Faith is considered by Brownson (1854: 54) as being a true "thaumaturgic
" or wonder-working force: "[f]aith is thaumaturgic
, always a miracle-worker.
But, to the believer, a display and effectiveness of what Joaquin called the Virgin's thaumaturgic
powers when she wield[ed] her mighty beads in favor of a handful of islands: the small necklace-like archipelago that had been named after the brother of the Lepanto hero.
Before arriving at the main point, De' Sommi sets out to demonstrate, in his eclectic fashion, the perfection of the number 5 by offering mathematical and thaumaturgic
The Duke rarely lent this thaumaturgic
object and only to his most intimate friends, but, more importantly, in owning it, he was indirectly invested with supernatural healing powers.
Again, these words position Cohen as an individual willing to forsake his average existence in the pursuit of something thaumaturgic
Speculative non-buddhism suspects that buddhemic utterance, like the employment of all borrowed language, is a sign of evasion, of taking comfort in the warm embrace of the thaumaturgic
For all of the hyperbole of the Xi jing za ji account, it conceivably describes a real sword; it scarcely matches the thaumaturgic
origins of Liu Bang's sword recounted in San fu huang tu, a work perhaps initially compiled at the end of the Han or beginning of the Wei.
The legend of this Marian icon involves not only its thaumaturgic
properties but also the icon's miraculous power of self-propulsion and its ability to determine its own preferred location.
Like Peter, the other leading thaumaturgic
saints of Moscow, Aleksii and Iona, were native Russians: Aleksii (d.
With her humors supernaturally balanced, Lutgard's body was no longer in need of monthly purgation and therefore no longer potentially toxic; on the contrary, her mouth produced thaumaturgic
saliva, and her rarified breasts, sweet oils, while her entire body was believed to levitate in an ascent to the ethereal realms.
The face in which the other--the absolutely other--presents himself does not negate the same, does not do violence to it as do opinion or authority or the thaumaturgic
Healing by touch was a thaumaturgic
act, an imitation of Christ that displayed the ultimate charismatic quality that any Christian ruler could possess.