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- n. The state or quality of being numinous.
The numinousness also takes a strange form, because the books are about the Fall and about creating a "Republic of Heaven."
The UC Berkeley professor and award-winning author, reliably visible at fundraisers, colloquia and protest rallies, seems one of those figures whose persona has acquired a certain moral numinousness in the public mind - much the way Japan designates its best artists Living
He said, 'I believe we permanently lost contact of the possibilities of being in touch with the numinousness of an ancient civilization.'
Therein lies some of the numinousness that surround issues of how we determine methods of theological interpretation.
A personal God, majestic in his spender and magnitude, possessing in his person the qualities of ineffability, incomparability, numinousness, and immutability.
Shade as 'a gothic novel of a kind '; it echoes his preoccupation elsewhere with the irrational, the numinousness of things. "