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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See munnion.

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  • Hamann was brought up as a Pietist, a member of the most introspective and self-absorbed of all the Lutheran sects, intent upon the direct com - munion of the individual soul with God, bitterly antirationalist, liable to emotional excess, preoccupied with the stern demands of moral obligation and the needs for severe self-discipline.

    THE COUNTER-ENLIGHTENMENT

  • This freedom is, however, not the sole creative result of the “com - munion” with beauty.

    CREATIVITY IN ART

  • The contrast between his experience of the trans - formation of sexual passion into an intimate com - munion with Perfect Being and the Augustinian theol - ogy of Grace as a predestined election into “the City of God” was in itself a dramatization of the difference between an emotional conversion and a moral regeneration.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The “vision” of absolute beauty is “com - munion” with the supreme value, beauty, and is the presupposition of the experience of the mathematical forms in Philebus as beautiful forms.

    CREATIVITY IN ART

  • To interfere with souls in their com - munion with God seemed impossible; to let them continue to utter personal attacks in church, under cover of prayer, was equally impossible.

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  • There I found the com - munion-table set forth with a beautiful new com - munion-service.

    The Story of a Pioneer

  • Communion is a munion, a unity of two parties (co -).

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  • By the Brotherhood of Man in com - Brotherhood of Light that comes in the brightness of the Lord's glory. measuring the wave form of this munion with the Living Light can the appearance of a n 'earthling 61 The Brothers of celestial Light threshold, the Higher Evolu - both "see" a n d "receive" the man.'

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  • * the divinely instituted sacraments of Baptism and the Holy Com­munion, as expressing for all the corporate life of the whole fel­lowship in and with Christ;

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  • * the divinely instituted sacraments of Baptism and the Holy Com­munion, as expressing for all the corporate life of the whole fel­lowship in and with Christ;

    The Reunion of Christendom

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  • "Munions, in ship-building, the pieces that part the lights in the stern and quarter-gallery."

    Falconer's New Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1816), 290

    October 11, 2008