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heathen

a person who does not acknowledge the God of Christianity, Judaism, or Islam; pagan
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When at last I was entirely able to read their own books, and became aware that the very philosophical disciplines as are discussed by scholars in Europe are quite methodically taught among them, and also that they have a proper written law from which all theological matters must be derived and demonstrated; all this astonished me greatly, and I developed a very strong desire to be thoroughly instructed in their heathenism from their own writings, (pp.
Creating hereditary heathenism involved transforming Christianity from a universal faith to a religion dominated by whites.
It is Heathenism in religion and tyranny in government.
A strong theme of this volume was the notion that missionary educators like herself had sought to spread the light of Christianity and modernity to Indian womanhood, drawing here upon 'a standard missionary metaphor that depicted Christian civilization as a lamp illuminating the darkness of heathenism.
But in the end, Emperors had to admit the new religion after a long dispute between this new religion and heathenism.
On the one hand, Donne's ascending scale from heathenism to Church of England demeans Judaism and Roman Catholicism.
He finishes her sentences delimiting the Baiana's potential to have a genuine heart, by asserting qualities of seducao, canjere, ilusao, and candomble (seduction, magic, illusion, and Candomble) and implications of heathenism (Hoge 1983; Bakhtin 1981, 369).
The subordination of women was often cited as symptomatic of the inferiority of indigenous cultures, and saving colonized women from their oppression, ignorance, and heathenism became an integral part of the colonialist discourse.
At times, his plan sounds like the key to a new millennium: the road would tame the "wilderness" of the American West by connecting it to new markets; it would "enlighten, and enliven the heathenism of all Asia"; and it would even end all war, by removing the necessity for competition over scarce resources.
The colony should remain a purely British and Christian community rather than one blended with heathenism.
38) This is a moment where Keats, if he has not already done so, would have to question whether the heathenism he calls in as an oppositional gesture might have too much in common with his ostensible target.