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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
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53 words

*Ezekiel's wife is called the ‘desire’ (AV; ‘delight’, NRSV) of his eyes; the object of his *love ...

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
735 words

That mental state motivating voluntary behaviour and opening its bearer to feelings of both pleasure and displeasure. Desires, like beliefs ...

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A Dictionary of Buddhism

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
82 words

Broad English term for which there is no single Sanskrit or Pāli equivalent. Instead, Buddhist psychology classifies the affective impulses ...

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