Sentence Examples


  • It "is celebrated by the very people who did observe it, in hundreds of hymns, which would fill volumes, as a day of rest and joy, of presentiment of the pure bliss and happiness which are stored up for the righteous in the world to come" (S.
  • He recognizes that " reason did, as it well might, conclude that it should finally, and upon the whole, be well with the righteous and ill with the wicked," but only " revelation teaches us that the next state of things after the present is appointed for the execution of this justice " (ch.
  • ELYSIUM, in Greek mythology, the Elysian fields, the abode of the righteous after their removal from earth.
  • 541) Elysium was, regarded as part of the underworld, the home of the righteous dead adjudged worthy of it by the tribunal of Minos, Rhadamanthys and Aeacus.
  • The earlier apologists dispute the natural immortality of the soul; Athanasius himself, in De Incarnatione Dei, §§ 4, 5, tones down the teaching of Wisdom; and the somewhat eccentric writer Arnobius, a layman - from Justin Martyr downwards apologetics has always been largely in the hands of laymen - stands for what has recently been called " conditional immortality " - eternal life for the righteous, the children of God, alone.

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