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  • It means, therefore, to put ourselves under the conditions of cleansing by a definite act of consecration to God. Cited from The Theology of Holiness, by Dougan Clark
  • It has been described as ethnic cleansing by Western and Polish sources, as well as by Ukrainians.
  • After Eve's cleansing by baptism, Xena is granted the power to kill gods as long as her daughter lives.
  • See the article "List of ethnic cleansings" for a list of events which have been described as ethnic cleansing by academic or legal experts.
  • Surely, here is atonement by blood, and cleansing by the washing of water through the word, as plainly described as symbolic language can utter it. Cited from The Theology of Holiness, by Dougan Clark
  • The incidents of massacring and forced eviction have been termed ethnic cleansing by some observers.
  • Then there is another thought expressed by this symbol, namely, that this baptism gives cleansing as well as warmth, or rather gives cleansing by warmth. Cited from Expositions/Holy Scripture: Ezekiel, etc., by Alexander Maclaren
  • The government's repression of individuals and communities residing in eastern Burma has been deemed as ethnic cleansing by BCUK.
  • The United Nations has accused the group of human rights abuses, and Amnesty International has reported ethnic cleansing by the group on a "historic scale".
  • Purgatory is commonly regarded as a cleansing by way of painful temporal punishment, which, like the eternal punishment of hell, is associated with the idea of fire.
  • Mukkuvars who were at war with Portuguese also came from Kerala and Cochin to escape the ethnic cleansing by Portuguese.
  • Such drains always required frequent and expensive cleansing by hand, and the decomposition of the filth which they contained produced a most injurious effect on the health of persons living near their connections with the street. Cited from Draining for Profit: and Draining for Health, by George E. Waring
  • He supported German expansion in Central and Eastern Europe and was involved with the planning of ethnic cleansing by the Third Reich during the Second World War.
  • Indian removal was a 19th-century policy of ethnic cleansing by the government of the United States to move Native American tribes living east of the Mississippi River to lands west of the river.
  • It was the site of intense fighting during the Libyan Civil War before its capture and ethnic cleansing by anti-Gaddafi forces in August 2011.
  • Once again, this was only settled after Turkey threatened to invade on the basis that they would be protecting the Turkish population from possible ethnic cleansing by Greek Cypriot forces.
  • The Ottomans managed to keep the Edirne region, where the whole Thracian Bulgarian population was put to total ethnic cleansing by the Ottoman Empire.
  • Though this was the first case of ethnic cleansing by the Soviet Union, large-scale resettlement was delayed until 1937 out of the fear that Japan might consider it casus belli.
  • When the other, and junior, capital was receiving its cleansing by fire in 1666, Winchester was being more than decimated by the plague, which was as direful here as anywhere else. Cited from Wanderings in Wessex, by Edric Holmes
  • Furthermore, the small Mandaean and Yazidi communities are at the risk of elimination due to ethnic cleansing by Islamic militants.
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