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showing irreverence and contempt for something sacred

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grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred

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27) Elements of sacred language from institutional religion, such as biblical passages, prayers, and formulas, are frequently incorporated into charms, which, according to Stephen Wilson, were not intended blasphemously but "used in a pious spirit.
If he had only thought twice before blasphemously using his tongue, he would have recalled the fact the he graduated from an American university," said Sakr.
The all-girl punk band wilfully, maliciously and blasphemously desecrated a Russian Orthodox Church.
When he says peace, he means war, and when he blasphemously uses the name of the Almighty, he means the power of evil, the fallen angel, Satan.
and there holding in his hands said New Testament, wickedly and blasphemously .
Wringhim's intention that his son will follow him and become an active spokesman for the cause of "purified" Christianity and its associated political faction is reiterated when--following his blasphemously victorious wrestling-match with God over the question of young Robert's election--he lays benedictory hands upon his acolyte and asks the Lord, among other sanguinary requests, that Robert become "a spear coming out of Thy mouth" (84).
Insisting on a familial relationship between the young workers and their masters, the speaker confronts "my brothers" with the children's unbelief, which they confirm by blasphemously questioning God's existence (BC, 9:344).
And what better way to celebrate a godless, soulless existence than a gradually building sonic tapestry of fuzzy organs, blasphemously smug vocals and nihilistic buzz words?
After breaking my head over the question for many years, I decided that the problem was not primarily with the irrational answers given by Augustine, Luther, Calvin, and others, eliminating human free will and blasphemously describing God as creating the majority of humans just in order to cast them into hell for all eternity.
The modern art historical precedent for Spero's "tongues," harking back to the artist's earlier painting on canvas, Homage to New York, I Do Not Challenge (1958), is Natalia Goncharova's lithographic cover design for A Game in Hell (1912), a narrative poem written by Russian Futurists Velimir Khlebnikov and Alexei Kruchenykh, describing a card game between devils and sinners in Hell; Goncharova's devil on the cover blasphemously alludes to icons of Christ.
Long before hip-hop and sampling technology, they blasphemously and radically grafted snatches of familiar pop ditties all over their most fervent messages to God.
3' while 'our guards, the soldiers, blasphemously indulged in football on the smooth red earth of the courts' (Koestler 2006, p.
While this discourse might be read as blasphemously replacing religion, it replicates the religions, providential narrative, replacing God, per haps, with science, but maintaining its structure intact.
The gloating torturer claims blasphemously to be superior in his violence to the mild ineffectuality of Jesus Christ, and Dana's weak eyes cannot bear the sight: "Disgusted, sick, and horror-struck, I turned away and leaned over the rail, and looked into the water.
There are others, of course, who blasphemously aver that we have no future.