Sentence Examples


  • The spirit of Vedic worship is pervaded by a devout belief in the efficacy of invocation and sacrificial offering.
  • Invocation of a name, with sacrifice and anointing, consecrated the Semitic massebas or nosbs, - erect pillars of stone 1 From A.
  • Percival, The Invocation of Saints (London, 1896); A.
  • The old cult of sacred stones and trees by an easy transition became cross-worship, but a cross was not sacred until the Christ had been, by priestly prayer and invocation, transferred into it.
  • As late as about 1300 a traveller hostile to the Armenians reported to the pope that he had witnessed baptisms without any trinitarian invocation in as many as three hundred parish churches.