Roget category 9876. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.5. Religious affections
›› 6.5.3. Religious sentiments
spiritual existence, odor of sanctity, beauty of holiness.
theopathy†, beatification, adoption, regeneration, conversion, justification, sanctification, salvation, inspiration, bread of life — Body and Blood of Christ.
believer, convert, theist, Christian, devotee, pietist† — the good, the righteous, the just, the believing, the elect — Saint, Madonna, Notre Dame [Fr.], Our Lady.
the children of God, the children of the Kingdom, the children of the light.
receive Christ —
believing, faithful, Christian, Catholic.
elected, adopted, justified, sanctified, regenerated, inspired, consecrated, converted, unearthly, not of the earth.
ne vile fano [It] —
pure-eyed Faith .
. . thou hovering angel girt with pure-eyed Faith . . . thou hovering angel girt with golden wings" [Milton].
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