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(Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind

selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature)

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a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship

with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe

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Here is a strand that may need to be developed specifically by feminist Catholic theologians seeking to unbind eros and agape from their mundane meanings.
The film has enjoyed great success, but what now lies ahead for Slindile and the other Agape children?
El agape es todo lo contrario de la arrogancia que no ha dejado de desplegar la corrupcion panista y su modelo de desarrollo; lo contrario de ese plus que esta en la base de las aspiraciones de la globalizacion que en su poder ocupa todo el espacio disponible, que despoja y aplasta todo lo que no se le parece; es lo contrario de esa ley del conatus que esta en el corazon de todos los partidos, en la de muchos prelados de la Iglesia, y en la exaltacion individualista de la vida moderna.
Con una caracteristica: en Jesus se revela el agape del Padre.
The AGAPE call invites us to act together for transformation of economic injustice and to continue analyzing and reflecting on challenges of economic globalization and the link between wealth and poverty.
The Rush for Second Place, a collection of Gaddis's essays and occasional writings, edited by Joseph Tabbi and published this year to coincide with the appearance of Agape Agape, preserves several early forms of the player piano project, including "Stop Player.
If agape-the inner-trinitarian love opened up to human participation in Jesus and his Spiritacis the beginning and end of Christian faith and living, then it is agape that must provide the final criteria for Christian reflection on sexuality and gender.
The sphere appears foreboding, almost Pac-Man-like with "mouth" agape and glowing, yet somehow inviting.
The church assembled the site in April 1982 through Agape Ministries for $225,000 (39 cents per SF).
So rather than order a tile mosaic, they called the mother/daughter team at Agape Tile in Fort Myers, Fla.
When I ungrudingly get out of bed several times in the middle of the night to untangle a crimp in my daughter's continuous-feed tube, that's agape.
In such an assault, the dinosaur would ambush its victim, slam into it at high speed with jaws agape to drive in its upper teeth, and then use its strong neck muscles and sharp teeth to rip out a mouthful of flesh.
I have seen audiences of long-term care administrators and nurses sit, jaws agape, and listen to descriptions of this, and it would have been funny if one didn't realize that these people have money on the line.
Just when Michael Peterson's excellent I/O Forum risked turning into a digital agape for InfiniBand, Andy Bechtolsheim of Cisco introduced a blast from the past that took away more than a few appetites.
She broached the idea with Karen Huntwork, her friend of 21 years and the development director at Project Agape Horse Institute, a Portland area nonprofit that helps developmentally disabled people cope with their special needs through horseback riding.