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divinity

di vi nuh tee

  • n  any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
  • n  the quality of being divine
    ancient Egyptians believed in the divinity of the Pharaohs
  • n  white creamy fudge made with egg whites
  • n  the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth

  • Poignantly, this strength, this divinity, isolates Superman from Earth's humans.
  • For much of its 136-year history, New York's prestigious Union Theological Seminary has been the largest interdenominational divinity school in North America.
  • Some skeptical Evangelicals criticize Coe's indiscriminate alliances and his downplaying of Jesus' divinity in favor of his earthly teachingswhich allows Coe to pray with Muslim .
News & Articles

  • Willie James Jennings: Why I got arrested in North Carolina this week
    Willie James Jennings teaches at Duke Divinity School in the areas of systematic theology and black church and cultural studies. He is the author of The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race (Yale, 2010). An ordained Baptist minister, Professor Jennings has served as interim pastor of several North Carolina churches and continues to be an active teaching and preaching minister ...
    June 17, 2013 - Duke University
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    Jazz musician to perform Greeley Jazz musician Ken Mowery will perform at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. John’s United Church of Christ, located at 3815 20th St. Mowery graduated from William Tyndale College and earned his associate of divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
    June 17, 2013 - Greeley Tribune
  • Riverstone’s Hackett to Balance Divinity With Energy
    Jim Hackett, the former energy CEO joining Riverstone Holdings LLC’s investment business, said his “primary duty” will be completing a degree at Harvard Divinity School as he seeks to merge faith with leadership.
    June 13, 2013 - Bloomberg
Quotes

  • EO Wilson in Forbes
    For you, the glory of the unseen divinity: for me the glory of the universe revealed at last,Wilson writes. "For you, the belief in God made flesh to save mankind; for me the belief in Promethean fire seized to set men free."
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Christian Science Monitor
    Ahmadinejad replied on Wednesday: "I am telling him [Bush] that all the world is threatening you since the general path that the world is taking is toward worshipping God and divinity.......... The massive stream is moving and you are nothing in...
  • John Adams in Osceola Sentinel Tribune
    John Adams said, "Statesman, one who will bow the knee to (no) idol, who will worship nothing as divinity but truth, virtue and his country?"

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