To bless and sanctify these candles for the use of men, and the health of bodies and souls....
According to the former, Moses is instructed by God (Elohim) to sanctify the people against the third day (vv.
It would be almost truer, though only half the truth, to say that the clergy gave the name of Crusade to sanctify interests and ambitions which, while set on other ends than those of the Church, happened to coincide in their choice of means.
The " rationality of the real " has in like manner been interpreted as intended to sanctify the existing order.
Hence priests would remove their ceremonial dress before leaving the sanctuary " that they sanctify not the people with their garments " (Ezek.