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  • “E.g.” means “for example” and comes from the Latin expression exempli gratia, “for the sake of an example,” with the noun exemplum in the genitive to go with gratia in the ablative.

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  • Have none of the grownups, such as Damian Green (exempli gratia) nothing at all to say?

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  • About e.g. and i.e. E.g. stands for exempli gratia, Latin for for example.

    e.g. and i.e.

  • And then another layer of theories to harmonize the harmonizations, which of course requires many degrees that enables one to bandy phrases such as "exempli gratia of that epoch of German theology, not Bultmann, Brunner, Gogarten, or Tillich."

    The Inerrancy of Ecclesiastes 9:2-6

  • That's because scripture is understood as both a constitution and a collection of classic cases, exempli gratia, ideally suited for its task because of its unity and diversity in what it teaches.

    The Inerrancy of Ecclesiastes 9:2-6

  • E.g. stands for exempli gratia, Latin for for example.

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  • For very good reasons, I think, Barth and Bonhoeffer remain the exempli gratia of that epoch of German theology, not Bultmann, Brunner, Gogarten, or Tillich.

    The Inerrancy of Ecclesiastes 9:2-6

  • I'm not sure why he wants to know, since the topic came up along with asking what "e.g." stood for (exempli gratia, in case you were wondering); perhaps he's been having an affair with a philologist.

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  • Aristotle's ensuing discussion of what he takes to be Zeno's mistakes is based on an exempli gratia scenario normally taken as a basis for reconstruction, as it is here.

    Zeno of Elea

  • If the purpose of spiritual life and morality in Christianity is the upward? ight toward perfection as exempli? ed by Christ, in Islam it inheres in the realization of an equilibrium without which there can be no center from which to launch the ascent toward union with the divine Creator.

    'Partisans of Allah: Jihad in South Asia'

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