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  • v. Present participle of Hellenize.

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Examples

  • You have yet to provide any actual aspects of Mark's Gospel that would lead you to believe that Mark was "Hellenizing" his Christian faith.

    Messiah vs. Myth: Did Jesus Exist? A Response to Tom Verenna

  • Once he had construed the book as a sort of philosophical autobiography, he turned to the sources of those "right terms" of hers and concluded that "there is an archaic basis to the Arendtian conception of mind, just as there was to her conception of politics," and, in addition, that there is a layer of Germanic "Hellenizing" between the archaic basis and The Life of the Mind.

    Exchange on Hannah Arendt

  • Yet the most interesting, as well as the most important, feature of the age is the diffusion of Hellenic culture -- the "Hellenizing" of the Orient.

    Early European History

  • The author of 1 Maccabees portrayed the Maccabean revolt as a rising of pious Jews against the annihilation of their religion by the oppressive, Hellenizing Seleucid king and the Jews who supported him.

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  • Handel took as a symbolic subject Judas Maccabaeus' triumph 166-161 B.C. over the Hellenizing schemes of Antiochus IV.

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  • Handel took as a symbolic subject Judas Maccabaeus 'triumph (166-161 B.C.) over the Hellenizing schemes of Antiochus IV.

    Robert J. Elisberg: You Can't Handel the Truth: A Holiday Tradition

  • “Jason” was the name of the corrupt Hellenizing high priest who bribed Antiochus to depose Onias, the rightful High Priest and give the Job to Jason.

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  • Syrian royals bent on Hellenizing the region had desacralized the Temple in Jerusalem and were moving an idol of Zeus into Jewish villages, a Jew made a sacrifice at the alter of Zeus and all heck broke loose in the town.

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  • It was a considered reflection on the inseparable linkage of faith and reason in the Christian understanding, an incisive critique of Christian thinkers who press for separating faith and reason in the name of “de-Hellenizing” Christianity, and a stirring call for Christians to celebrate the achievements of modernity and secure those achievements by grounding them in theological and philosophical truth.

    Fr. Neuhaus on Pope Benedict

  • “The Priest of Pan,” not to be confused with the different poem “Pan” also included in this edition, shows the influence on the young Yeats of Elizabethan and Romantic Hellenizing, In Greek mythology Pan is the god of flocks and shepherds, and hence sometimes of nature in general.

    Under The Moon

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