agapeic

agapeic

(ˌæɡəˈpiːɪk)
adj
showing unconditional love
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But as a reminder, the Peace of Westphalia in 1648, which ended European religious wars between Protestants and Catholics, was not a result of enlightened thinking and agapeic love.
Since it is a human bonding, it must be lower than the agapeic love of God.
AF: "Les nourritures terrestres," "our daily bread," and agapeic self-giving, also, contemplative nature, or perhaps Nietzsche's cow avant la lettre?!
It might be argued that the agapeic critical gesture is merely lectio divina masquerading as philosophy, but this is not the case.
For Hart, as for his poetic predecessors, desire is desire is desire, and love is love is love--whether it be sexual or chaste, filial or fraternal, agapeic or erotic.
"Get away from me," he abjures the gay manharshly, "leave me alone." He then comments sardonicallywith an eye toward a harsh critic that he is busy writing "a bookreview of the exquisite villanelles and pantoums." So, whathappened between this early draft of what he initially called"Hook" and Wright's final draft in which he, in aseparate poem called "To a Blossoming Pear Tree," shamesthe pear tree with an agapeic conceit?
Milbank views the Church as an agapeic community, that is, a genuine community of infinite gift exchange that repeats the content of Christ's life, albeit in a different manner, as response to God's gift in Christ.
Buddhism, despite its gnostic core, does not lack an agapeic element, and Christianity, despite its agapeic core, does not lack a gnostic element.
that places final hope for the betterment of humanity in the life beyond," Long yearns for an "agapeic community" of King's design in which the sins of racism, economic injustice, and violence are swept away by political imperatives for social reform here and now.
There is much in a normal person's sexuality that is not about forming an agapeic bond.
The book has four parts: "Ethos," "Ethical Ways," "Ethical Selvings," and "Ethical Communities." All four dimensions of ethical being are rooted in the concept of being as an agapeic event that pours forth its goodness to those who stand in the middle and prepare themselves for the gift of its plenitude.
An Asian Christology of Jesus as the poor monk must employ both the "agapeic gnosis" of Christians and the "gnostic agape" of Buddhists.(30)