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The fundamental difference was that the sentiment animating them was not love, but fear: propitiation rather than adoration.
As truly as guilt is a real thing, as truly as God's condemnation of sin is a real thing, a propitiation is needed.
The objection I refer to discredits propitiation in the alleged interest of the love of God.
The genius of monasticism, ancient and modern, is the propitiation of the Divinity who seeks to punish rather than to forgive.
She satisfied her conscience by lading their ship with precious gifts destined for the propitiation of the Enchanter.
BARON BRUNOLOUISA MORGAN
It consists in having His death accepted and acknowledged as an adequate propitiation for the sins of men.
His humiliation implied propitiation, moral discipline, conscious brotherhood, and subjection to him who had the power of death.
The propitiation required antecedently to a revelation was indeed offered.
He then ordered dinner in the hotel, and, by way of propitiation, it was a much better dinner than usual that Maitland ordered.
THE MARK OF CAINANDREW LANG
She offered herself as a propitiation, as a substitute for Rodney Lanyon, if there was no other way by which he might be saved.

WORDS RELATED TO PROPITIATION

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sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION