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In Christian theology, much labour has been spent upon vindicating man's freedom against God's intrusion, or upon blotting out human power in order to leave room for the divine.
Assuredly Butler did not mean to give him his right of speaking about moral evil and good when he waived the " high priori method of vindicating their real existence.
Mahmud refrained for the moment from vindicating his right; but, as soon as, through court intrigues, Mansur II.
Lord Canning replied to the despatch, calmly and in a statesman-like manner explaining and vindicating his censured policy.
He was cordially received by Calvin, and within two years published six volumes of Prediche, tracts rather than sermons, explaining and vindicating his change of religion.