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Synonyms for metanoia

a fundamental change in one's beliefs

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An example of this use of metanoia comes in the third chapter of Luke, where John the Baptist proclaims a baptism of metanoia and goes on to challenge the crowds to "bear fruits worthy of metanoia' (Luke 3:8).
Insofar as TCTCV reflects a common search for and discovery of the truth in love, urges believers to seek God's will for ecclesial communion, and invites ongoing metanoia and holiness of life, its deepest objective is renewal.
These missionaries are reduced to the role of "moralists," calling the culture to greater purity, perhaps, but not to metanoia.
For this reason the document invites all Christians to a conversion: metanoia, a change of heart, a new mentality.
Chapter 2 takes us back to the Didache and its demand for metanoia (conversion, repentance) among those who would follow the way of Jesus and share in his supper.
I started my own production company, Metanoia Films, with a mission statement and "Bella" was the first release of that mission.
In both Eliot and Tolkien, metanoia and Augustinian pardon are expressed not through moral precept but through a narrated turning of the heart in a world where social relationships and gestures (such as Lobelia's leaving her money to Frodo to care for the victims) are of primary consequence.
In the end, he cites as Wojtyla's indispensible inner core the Catholic understanding of metanoia, or complete turning to God and losing of self.
The guys enjoyed playing Glasgow's Barrowlands on Monday but admit they lost some of the crowd at one point when they played their marathon 14 minute long B-side Metanoia.
Cardini proposes his inquiry early on in the third chapter, "Terapia di gruppo, catarsi civile, metanoia," when he asks "che cosa il Boccaccio volesse essenzialmente comunicare attraverso le sue cento novelle?
28) He chafes against any translation of metanoia that emphasizes the colloquial understanding of repentance as solely a feeling of pain or regret over one's actions.
Caravaggio deconstructs the culturally normative paradigms in which one engages the religious imagination for the sake of a harsh metanoia.
Chronister has taught at Marist for 11 years, and also is head boys tennis coach and a moderator for the Senior Metanoia retreat.