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He plays the part well, giving the flawed character a believable redemptive arc.
It took the moral degradation of the city to rouse the churches to activity as redemptive civic powers.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
This is regarded as the last stage in a moral process, a redemptive purpose of God.
The agreement in these two redemptive lives leads to the same conclusion.
He had failed to perceive the redemptive character of the feast, he had turned it into an occasion for profane personal display.
THE HELPMATEMAY SINCLAIR
The speakers confess, that they know that the Servant's suffering was both vicarious and redemptive.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLEGEORGE ADAM SMITH
For all these very intelligible reasons, vicarious suffering has been a powerful redemptive force in the experience of the race.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLEGEORGE ADAM SMITH
None but advanced beings can perform such redemptive work effectually in the astral worlds.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
But evidently even these frantic efforts had not proved redemptive.
A BOOK OF BRYN MAWR STORIESMARIAN T. MACINTOSH
During the second stage the kindergarten was valued largely as a reformatory and redemptive influence.

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