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sa·cral·ize

 (sā′krə-līz′, săk′rə-)
tr.v. sa·cra·lized, sa·cra·liz·ing, sa·cra·liz·es
To make sacred.

sa′cral·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

sacralize

(ˈseɪkrəˌlaɪz) or

sacralise

vb (tr)
(Anthropology & Ethnology) to make sacred

sa•cral•ize

(ˈseɪ krəˌlaɪz, ˈsæk rə-)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make sacred; imbue with sacred character.
[1930–35]
sa`cral•i•za′tion, n.
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The failure of Jewish "leadership" to even identify Islam's sacralized Jew-hatred will lead to disaster.
Nasihat al-muluk reflects this environment, and puts forward a vision of sacralized kingship, with the king's status at the top of a hierarchy, below God and his angels and prophets, but above humanity, including the ruling elite (khdssa) and the common mass ( (()amma, "subjects" generally).
If the Somersby garden is further sacralized by the tapers and altar-like table before which the sacred texts (Hallam's letters) are read, this experience further sacralizes the landscape in turn.
Cox notes that the inspiration for this expansion of his earlier work sprung from his admiration for Pope Francis' "stinging critique of today's unbridled consumerism and 'economy of exclusion and inequality'" Cox appreciates the pontiff's 2013 Evangelii Gaudium ("The Joy of the Gospel"), which criticizes "trickle-down theories," "the sacralized working of the prevailing economic system," and a "deified market."
The CBCP sacralized the uprising at the 1991 Second Plenary Council of the Philippines (PCP-II), declaring 'the Edsa experience' to be 'an historical event with a religious dimension, that continues to call us to be a people who work for conversion, reconciliation and peace.' Why should the bishops not call people to celebrate the Edsa anniversary at the PPM now?
Furthermore, we can read the appearance of magical themes on Thai stamps, and of stamps' becoming sacralized objects in their own right, as reflections of a state project to harness new religious movements.
While some people continue to tout the trickle-down theory of economics, Pope Francis knows better: othis opinion expresses a crude and naive trust in the goodness of those wielding economic power and in the sacralized workings of the prevailing economic system.o After a friend advised Cox to look to the business section of the New York Times to find out what was going on in the real world, he found that his time studying religion had uniquely prepared him to plumb the mysteries of the economy more than he could have imagined.
Allison Giffen's essay examining the borderline incestuous father-daughter relationship in the early novels of the Elsie Dinsmore series argues for the importance of understanding how, over the course of the late nineteenth century, the bodily suffering of young daughters in popular reform fiction was both sacralized and intensely eroticized as a dutiful sacrifice to reform and convert their profligate fathers.
The sacrificial act by which these privileges were othered (and thereby negatively sacralized) amounted to a ritual means for incorporating for their former beneficiaries into the republican nation; self-sacrifice required for rebirth into a new identity.
He "biologized sin and sacralized wellness," stating that moral and spiritual health stemmed directly from healthy living.
In the process of determining what counts as heritage, some aspects of the past are (re)discovered, underlined, and sacralized as heritage, while some are rejected, distorted, or underplayed.