Parenetic

Related to Parenetic: Quave, Cotise, Disingenuity

Par`e`net´ic


a.1.Hortatory; encouraging; persuasive.
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Thereby Kierkegaard uproots the conviction of literature's importance for ethics, eliminating its parenetic dimension.
The topics include Dionysus' choice in Frogs and Aristophanes' parenetic pedigree, the reception of comedy in the ancient novel, Titus Andronicus as an illustration of the link between Roman comedy and Renaissance revenge drama, Lysistrata on Broadway, and Plautus' Menaechmi in English translation.
It is not clear that one has to choose definitively between these two options, since neither one on its own is able to account for the particularities of the Qur'an's style and content, yet each contains important similarities: the allusiveness and varied style of the Psalms, and the eschatological concerns and the direct parenetic address of the homilies.
Elements of Peter's theology may well include baptism in the name of Jesus and for the forgiveness of sins (35-36), Jesus as servant of God (36), stress on good news (euangelion) (88), and a "wealth of traditions about Jesus" (88) that "provides the foundational material for the Christian ethos, as we encounter it in parenetic sections in Paul" (88).
Also, the idea of competition between virtues is characteristic of Kadlubek; this idea relates to his parenetic and biography-oriented writing style.
Both short parenetic paragraphs end by referring to the peace of God.
In an appendix he mentions the work of scholars who have recently insisted that the Pastoral Epistles present carefully structured arguments which follow the parenetic canons of their day.
Traditions that quite patently display these parenetic and partisan purposes behind their propagation must be considered as b elonging to a later layer.
71-206) serves to prove that once there did exist a |Grundschrift' of the Testaments, which was a purely parenetic-didactic writing, containing most of the parenetic passages of the Testaments (about 70 per cent of the present text).
Theologies are parenetic insofar as they aim to shape and encourage, not only understanding but also desires, affections, emotions, and habits of practice.
These liturgical suras give way in their turn to what Neuwirth calls the Rede-Suren, those that are more in the form of a stylized parenetic address in a ritual setting (pp.
Thus he proposes to interpret it as a believer and for believers by making a fourfold presentation on each of the seven key episodes: a synchronic, a diachronic, and a theological analysis followed by a parenetic perspective.