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- adj. of something that is redeeming; being of redemption or saving
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Serving or tending to redeem; redeeming.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Redeeming; serving to redeem.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. bringing about salvation or redemption from sin
- adj. of or relating to or resulting in redemption
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"There's not what you call a redemptive arc—and Americans love their redemptive arc—but it isn't absolutely without hope, either."
Writing this book made me feel that I was using my own difficulty to make things easier for other people, and there was a certain redemptive value in that.
Mine, The Bible is a record of the important events in redemptive history the creation of man is at the very beginning of this history what happened before is merely prologue.
I don't know if I could necessarily call it redemptive.
Christ Himself in His actual influence over this body and over each of its members; hence it is only occasionally that he recalls the redemptive power of Christ's Death.
Dr. Jackson's book is structured as a response to another theological work, Is God a White Racist? by William Jones, which argues that traditional black theodicy overprivileges the idea of redemptive suffering, and that by implication they create the idea that God favors whites.
The products are gorgeous, the prices are fantastic, and the business is committed to what I'd call redemptive engagement with the Indian communities and businesses it purchases from.
In my spiritual journey into Catholic spirituality, I had come to understand the notion of redemptive suffering.
“So us being on the roof is some kind of redemptive state.”
This isn't the kind of redemptive novel suited for one of those brisk publisher appendices entitled "Questions for Book Group Discussion."