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Synonyms for unconsecrated

not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled

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Indeed, Sullivan's text focuses efficiently on the fallout of Antigone's ill-fated refusal to let her brother's body go unconsecrated while preserving a generous measure of the Chorus's poetic exhortations.
Although N-Town, like many late medieval cultural artifacts, often subjects Mary to severe and paranoid limitations in order to protect her virginity from pollution (forbidding her from walking on unconsecrated earth [8.45, 94-101], for example, and supervising her with chaperones at all times [9.275]), this restrictive impulse has overshadowed an alternative tendency: the celebration of breaking, rather than obeying, the law.
John's father (James) died in 1879 and is buried in a public grave (apparently unmarked) in the Edgerton Unconsecrated Cemetery."
Schwenkel also addresses the ways in which ordinary Vietnamese address the problem of the vast population of "wandering souls", i.e., unidentified and unconsecrated war dead.
Also in the Communion rite it says, "Blessed are those called to the supper of the Lamb." We say, "Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof, but only say the word and my soul shall be healed." We used to say, "Lord, I am not worthy to receive you." Catherine claims that we come to communion with bare, dirty, unconsecrated, unworthy hands.
Inspired by the outrage caused by the unconsecrated burial of Lady Truro, Queensberry wrote to one of the leading society journals of the day, Vanity Fair, asking for his ideas to be published.
Yet the very fact that these two gentlemen now find themselves sharing a Passages essay in Art forum--not only because of the coincidence of their dying within a few months of each other last year but also because of certain similarities in their more retrograde viewpoints--is itself a sign that their positions at key moments of transformation in art practice landed them on the "wrong" side of History: It's not quite burial in the unconsecrated side of the cemetery, but no doubt each would have preferred his own private funeral service.
he compares himself to an "unconsecrated priest hearing an
The modern definition differentiates between church graveyards (churchyards) of consecrated soil and cemeteries of communal ground that are unconsecrated. The word itself originates from the Greek meaning sleeping place.
In this case, it's one built on the unyielding foundations of religious dogma, a subject that should resonate well beyond the boundaries of the unconsecrated Orthodox monastery where the film is set.
The struggle in question here was first of all the result of transgression by unconsecrated producers of the boundaries set by a gentleman's agreement among the London publishers.
Overall, the pervasive threat of the Unconsecrated, the brutality of the Recruiters, and the remarkable bleakness of the setting are the novel's most compelling elements, sure to keep readers consumed ..."
In the figure of Lena, a love-starved orphan and waif, whose only solace in childhood was the religious teaching that makes her feel guilty for her unconsecrated love as an adult, Conrad creates a poignant portrait of a woman whose harsh upbringing has left her feeling insecure, unworthy, and uncertain of herself.
Scots law does not distinguish between consecrated or unconsecrated ground, so there is no distinction in law between bodies in graveyards and those buried elsewhere, (77) or between Christian and non-Christian dead.
Beyond the fence is the forest, And within the forest, attempting to invade the village, are the mindless, ravening Unconsecrated. Their bites, infecting the villages (such as Mary's mother) will kill--and those who die will 'return' to be Unconsecrated zombies in their own turn.