The suffering of love is redemptive
, transformative, and life-giving, making visible the self-giving Love of God.
In granting summary judgment to GMI, the district court reasoned that section 162(k)(1) didn't bar the deduction because GMI claimed the deduction not for its redemptive
dividends but for the portion of them distributed.
The corporation's payment of the redemptive
dividend to the trust does not by itself qualify for a Sec.
In the specific context of the novel, the redemptive
contract recasts the costs of war, such as death, corruption, and murder, as a moral debt.
The Captain America Complex provides its own rationale for redemptive
violence as a means to advance democracy and "rid the world of evil," to use George W.
For Calvin and his contemporaries, both the redemptive
and the punitive aspects of God's justice were operational; indeed, his punishment itself was often interpreted as redemptive
: it was the chastisement of his people in order to bring them back into obedience.
While Golden's narration can slip into dramatic phrasing and pontification at times, few readers will fail to be moved by her descriptions of mothers' suffering, children's anguish, or the redemptive
power of love.
We must be careful how we preach about suffering, particularly to communities and individuals who suffer oppression and silencing because of gender, race, class, sexual orientation, and ability, because it is counter to this gospel to claim this suffering to be redemptive
While visiting his grandmother, a waitress presents Romain with an offer full of redemptive
possibilities, not to mention the opportunity for a menage a trois.
The high-wire act of becoming the engine for such a redemptive
gaze is ultimately much more than a politics; it is a metaphysics, a commitment to skate eternally on a surface of immediate presence because that is where we are, together, and it is really real and really, really great here right now.
Full disclosure: In this era of Oprahokayed emotionally redemptive
"truth," and given my unreliable memory, perhaps it was not National Geographic but a scene from the movie Heaven Knows, Mr.
I don't believe that every lyric from every song that comes out of hip-hop culture needs to be socially redemptive