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- adj. Variant of irenic
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- adj. Pacific. See irenic.
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"I see notoriously eirenic Robbie Savage is having a pop at Scottish fitba on Twitter," reports Ryan Dunne.
Deal with this community in the aforesaid manner, for it cannot make good by itself, if your presence is far removed from it and if you are not in good health, strong, and eirenic in spirit!
A visit last night to the Thackeray Gallery in Kensington had much of the same eirenic effect as San Michele's island.
We have a sort of eirenic vision of the world in Europe.
And he could be no less firm about aspects of liturgy of which he disapproved: his theology was never angular or sectarian (remember his generous support of the liturgical experiments of his successor as Dean of Clare, John Robinson), but there was a clear, eirenic but firm foundation in Protestant principle that made him very uneasy with what he regarded as the drip-feed of some sorts of Catholicising devotion into Anglican practice.
His manner too, in spite of the probable eirenic scope of his work, is that of a special pleader for paganism who uses all the resources of dialectic and rhetoric, all the artifices of wit and sarcasm to make his opponents seem ridiculous.
Aberdeen (historically the most natural place for such a purpose, for it was the city of the "Aberdeen Doctors" and their eirenic efforts) a conference -- modest, unofficial, tentative -- yet truly representative of the Church of Scotland, of the United Free Church, and of the Scottish
He has been for so many people a uniquely effective interpreter of Islam as a tradition of faith that is eirenic, profound and sophisticated. "