manward

man·ward

 (măn′wərd)
adv. & adj.
Of, at, or toward humankind.

man′wards adv.
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manward

(ˈmænwəd)
adj
relating to humanity
adv
from a human point of view
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But the leap was not that great once American elites had fully internalized the worldliness of Ely's version of Christianity--what he called Christianity's "manward" side.
Murray suggests that lay theology should also give prominence to an "affective and dynamic concept of faith, not only as knowledge of God but as a 'movement' towards a heavenly Father." (36) Its perspectives and movements should be "manward," focused on an understanding of God's action in the world.
Whether through Majors's palimpsest photographs, one of which describes a toddler as an "Undeveloped Woman" (25) and boys as "Looking Manward" (44), or Hackley's encouragement of girls to join "the great Race cause" (61), or Floyd's exhortation that "Every boy has his part to do in the great work of the world, and every girl has her part to do.