Certainly his public pronouncements took on an increasingly democratic tone.
It is the full, rich humanity of his life and personality - not the art behind which the artist disappears, or the definite pronouncements of the thinker or the teacher - that constitutes his claim to a place in the front rank of men of letters.
Thus, in the middle ages, we find extremely bold pronouncements with respect to the position of.
If this be true it follows that one of the chief function of ethics must be criticism of mistaken attempts to find a criterion of morality superior to the pronouncements of the moral consciousness itself.
Uttered formulas abound; yet they are not forms of address, but rather the self-sufficient pronouncements of the magician's fiat.
Further causes for alarms were the secret meeting between General Smuts and Count Mensdorv, to discuss a separate peace between Austria and the Entente (Dec. 1917) and the public pronouncements of President Wilson and Mr. Lloyd George in favour of " autonomy " for the subject races, instead of the independence held out to them by the Allied pronouncement of Jan.
During the summer America gave a lead to the Allies by accepting the Yugoslav programme, and after Austria's failure on the Piave there was a growing disposition on the part of the western Powers to fall into line with Mr. Lansing's very clear pronouncements.
He is not prepared to exclude the great medieval pronouncements, or the modern Roman Catholic definitions, from the list of dogmas; but on the whole he prefers to keep in view " one historical species " - Loofs suggests that he ought perhaps rather to say one individual type - that greatest group of Christian dogmas which " was created by the Greek spirit upon the soil of the gospel " (Hist.
This Manifesto has remained a kind of gospel for extreme Communists, and its pronouncements served as a guidance in the attempt of the Russian Bolsheviks (Russian for" Majority "party) to create a Communist republic in Russia.
The spokesman of the Reformed Church was Beza, who, in the first session, gave a lengthy exposition of its tenets, but excited such repugnance by his pronouncements on the Communion that he was interrupted by Cardinal Tournon.
Of these the first, compiled at Lucca after the breach with Gregory XII., is a collection of documents which had fallen into his hands during the negotiations for union: papal pronouncements, pamphlets, letters written and received by himself, and the like.
The philosophy of religion, on the other hand, investigates the nature of the religious consciousness and the value of its pronouncements on human life and man's relation to the ground of things.
Similarly the notion of Conscience as a special faculty giving its pronouncements immediately and without reflection cannot be maintained in the face of modern psychological analysis and is untrue to the nature of moral judgment itself.
Military dictatorship and pronouncements of Iranian ayatollahs are not supported by Islamic values.
deranged when he uttered these pronouncements?
pronouncements of divorce (and then a third )?
pronouncements of some scientists, such that the public looses credibility in them.
pronouncements of decisions of Committees of Inquiry.
Here, it will be useful to recall some pronouncements of the Church's Magisterium on Marian devotions.
They have no business making pronouncements on the future of Kosova or any other part of the Balkans.
pronouncements given the US ' abysmal record on aid.
We were especially amazed at hearing the official pronouncements of the Soviet bureaucrats.
But it should be noted that all these papal pronouncements have been rescinded by the Second Vatican Council.
Some of the recent judicial pronouncements cited in this book would have been unthinkable ten years ago.
However, there is still a lot of work to be done before I can make more definite pronouncements.
Lockheed's official public pronouncements on UFOs had been negative.
pronouncements on the subject.
pronouncements on environ-mental issues, as on other matters, has been presentational.
policy pronouncements by high levels of government are not a sufficient basis for reform without a supportive policy context.
Many of Mill's pronouncements would indeed irritate a modern Social Democrat.
truthful in public pronouncements ", do not hide non- trivial mishaps.
Constantine lavished patronage to the Church from 312 AD and his own pronouncements seem unequivocal that he was committed to Christianity from 312 AD.
It gives you the opportunity to be precise and avoid waffle, which is often communicated by mere general pronouncements.
Support a study, tho warning strongly against making pronouncements on hypothetical GM scenarios.
20, 1908); "Recent Roman Catholic Biblical Criticism" (The Times Literary Supplement for January 15th, 22nd, 29th, 1904), and "The Synoptic Gospels" (review in The Times Literary Supplement, March 26, 1908) are interesting pronouncements respectively of two Tractarian High Churchmen and of a disciple of Canon Sanday.
It is hardly fair on the strength of these two pronouncements to attribute the doctrine of seven sacraments to the Eastern churches in general; except under a sporadic Latin influence, they have not troubled themselves so to define their number.
Such are the two essential prerogatives of the papal primacy: infallibility in his supreme pronouncements in matters of doctrine (see Infallibility); and immediate and sovereign jurisdiction, under all its aspects, over all the pastors and the faithful.
His pronouncements are held to be infallible when he defines a doctrine concerning faith or morals ex cathedra to be held by the universal church (see Infallibility and Vatican Council).
Later authoritative pronouncements on the part of the Roman Catholic Church favour Thomism and disown the Occamites; though the keen hostile criticism of Harnack affirms that the Church had need of both systems - of Thomism, to champion its cause in the arena of thought, and of the Nominalist theology to aggrandize the Church as the ruling power in practice.
Many of Mill 's pronouncements would indeed irritate a modern social democrat.
Inform and reassure frequently and regularly, but " be truthful in public pronouncements ", do not hide non- trivial mishaps.
Engaging in a dialogue with your daughter will take you much farther than making pronouncements that forbid a particular type of undergarment.
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