IN Aberystwyth in 1948, he was among a minority of students who went to university straight from school for it was the age of the ex-serviceman, of older men who had returned from the war to begin or complete their studies, thus introducing a more robust atmosphere to the common rooms and lecture halls, perhaps a worldliness
that would otherwise have been absent.
He said with many people and nations living with hatred and spiritual worldliness
, the end times becomes true.
The narrative style has been described as having the magic of Harry Potter, the scenery of Lord of the Rings and the other worldliness
So how does such a country known for its lengthy history of creativity, intelligence and worldliness
choose a path of inflicting harm and perpetrating nonsense?
Lutz Seiler's first novel impresses with its thoroughly distinct poetic language, its sensual intensity and its worldliness
Francis lures his prey into the trap of God's love, without making it aware that, once caught, it will have to shed its vices and its worldliness
Chapter 12 provides a final recap of this dialectical tale of pilgrim dissent and ethnic worldliness
The new logo still includes three pillars, but the added "roundel expresses customer centricity and worldliness
," says a Swiss Re statement.
Also reading those texts makes me think about how almost all literary theory seeks ways of talking about the worldliness
of the text.
Susannah Biller moved charmingly as Despina, though her reedy tones missed the girl's perky worldliness
They promote Walter Benjamin's notion of "weak messianism," which stresses worldliness
and action against the transcendental pretensions of its "stronger" variants.
Elaborating on the idea, Francis warned that a papal diplomat who "doesn't go along the way of sanctity, and gets involved in so many forms, in so many kinds of spiritual worldliness
, makes himself ridiculous, and everyone laughs at him.
In La La land (the USA) One Direction are showing their lack of worldliness
by tweeting at the hordes of girls who mobbed them in New York: "That wasn''t even funny" and "this is a complete joke".
The antagonism between worldliness
and spirituality sometimes can be so subtle that you don't see it splitting your life apart.
Playing autoharp, guitar or just singing, Harvey didn't say a word until it was time to introduce the band and say thank you at the end, adding to a sense of ghostly other worldliness