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beatitude
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
a state of supreme happiness

or:

one of the nine sayings of Jesus at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount — each of which begin with the word "blessed" ("beatus" in Latin)
  • For the Fourth Sunday After Epiphany, Canon Mackie chose Matthew—those troublesome Beatitudes; at least, they always troubled Owen and me.
    p. 147.8
  • And then—after the Beatitudes, and the sermon by the stranger— the Nicene Creed felt forced to me.
    p. 148.4

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