Sentence Examples


  • That Douglas undertook this work and that he makes a plea for more accurate scholarship in the translation have been the basis of a prevalent notion that he is a Humanist in spirit and the first exponent of Renaissance doctrine in Scottish literature.
  • Even at this stage the vindictive or retributive character of punishment remains, but gradually, and specially after the humanist movement under thinkers like Beccaria and Jeremy Bentham, new theories begin to emerge.
  • When Guillaume du Bellay went to Piedmont, Jean was put in charge of the negotiations with the German Protestants, principally through the humanist Johann Sturm and the historian Johann Sleidan.
  • Nigel Collins, Ceremonies Coordinator of the British Humanist Association, describes a typical gay affirmation ceremony.
  • In fact this is the first book of humanist apologetics that I would not feel embarrassed to give to a friend to read.

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