The following sections separately discuss edificatory
factors (regarding things that we do not know and must learn about) and motivational factors (regarding things that we know and must put into practice).
Romanchuk seeks to place the significance of the monastery within general questions of the development of scholastic (that is to say, academic) thought out of religious, devotional, and edificatory
In Anselm's case it turns out that the purpose of the argument is edificatory
Across America and the British Empire Jews formed scores of literary societies, debating clubs, and library associations; started Sunday schools; purchased edificatory
novels and Jewish newspapers; and pushed for the introduction of instructional sermons.
10) Because of its reliance on monumental history, the type of documentary that is prominently featured on PBS, then, might not be sufficient as a didactic and edificatory
mode of the "absolute truth.
they show different degrees and forms of progress in this scale and thus provide an edificatory
panorama of patterns of philosophical perfection.
The Song Biography of Eminent Monks even attributed the overwhelming success of the Chan School to the edificatory
While comparing Hindemith and Pfitzner, she points out that, unlike Pfitzner, who aimed to remain separate from the world, Hindemith was concerned with edificatory
communication from the composer to the listener (p.
He was also Director of the Anthropological Museum in Madrid, which he helped to set up with another doctor, Pedro Velasco, and as Labanyi comments, "these activities allowed Pulido to indulge a penchant for edificatory
They were to find profitable and edificatory
materials for their own teaching and preaching in its pages.
So there are two motivations--the first is corrective and the second edificatory
contains]]il, would acquire edificatory
purposes to spur the people to emulate their moral betters.
So possibly McCarthy is a kind of moralist, and his works are meant to awaken us to awful truths and their disgustingness as a means to edificatory