Plenary inspiration
Plenary Ple"na*ry, a. [LL. plenarius, fr. L. plenus full. See {Plenty}.] Full; entire; complete; absolute; as, a plenary license; plenary authority. [1913 Webster]

A treatise on a subject should be plenary or full. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]

{Plenary indulgence} (R. C. Ch.), an entire remission of temporal punishment due to, or canonical penance for, all sins.

{Plenary inspiration}. (Theol.) See under {Inspiration}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Plenary inspiration — Inspiration In spi*ra tion, n. [F. inspiration, L. inspiratio. See {Inspire}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of inspiring or breathing in; breath; specif. (Physiol.), the drawing of air into the lungs, accomplished in mammals by elevation of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plenary inspiration — noun : divine inspiration covering all subjects dealt with compare verbal inspiration * * * plenary inspiration noun Inspiration which excludes any mixture of error • • • Main Entry: ↑plenary …   Useful english dictionary

  • plenary inspiration —  Неограниченное вдохновение …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Plenary — Ple na*ry, a. [LL. plenarius, fr. L. plenus full. See {Plenty}.] Full; entire; complete; absolute; as, a plenary license; plenary authority. [1913 Webster] A treatise on a subject should be plenary or full. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] {Plenary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plenary indulgence — Plenary Ple na*ry, a. [LL. plenarius, fr. L. plenus full. See {Plenty}.] Full; entire; complete; absolute; as, a plenary license; plenary authority. [1913 Webster] A treatise on a subject should be plenary or full. I. Watts. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plenary — is an adjective related to the noun plenum carrying a general connotation of fullness. Plenary may refer to:*Plenary session or meeting, the part of a conference when all members of all parties are in attendance *Plenary power or plenary… …   Wikipedia

  • Inspiration of the Bible — • Covered in four sections, I. Belief in Inspired books; II. Nature of Inspiration; III. Extent of Inspiration; IV. Protestant Views on the Inspiration of the Bible Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Inspiration of the Bible      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Inspiration — In spi*ra tion, n. [F. inspiration, L. inspiratio. See {Inspire}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of inspiring or breathing in; breath; specif. (Physiol.), the drawing of air into the lungs, accomplished in mammals by elevation of the chest walls and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • INSPIRATION OF THE BIBLE —    both CHRISTIANS and JEWS believe that the HEBREW BIBLE was written under the influence of the SPIRIT OF GOD and possess AUTHORITY for faith and practice. This concept was extended to the writings of the NEW TESTAMENT by Christians. BIBLICAL… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Inspiration —    That extraordinary or supernatural divine influence vouchsafed to those who wrote the Holy Scriptures, rendering their writings infallible. All scripture is given by inspiration of God (R.V., Every scripture inspired of God ), 2 Tim. 3:16.… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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