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Synonyms for edifying

enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement

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By contrast, edifying philosophy is suspicious of attempts to represent nature.
Certainly we cannot provide strong justification for our beliefs because that would commit us to a realist, or foundational, picture, which is precisely what is avoided in the edifying, post-Philosophical culture.
In the final chapter, Dann fleshes out the distinction between systematic and edifying theology.
While the tone of Barnwell's narrative is both amiable and edifying, it is the careful selection of White's artwork that adds weight to the book.
Inevitably, some versions are preferred over others -- for their lucid and edifying interpretation of the Latin original, and their visual appeal.
Adopting a pragmatic, social, moral, political stand toward the tradition can indeed prove edifying in Dewey's sense of the term.
I'm not sure if the conversation between these two narratives was edifying or educational, but it did raise a couple of questions for me, some of them pretty unsettling.
The drive home from work everyday can be a hassle, but the Andrew Tallman Show promises to give our listeners edifying and uplifting information during the commute.
Surviving Everest'' offers viewers a lot of edifying and entertaining material.
Godbold's latest exhibition was called "Social Anxiety (& other unrelated) Disorder[s]" and, as ever, his grab bag of images and text derived from a well-informed rummage through the mustier corners of European art history and an equally enthusiastic trawl through the less edifying shallows of contemporary pop culture.
There's also a smattering of actual science (including an edifying bit on ancient dung).
The interstices between optical fiber and literally "grounded" matter, were both edifying and unsettling.