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to make sacred by a religious rite

Synonyms for sanctify

render holy by means of religious rites

make pure or free from sin or guilt

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Sanctifying the World is particularly good at overviewing Dawson's theological and ideological framework.
By this move, however, he had apparently abolished the ground for distinguishing between sanctifying grace and the habit of charity.
And Ion Sasareanu was shown sanctifying a brothel, saying: "I agree with beautiful brothels where young people can go and do what they want.
On the central point of my article, the gift of God's love, Lonergan wrote, "this gift we have been describing really is sanctifying grace but notionally differs from it.
Sanctifying Signs: Making Christian Tradition in Late Medieval England.
Though He ascended into heaven, Christ instituted the Catholic Church to continue His mission of teaching, governing, and sanctifying all mankind.
My theological convictions, which I believe are consistent with a wide body of Anglican/Christian teaching, enable me to say that God's sanctifying work is not the sole possession of the Christian church.
Tolkien's Sanctifying Myth: Understanding Middle-Earth (Intercollegiate Studies) argues that this entertaining myth is shot through with Catholic sacramentality and sensibility.
However, we must draw the line at sanctifying, honoring and legalizing.
For instance, Spear claims that "For Catholic spectators, without chronological, educational or class restrictions, Reni's paintings should convey a message that is familiar from childhood and is thoroughly promising because they personify sanctifying grace.
Rather than sanctifying its victims, Levi writes, Nazism degraded them.
Our union with Jesus is intensified in every reception of the Holy Eucharist by increasing sanctifying grace in us.
Judaism is a spiritual tradition that places enormous emphasis on this life and sanctifying the everyday and doesn't spend much time thinking about what happens after you die.
Sanctifying the two-legged landholders who marked out the Constitution tends to diminish by comparison the politicians of today who struggle to create broader unities than they were born into.
The specific task of lay Christians is to sanctify temporal affairs, which for most of us means sanctifying family life and our professional work.