spiritualizing love

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  • verb Present participle of spiritualize.

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Examples

  • Indeed there is no doubt that to this process-which one may describe as a spiritualizing of the emotions and of thought'that to it man owes the most subtle and refined pleasures of which he is capable: the pleasure in the beauty of artistic creation and of logical trains of thought.

    Out Of My Later Years

  • Paul certainly wasn't spiritualizing when he said that in Christ there "is neither Jew nor Greek;" he probably meant it when he ruled out the distinctions between slave or free and male and female as well Galatians 3:27-29.

    Greg Carey: The Power And Presence of Women In The Earliest Churches

  • Paul certainly wasn't spiritualizing when he said that in Christ there "is neither Jew nor Greek;" he probably meant it when he ruled out the distinctions between slave or free and male and female as well Galatians 3:27-29.

    Greg Carey: The Power And Presence of Women In The Earliest Churches

  • Paul certainly wasn't spiritualizing when he said that in Christ there "is neither Jew nor Greek;" he probably meant it when he ruled out the distinctions between slave or free and male and female as well Galatians 3:27-29.

    Greg Carey: The Power And Presence of Women In The Earliest Churches

  • Paul certainly wasn't spiritualizing when he said that in Christ there "is neither Jew nor Greek;" he probably meant it when he ruled out the distinctions between slave or free and male and female as well Galatians 3:27-29.

    Greg Carey: The Power And Presence of Women In The Earliest Churches

  • And America in pushing this spiritualizing of nature is doing more than all in bringing the day when every man will be my neighbor and all life shall be saturated with the divine life.

    The Great Debate at NN08 - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • This claim may seem counter-intuitive: isn't a spiritualizing tendency proof that romanticism remains too much under the sway of religion?

    Introduction

  • As the enshrinement of sexual exclusivity, marriage is a tool to help us permanently channel our sexuality into love, spiritualizing sex and making it uniquely human.

    The Ten Commandments

  • Similarly, I believe women activists, like Fatima, can gain more supporters to her progressive movement by further spiritualizing their message: Not necessarily by demanding mosques change their policies to have men and women pray side-by-side, but rather demanding mosques to give women their right to choose where to pray.

    Jehan S. Harney: Can Mosque Pray-ins Change the Conservative Culture of Some American Mosques?

  • Similarly, I believe women activists, like Fatima, can gain more supporters of her progressive movement by further spiritualizing their message: Not necessarily by demanding mosques change their policies to have men and women pray side-by-side, but rather demanding mosques to give women their right to choose where to pray.

    Jehan S. Harney: The Battle of the Sexes in US Mosques

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