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- n. Archaic form of palingenesis.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See palingenesis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as palingenesis.
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And in such a work one of the easiest and most obvious points would be this, -- that the spirit of civilizations has a certain power of changing the form of its body by successive partial rejections and remouldings; and the degree in which they prove capable of this continuous _palingenesia_ is one important measure of their depth and determinant of their duration.
The Greek word so rendered (palingenesia) is used by classical writers with reference to the changes produced by the return of spring.
As the Christian new birth is the beginning of a process in human nature, which is to go on until the consummation of the kingdom of God, the new birth in individuals preparing the way for the new birth of a glorified world, so the Stoic doctrine speaks of a periodike palingenesia ton o'lon, anastoicheiosis.
Through Christ God purposes to restore or renovate all things; to effect a palingenesia or regeneration of the universe,
About the end of the century they will probably reappear, but as such a phenomenon demand the coincidence of many future contingencies, I think few who live will ever witness this palingenesia.
It is by this palingenesia, this regeneration, that the great whole, the mighty macrocosm subsists; who, like the Saturn of the ancients, is perpetually occupied with devouring her own children.
* periodike palingenesia ton o'lon, anastoicheiosis:  1
"is as seed sown; it growns and spreads, AND SOWS ITSELF ANEW, and so in endless palingenesia lives and works."
"Born again" corresponds with "becoming like children" (Matt., xviii., 3); with palingenesia (Matt., xix.,