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- adj. containing or conferring wisdom (especially religious wisdom)
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- adj. Having or affording wisdom.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Containing, exhibiting, or affording wisdom; characterized by wisdom.
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- adj. characterized by wisdom, especially the wisdom of God
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Paul's "sapiential" christology invites us to welcome the salvation offered by the crucified and risen Lord, the Eternal Son, who is the very wisdom and power of God.
The sapiential tradition of the bible acclaims God as "the very author of beauty" (Wisdom 13, 3), glorifying him for the greatness and beauty of the works of creation.
Dominic Crossan writes that Jesus subscribed to "sapiential eschatology", which he describes as announces that God has given all human beings the wisdom to discern how, here and now in this world, one can so live that God's power, rule, and dominion are evidently present to all observers.
In the first place, I refer to the reform of ecclesiastical studies of philosophy, a project which has now reached the last stages of its elaboration, in which the metaphysical and sapiential dimensions of philosophy, mentioned by John Paul II in his Encyclical Fides et Ratio cf. n. 81, will certainly be emphasized.
Book of Intellectual Circles (Sefer ha-˜agullot ha-re˜yoniyyot); it was one of the direct sources of a Spanish philosopher and kabbalist, Isaac Ibn Latif, who spoke about the Brethren's doctrine of the five degrees of soul (vegetal, animal, human, sapiential, prophetical) in his Hebrew book The Gate of Heavens (Sha˜ar ha-shamayim), written in the period
That's sapiential eschatology in John D Crossan's terminology.
Just as, in the sapiential books of Hebrew Scripture and the Apocrypha, God's wisdom makes it possible to understand the world as a coherent whole, so the conviction of covenant fidelity makes it possible to understand the history of Israel as a whole, as one story.
It is to be noted that in the pre-sapiential books of the Old Testament, the uncreated
Rufinus add the "Teaching" to the sapiential and other deutero-canonical books.
Besides reading or having read to him certain parts adapted to the spiritual probation he was undergoing, such as Job, the Passion of our Lord, and chapters of the sapiential books, he also took the entire Scriptures in course, going slowly through them from cover to cover and insisting on every word being read, genealogies and all.