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  • After restoring some degree of peace and prosperity in his principality, Galen had to contend with a formidable insurrection on the part of the citizens of Munster; but at length this was crushed, and the bellicose bishop, who maintained a strong army, became an important personage in Europe.
  • Theists, on the other hand, will contend that the distinctiveness of moral necessity is vital to religion.
  • Those present decided to contend to the death for their "long-lost liberties," and with this the meeting came to an end.
  • The western emporium known in the scriptures as Tarshish was probably situated in the south of Spain, possibly at Cadiz, although some writers contend that it was Carthage in North Africa.
  • He may feel bound to admit an element of illusion in Christ's vision of the future; but he will contend that the apocalyptic form did not destroy the spiritual content of Christ's revelations - nay, that it was itself the H.

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