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Synonyms for deconsecrate

remove the consecration from a person or an object

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Giorgio is, after all, "un ascetico senza Dio" (251), a man schooled in condescending disbelief and esthetic deconsecration by his uncle Demetrio: "Entrambi avevano l'anima religiosa, inclinata al mistero, atta a vivere in una selva di simboli o in un cielo di pure astrazioni; entrambi amavano le cerimonie delia chiesa latina, la musica sacra, l'odore dell'incenso, tutte le sensualita dei culto piu violente e piu delicate" (251).
Secularization as an ideology or a philosophical program, as explained by al-Attas based on what the leading modern Western intellectuals have them selves admitted, consists of three interrelated and integral components: the disenchantment of nature, the desacralization of politics, and the deconsecration of values.
Verily, while I have never found a historian who has run with it, I have noticed that every major reform of the Protestant Reformation moved Christianity in the direction of Islam, including scriptural literalism, legalism and the deconsecration of clergy.
A Huge Eclipse': Tragic Form and the Deconsecration of Sovereignty.
If the top portion of Stela 20 was indeed enshrined in Structure 199 some time after its initial dedication and subsequent deconsecration and partial destruction, it may indicate a conscious atavistic link between the rulers of the Late Classic apogee and their Early Classic precursors.
Rice vividly reconstructs the deconsecration of altars in old St.
Franco Moretti, "`A Huge Eclipse': Tragic Form and the Deconsecration of Sovereignty," Genre 15 (spring and summer, 1981): 8.
Although I discuss some specific weavings of this concept with respect to Fuentes's novelistic theory, it is wise to recall that in his reconsideration Said concludes that "the work of theory, criticism, demystification, deconsecration, and decentralization they [theorists] imply is never finished.
If the Rev Glover's mortal remains were not one of the several hundred removed during the conversion after the church's deconsecration, he is doubtless spinning in his grave.
For Smith, breaking and disrupting boundaries in theater and society culminate in the execution of Charles I in 1649, an event prepared for by the theater which preceded it: "the merging of theater, festive topsy-turviness and punishment in the mid-seventeenth century may owe much to the deconsecration of authority in the drama that preceded it, but the drama of the early seventeenth century owes as much to the highly experimental and bold invocation of .