a.1.Having the orb or disk complete or fully illuminated; like the full moon.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It was a July midnight; and from out A full-orbed moon, that, like thine own soul, soaring, Sought a precipitate pathway up through heaven, There fell a silvery-silken veil of light, With quietude, and sultriness, and slumber, Upon the upturned faces of a thousand Roses that grew in an enchanted garden, Where no wind dared to stir, unless on tiptoe -- Fell on the upturn'd faces of these roses That gave out, in return for the love-light, Their odorous souls in an ecstatic death -- Fell on the upturn'd faces of these roses That smiled and died in this parterre, enchanted By thee, and by the poetry of thy presence.
Arnold wisely avoids rehashing Reach's well-documented hymnology, opting instead for a "full-orbed view of the Keachean theology" (p.
To borrow from Arnold, Rreitzer's meticulous research is producing a full-orbed and detailed picture of a Baptist we thought we knew.
The other posits an early full-orbed Christology that was Jewish rather than Hellenistic in its categorization.
It is an aspect of the Old Testament notion of "Shalom" which, Ellens writes, is "the full-orbed and total peace and prosperity in body, mind, and soul that God intends every human being to achieve and enjoy for all of life."
I was surprised, for example, not to see a more direct reference to Nancy Christie and Michael Gauvreau's Full-Orbed Christianity, a book that has spurred on one of the most vibrant debates in Canadian history about gender, secularization, and professionalization in the welfare state.
Yong is convinced that the inclusion of the Filioque by the Latin church has caused the West to subordinate the Spirit unduly to the Son, thereby weakening a full-orbed Trinitarianism and causing the West to be less inclined toward perceiving the Spirits work in non-Christian faiths.
In describing this culture, Jin Qiu accomplishes what very few Westerners could ever hope to: the construction of a nuanced and reasonably full-orbed cultural discussion of the texture and tenor of extra-institutional machinations, interpersonal relationships, family and inter-family dynamics, and even jealousies and superstitions that figured into decision-making and policy formulation.
Nancy Christie and Michael Gauvreau, A Full-Orbed Christianity: The Protestant Churches and Social Welfare in Canada, 1900-1940.
A full-orbed Christian world-view frowns on regulating religion to the private sphere.
Moreover, it is a conception that can be developed into a full-orbed Christian interpretation of human faith and life, if the creativity that is God is brought into significant connection with the poignancy and power of the story and character of Jesus--regarded (by Christians) as what Colossians 1 called the "image of the invisible God," an image that is paradigmatic for the human sphere of life.
Corbitt describes several functions of music in a full-orbed church music ministry: priest, prophet, proclaimer, healer, preacher, and teacher.