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WHAT DOES CONCUPISCENCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Concupiscence is an ardent, usually sensual, longing. In Christian theology, concupiscence has the name "Fomes peccati", as the selfish human desire for an object, person, or experience. For Christians, concupiscence is what they understand as the orientation, inclination or innate tendency of human beings to long for fleshly appetites, often associated with a desire to do things which are proscribed. There are nine occurrences of concupiscence in the Douay-Rheims Bible and three occurrences in the King James Bible. It is also one of the English translations of the Koine Greek epithumia, which occurs 38 times in the New Testament.
The translations of concupiscence from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «concupiscence» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONCUPISCENCE» OVER TIME
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about concupiscence
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONCUPISCENCE»
Discover the use of concupiscence in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to concupiscence and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Augustine and the Functions of Concupiscence
The book demonstrates how and why concupiscence became such a pregnant concept in Augustine’s theology and philosophy.
Timo Nisula, 2012
The classical name for this desire is concupiscentia "concupiscence" — the
unlimited desire to draw the whole of reality into one's self. It refers to all aspects
of man's relation to himself and to his world. It refers to physical hunger as well as
Paul Tillich, 1975
Therefore, concupiscence is also natural. 3. No sin is related to good and evil.
But we can desire both good le.g., wisdom) and evil le.g., stealing). Therefore,
concupiscence as such is not original sin. 4. Concupiscence designates either a
Thomas Aquinas, Brian Davies, 2003
Original Sin: Origins, Developments, Contemporary Meanings
Baptism removes original sin and the guilt for concupiscence. But it does not
remove concupiscence, the disorder in nature caused by sin. Concupiscence
remains in nature as punishment for Adam's sin. The inner disorder of human
nature is ...
Tatha Wiley, 2002
Martin Luther: The Man and the Image
For well over a thousand years before Luther's time Christian theologians had
denoted this legacy of Adam's sin with the term 'concupiscence.' Augustine, for
example, brings out the distinction between sin and concupiscence in one of his
Herbert David Rix, 1983
Sin: Radical Evil in Soul and Society
When pride leads us to try to steal what belongs to the outsiders, it has produced
concupiscence. If the outsiders resist, the insiders rally the troops and go to war
to eliminate the resistance. Pride leads to violence. 4. Concupiscence. We return
Ted Peters, 1994
The Conversion Experience: A Reflective Process for RCIA ...
Theologians have traditionally seen the alleviation of concupiscence as a second
value that Christian marriage incarnates. Contemporary theology, however,
interprets the meaning of concupiscence in social and political categories.
Donald L. Gelpi, 1998
Lévinas and the Wisdom of Love: The Question of Invisibility
Even if you allow that concupiscence presupposes neighbor-love and that
concupiscence is experienced through neighbor-love, it does not follow that it is a
form of neighbor-love. He tries to convince us of the reduction of concupiscence
Corey Beals, 2007
The Embrace of Eros: Bodies, Desires, and Sexuality in ...
The state of corruption, marked as it is by a disorder of body and soul, tends to
foster this unnatural concupiscence. Human beings are born into this state, but
their individual actions contribute to the formation of habits that dispose them to ...
Margaret D. Kamitsuka, 2010
But the subject of original sin is the soul, and the cause of concupiscence is not
the soul but the flesh. Therefore concupiscence is not original sin. 10.
Concupiscence seems to be original sin especially according as it implies the
necessity of ...
Saint Thomas Aquinas, Jean T. Oesterle, 1995
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONCUPISCENCE»
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Today In History: Polygamy In America
... “Mohammed…seduced the people by promises of carnal pleasure to which the concupiscence of the flesh goads us…and he gave free reign ... «Western Journalism, Jul 15»
The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Burden of Natural Family …
... OK (even Augustine said so, claiming that marriage was a legitimate mechanism for dealing with sexual concupiscence) to SETTLE for that is ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
My Libido: A Mosquito
I was sick of being treated like an object of concupiscence, and I wanted God to do something about it. Ahem. So the answer to my prayer was ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
The Common Good: Contained in the Person of Jesus Christ
To be sure, sin (and concupiscence) is a reality. But it is not the fundamental reality. Because of this, the four pillars of Catholic social teaching ... «National Catholic Register, Jul 15»
Seeing is not believing
Even the holiest of humankind have to battle concupiscence, animosity, and selfishness all their lives. The revered Saint Padre Pio, gifted with ... «The Manila Times, Jul 15»
Of Otherness, Gay Marriage, Rights and Offices
... walking about, gay or straight, are meant to resist sexual concupiscence, whether within the Office of Singleness or Religious Consecration. «Patheos, Jul 15»
The historical roots of dissent, from Vatican II to the Synod on the …
The secondary purposes of marriage are the mutual help the spouses give one another and the remedy of concupiscence. Chastity, within and ... «Lifesite, Jul 15»
GlobalFoundries completes IBM microelectronics acquisition
Concupiscence: (+4)Why wouldn't they? IBM paid them to take it off their hands. derFunkenstein: That's a good point, both of you. Litzner: Rest ... «The Tech Report, LLC, Jul 15»
Nvidia's 353.38 hotfix driver fixes Chrome crashes, G-Sync lag
Concupiscence: (+7)Nah, they're usually the least worst. edit: Not that I envy the... anotherengineer: (+1)Exactly. Software is written by people, ... «The Tech Report, LLC, Jun 15»
The Power of Imagination on Display at the Library
Here her chalk pastel Concupiscence (Outside the Dark Woods) depicts the She-Wolf from Dante's Inferno with her characteristic wit. Better still ... «ithaca.com, Jun 15»
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