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- adv. In a divine manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a divine or godlike manner; holily; admirably or excellently in a supreme degree.
- adv. By the agency or influence of God.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a divine or godlike manner; in a manner resembling deity.
- By the agency or influence of God: as, a prophet divinely inspired; divinely taught.
- Excellently; in the supreme degree: as, divinely fair; divinely brave.
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- adv. by divine means
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What data supports the position that a belief in divinely guided evolution is in conflict with science?
Does this failure to make a challenge mean that creationists and IDists are incapable of believing in divinely-guided anything, Bradford?
Our first feeble attempt to reconcile the irreconcilable is to fabricate the notion of divinely-granted free will as a get-out-of-jail pass for god.
Since religion is based on the idea of divinely revealed truth, most religions would rather hide their imperfections, the better to demonstrate that their practitioners are as infallible as their doctrines.
It is not for me to think otherwise than humanly; theologians decide divinely, which is quite another thing: reason and faith are of contrary natures.
In addition, once writing was established we know that these “religions” all found justification in ancient texts, described as divinely inspired for those who bought into whatever version was being offered at the time.
And this coming from an atheist who takes no solace in the notion of divinely bestowed rights.
Are not _they_ also chargeable with precisely the same offence who command us to submit implicitly to the so-called divinely-inspired Spirit of '_one_ living Infallible
Some time back, about two hundred and thirty three years ago, a bunch of guys governed by a political sovereign by the name of King George, decided that life under so-called divinely appointed monarchy was less preferable to a life lived as free men.
But maybe that's because I'm a godless heathen who finds the idea of divinely painted virgins and unexplainable phenomena utterly ridiculous.
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