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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of paganise.


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  • Paganism was nearer than Hebraism to the Life of Reason because its myths were more transparent and its temper less fanatical; and so a paganised Christianity approached more closely that ideality which constitutes religious truth than a bare and intense

    The Life of Reason

  • But in truth they barbarised Christianity just as Greek philosophy and worship and Roman habits of administration had paganised it in the beginning.

    The Life of Reason

  • Nothing is accordingly more patent than that Christianity was paganised by the early Church; indeed, the creation of the Church was itself what to a Hebraising mind must seem a corruption, namely, a mixing of pagan philosophy and ritual with the Gospel.

    The Life of Reason

  • Hebraism, when thus expanded and paganised, showed many new characteristics native to the minds which had now adopted and transformed it.

    The Life of Reason

  • The first was that against the paganised Catholicism of the renaissance, and of this Calvin was a prime leader; the second was that against the materialism of the eighteenth century, of which the prime leader was Rousseau.


  • It was noble of pagans to be pagan, but it was unpardonable of Christians to be paganised.

    The New Jerusalem

  • But beyond all these things there is the general fact that before any literature becomes pagan the land must first have been paganised.

    Among Famous Books

  • Imagination is whimsical enough to paint for me the character of the room itself, as having an arcade of arches running down one side alone, of the fantastic and paganised

    The Lost Stradivarius

  • The first was that against the paganised Catholicism of the renaissance, and of this

    Rousseau (Volume 1 and 2)

  • Neither the audacities of Science nor the dreams of Positivism, nor the renaissance of a paganised culture, have been able to suggest any Ideal of comparable force or beauty to that with which Christ inspired the world more than eighteen centuries ago.

    Some Facts of Religion and of Life: Sermons Preached before Her Majesty the Queen in Scotland, 1866-76.


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