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- n. The Bible.
- n. The sacred writings of the Christian religion.
- n. The sacred writings of any religion.
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- adj. the sacred Scriptures.
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- n. the sacred writings of the Christian religions
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According to Holy Writ, man's first calling was agriculture, or, perhaps, horticulture would better express it.
Now the order of charity which was given above (Q. 26) is nowhere indicated in Holy Writ.
As, according to the testimony of Holy Writ, the furnace tries gold and the fire of tribulation proves the just, so did the hour of his trial draw near to Patrick, that he might the more provedly receive the crown of life.
Yet may we shelter ourselves in the infinite goodness of Providence, which would not for ever punish the innocent beyond that third or fourth generation which is threatened in Holy Writ.
The precise limits of its territory are not, given in Holy Writ.
Wherefore it is not needful for him to take the truth according to accidents, and that he should understand all figures of speech which are in Holy Writ.
He argued, about 1568, that excommunication has no certain warrant in Holy Writ, under a Christian prince.
Yet may we shelter ourselves in the infinite goodness of Providence, which would not forever punish the innocent beyond that third or fourth generation which is threatened in Holy Writ.
Almighty for His manifold blessings, and for the mercy wherewith He plucked me and my letters out of the deep, even as Jonah was saved from the violence of the wicked ones who hurled him overboard, and it may be fired falconets at him, though we are not so informed in Holy Writ.
Maimonides laid down one rule of interpretation which, almost without exception, proves applicable: The words of Holy Writ express different sets of ideas, bearing a certain relation to each other, the one set having reference to physical, the other to spiritual, qualities.