethics, in process if not in result, betrays its kinship to the ontological argument, with its affirmation of what must be.
Along with this affirmation, the Church of Rome (if less decisively) has adopted the limitations of the Thomist theory by the condemnation of " Ontologism "; certain mysterious doctrines are beyond reason.
Of late years, however, there has been a gradual assimilation of broader views by the leaders of Islam in Turkey, at any rate at Constantinople, and the revolution of 1908, and its affirmation in the spring of 1909, took place not only with their approval, but with their active assistance.
Erigena argues the question entirely on speculative grounds, and starts with the bold affirmation that philosophy and religion are fundamentally one and the same- "Conficitur inde veram esse philosophiam veram religionem, conversimque veram religionem esse veram philosophiam."
Bradlaugh, who had attained some notoriety for an Bradlan b aggressive atheism, claimed the right to make an affirmation of allegiance instead of taking the customary oath, which he declared was, in his eyes, a meaningless form.
Strauss as the typical "Philistine of culture"; his revolt against the fashion of pessimism to demand a new and more robust affirmation of life, not merely although, but because, it is painful.
During the course of the 19th century in Scottish Presbyterianism the affirmation of Christ's atoning death for all men, the denial of eternal punishment, the modification of the doctrine of the inspiration of the Scriptures by acceptance of the results of the Higher Criticism, were all censured as perilous errors.
Majestie to stablysh Christen quietness " (1536), together with the " Injunctions " of 1536 and 1538, are chiefly noteworthy for their affirmation of almost all the current doctrines of the Catholic Church, except those relating to the papal supremacy, purgatory, images, relics and pilgrimages, and the old rooted distrust of the Bible in the vernacular.
Among the works which he translated into Syriac and of which his versions survive are treatises of Aristotle, Porphyry and Galen, 3 the Ars grammatica of Dionysius Thrax, the works of Dionysius the Areopagite, and possibly two or three treatises of Plutarch.4 His own original works are less important, but include a " treatise on logic, addressed to Theodore (of Merv), which is unfortunately imperfect, a tract on negation and affirmation; a treatise, likewise addressed to Theodore, On the Causes of the Universe, according to the Views of Aristotle, showing how it is a Circle; a tract On Genus, Species and Individuality; and a third tract addressed to Theodore, On the Action and Influence of the Moon, explanatory and illustrative of Galen's IIEpi rcptaiµwv r t µepwv, bk.
But whilst all the organic processes in man go on mechanically, and though by reflex action he may repel attack unconsciously, still the first affirmation of the system was that man was essentially a thinking being; and, while we retain this original dictum, it must not be supposed that the mind is a mere spectator, or like the boatman in the boat.