How to use Of-the-essence in a sentence
Schelling's explicit appeal in the Identitdts-philosophie to an intellectual intuition of the Absolute, is of the essence of mysticism, both as an appeal to a suprarational faculty and as a claim not merely to know but to realize God.
These views have been held by a very large part of the church from his time, and embrace much of the essence of Arminianism.
The first form of Realism corresponds to the Platonic theory of the transcendence of the ideas; the second reproduces the Aristotelian doctrine of the essence as inseparable from the individual thing.
The pope still addresses his fellow-bishops as "venerable brothers"; but from the Roman Catholic Church the fraternal union of coequal authorities, which is of the essence of episcopacy, has vanished; and in its place is set the autocracy of one.
Of the older ontological notions of disease the strongest were those of the essence of fever and of the essence of inflammation.Advertisement
Vast and various as the work of Voltaire is, its vastness and variety are of the essence of its writer's peculiar quality.
It is of the essence of an active mind like Pascal's to explore and state all the arguments which make for or make against the conclusion it is investigating.
Two positions on which he repeatedly insisted have taken a firm hold - first, that it is of the essence of a church to be comprehensive of various views and tendencies, and that a national church especially should seek to represent all the elements of the life of the nation; secondly, that subscription to a creed can bind no one to all its details, but only to the sum and substance, or the spirit, of the symbol.
A predicate either is expressive of the essence or part of the essence of the subject, viz.
John M`Leod Campbell (q.v.), minister of Row, was deposed by the assembly of 1830 for teaching that assurance is of the essence of faith and that Christ died for all men.Advertisement
Protestantism, indeed, since the Act of Settlement in 1689, has been of the essence of the Constitution, the sovereign forfeiting his or her crown ipso facto by acknowledging the authority of the pope, by accepting " the Romish religion," or by marrying a Roman Catholic; and though of late years efforts have been made to modify or to abrogate this provision, the fact that such efforts have met with widespread opposition shows that it still represents the general attitude of the British nation.
It is of the essence of a sacrament to be an inscrutable process.
Yet even on this point it learned something from the Stoics; the Neoplatonic conception of the action of the Deity on the world and of the essence and origin of matter can only be explained by reference to the dynamic pantheism of the Stoa.
But the term is inoffensive to Roman Catholics, since it advertises their claim that communion with the see of Rome is of the essence of Catholicity, and to Protestants, since it serves to emphasize the fact that the religion of modern Rome differs widely in many important respects from that of the undivided medieval Church.
All that we know of the external world of nature is only a certain relation of the forces of nature to inevitability, or of the essence of life to the laws of reason.Advertisement
Vital force is only an expression for the unknown remainder over and above what we know of the essence of life.
Punctual payment is of the essence of the contract.
That time is of the essence regarding charter hire payment is a sacrosanct principle in American maritime commercial practice.
Not only is life the rule for a sinless Man; it is of the essence of God.
When babies first begin to potty train, time is of the essence.Advertisement
It's never fun and when traveling, time is usually of the essence.
Consisting of a shell and matching cardigan, a sweater set makes life especially easy when time is of the essence.
Mark Michaels and Patricia Johnson are co-authors of The Essence of Tantric Sexuality (Llewellyn Publications, July 2006).
If she is being abused, time is of the essence.
When I show my "tatts," and believe me, show them I do, I am, in effect, exposing bits of the essence which is me - sharing a piece of my soul with the person I am showing them to.Advertisement
In any case, speed is of the essence since time is very much a factor in how much a child is affected by autism later in life.
If there is a problem, time is of the essence for launching an early intervention initiative to help deflect some or even most of the symptoms.