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  • From that time he gave up all worldly learning and laboured solely to expound spiritual things.
  • It effected a revolution in his mode of thinking; so completely did the Kantian doctrine of the inherent moral worth of man harmonize with his own character, that his life becomes one effort to perfect a true philosophy, and to make its principles practical maxims. At first he seems to have thought that the best method for accomplishing his object would be to expound Kantianism in a popular, intelligible form.
  • They therefore elect elders, who expound the Scriptures, baptize and hear confessions.
  • He at once began to expound the epistles of St Paul in the church of St Pierre, and after about a year was also elected preacher by the magistrates with the consent of the people, an office which he would not accept until it had been repeatedly pressed upon him.
  • For Aristotle the reverence of Averroes was unbounded, and to expound him was his chosen task.