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theology
used in Moby Dick

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the study of religion; or a particular system or school of religious beliefs
  • —PALEY'S THEOLOGY.
    Extracts (56% in)
  • ...the holiest on the altar; and in the Greek mythologies, Great Jove himself being made incarnate in a snow-white bull; and though to the noble Iroquois, the midwinter sacrifice of the sacred White Dog was by far the holiest festival of their theology, that spotless, faithful creature being held the purest envoy they could send to the Great Spirit with the annual tidings of their own fidelity; and though directly from the Latin word for white, all Christian priests derive the name of...
    Chapters 40-42 — Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (65% in)

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