expiation


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the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)

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Sarre (2000) "Monitoring the South Australian Cannabis Expiation Notice Initiative" The Journal of Drug Issues, 22(3):579-590.
Images of sacrifice are everywhere: mice dangle from the eagles' talons, a human body hangs from each thumb of the priestly hands (at the left a warrior enduring the Sun Dance ordeal and at the right Judas in his suicide, an act which Anderson sees as redemptive, "an expiation and not a punishment").
Poetry can turn this epiphanic moment into a "reassurance," where we feel enlarged by sympathetic knowledge, and believe that our response of feeling provides a form of expiation.
Much needed changes in these practices and the assumptions which engender them would bring about a more equitable and much deserved distribution of public/private largesse to black and other marginalized theaters, not out of an expiation of white guilt but because support of them is merited on their own terms.
Everyone who is entered in the records from the age of twenty years up, shall give the Lord's offering: the rich shall not pay more and the poor shall not pay less than half a shekel when giving the Lord's offering as expiation for your persons.
When God makes dust of our cooling magma, musingly crumbling the last galls and studs of our being, the only place we can go if we're not destined for her, or there already, is purgatory--for certainly heaven's no place for a film of dust to settle; and I see no reason why purgatory may not be reincarnation, the soul passing from human to another earth-form more innocent--even to try the human again, ablaze with outsetting infant wonder--from which to learn, as expiation progressed, neglected tasks.
Such guilt creates in its turn the need for expiation and atonement, which many parents seek through psychotherapy.
The bonds are subject to mandatory tender on (i) any mode change date, (ii) the second business day preceding the expiation or termination date of the series LOC, (iii) the series LOC substitution date, (unless rating confirmation is received), (iv) the second business day following the trustee's receipt of notice from the bank of non-reinstatement of the interest component of the series LOC following an interest drawing, and (v) the second business day following the trustee's receipt of notice from the bank of an event of default under the reimbursement agreement.
There are penalties for anyone found carrying fruit or vegetables and officers will issue expiation notices.
6-7), the text does not, as one would expect, focus on the daily rite, but rather explains it in the context of rituals of installation (prati,stha), expiation (prayalcitta), and other special rituals.
To demonstrate the greatness and virtues of performing prayer, the Prophet (PBUH) said: "If the time for a prescribed prayer comes, and a Muslim performs ablution properly, (and then offers his prayer) with humbleness and bowing (to Allah), it will be an expiation for his past sins, so long as he has not committed a major sin; and this is applicable to all times.
To summarize this statement, Ibn Qudamah did not mention explicitly ruling on abortion before the soul is breathed, but the writer concluded from the words of Ibn Qudamah when he mentioned 'expiation' that he sees it as prohibited before the soul is breathed with forty days because expiation is only required where there is murder.
The Prophet (sallallhu 'alaihi wa sallam) said: "Adhere to the night prayer, for it was the habit of righteous people before you, a means of seeking closeness to your Lord, an expiation for sins, and a deterrent against committing sins.