A horrible fancy came into my head that Moreau, after animalising these men, had infected their dwarfed brains with a kind of deification
This preference of the genius to the parts is the secret of that deification
of art, which is found in all superior minds.
Thus even love, which is the deification
of persons, must become more impersonal every day.
The first commandment, "Thou shalt have no other gods before me," was juxtaposed with vanity, the deification
of one's own ego, as embodied in the works of Sylvie Fleury, Olaf Nicolai, and Tim Noble and Sue Webster.
In a remarkable summation, the newspaper's editorial listed current perils as "the obliteration of Christianity; the deification
of sensuality; the proscription of property; the abjuration of all religion and morality; the repudiation of marriage, and as a necessary corollary the state adoption of children; universal license; and the wrecking of civilization and giving over of society to general plunder.
Using the metaphor of solar rays, Athanasius focused on Salvation, equated with man's deification
thanks to the consubstantiality of the Holy Spirit, the incarnate Logos being divinely related to the Father: "All are named sons and gods both on earth and in heaven; He was not a man who later became God, but God who later became man to deify us"(Incarnation 54).
Jonny Wilkinson yesterday took one of the few steps he has left on the road to deification
when he was named England captain by new coach Andy Robinson.
It lies somewhere between devotional and fully mystical writing, in that it uses the language of union, rapture, and deification
, but does not analyse mystical experience itself.
For years, there was talk of Diana's deification
- as though a grief-stricken public were elevating her to the status of saint, or even god.
Some call it the deification
of nature: in an increasingly secular world we are seeing the weird emergence of 21st century paganism in which the environment and wildlife have become the new gods.
Maxwell clearly is out to educate again with ``Gods and Generals,'' but this time his history lesson lacks any kind of focus or mission aside from the deification
of its main character, Confederate Gen.
He believes that the Southern states had the right to secede and he believes that the war's true legacy is the centralization of power in Washington and the deification
of the "tyrant" Abraham Lincoln.