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someone who makes or repairs tents

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(3.) More on what he found to be the characteristics of an effective tentmaker can be found in chapter 4 of Lai's book Tentmaking: Business as Mission (Colorado Springs, Colo.: Authentic Media, 2005).
Paul is a business man, by profession a skenopoios, a tentmaker or, more generally, a leather worker.
Colorado, discussing the First Amendment standard that a statute must be narrowly tailored to achieve it purposes, Scalia quipped that to the Court's majority, "narrow tailoring must refer not to the standards of Versace, but to those of Omar the tentmaker." (12) Apparently a renaissance man versed in history as well as fashion and literature, the Justice once reproached his colleagues for siding with the knights "Templar" rather than with the peasant "villeins." (13) Cinema, too, is within his domain of knowledge; witness his dig in NASA v.
In the Church's long history there have been many influential converts, men and women whose conversion strengthened, perhaps even shaped, the Church, but none with such lasting impact as a first century tentmaker from the Turkish city of Tarsus ("no mean city", he would later say), capital of the Roman province of Cilicia.
Passages about blocked passages have a prima facie Wordsworthian appeal, which FitzGerald heightens and customizes by attaching the trope of the door to that of the dwelling, the room, or (suitable to Omar Khayyam's artisanal calling as tentmaker) the tent.
Hock shows that Paul's trade as tentmaker has been too long ignored and overlooked as an important aspect for understanding Paul and his social setting.
Paul (a tentmaker) writes to the church at Corinth.
His father was a tentmaker who died when the boy was 12" ...
YOU'VE SEEN ITS TENTS AT CIRCUSES and amusement parks, but one tentmaker recently discovered that extending its product line into military matters made necessary a new round of finite element analysis.
Indeed, it's long been rumored that Omar the Tentmaker expanded from home furnishings to plus-size apparel as a means of dealing with such retail demands.
forbidding peaceful, nonthreatening, but uninvited speech from a distance closer than eight feet is a `narrowly tailored' means of preventing the obstruction of entrance to medical facilities (another of the government interests the State asserts) narrow tailoring must refer not to the standards of Versace, but to those of Omar the tentmaker.(236)
"At this rate, I'm going to have to hire Omar the tentmaker to make my dresses."
When he joined a year ago he weighed 27 stones 10lbs and didn't need a tailor so much as a tentmaker. Now he's an almost svelte 17 stones 5lbs in his smart dark blue suit.
The number of angels on the head of a pin may be subject to dispute; but there can be little doubt about the camel loads of interpretation on this passage which the twentieth century has thought it necessary to carry to the door of the great apostolic tentmaker and his suppliers.