Definition of Divine guidance
1. Noun. (theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings. "They believe that the books of Scripture were written under divine guidance"
Generic synonyms: Cognitive Factor
Category relationships: Divinity, Theology
Derivative terms: Inspirational
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Literary usage of Divine guidance
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1. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1893)
"... hymn ' Veni Creator Spiritus,' declared that, Philip, son of Charles V, the king of Uen- under divine guidance, she pledged her faith mark, ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Edward Aloysius Pace (1922)
"The Messenger, V of 5th series, XLII of whole series (1904). to divine guidance in her life-work will suffice to Science, ibid., ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The collection may have taken place in the 1st century BC, and the belief that these books were written under special divine guidance was more and more ..."
4. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Proverbs by Crawford Howell Toy (1899)
"... later period considerable freedom was doubtless accorded the man, and a happy choice on his part is here represented as due to special divine guidance. ..."
5. Theology as an Empirical Science by Douglas Clyde Macintosh (1919)
"We shall deal here with the theological laws of two intellectual, or largely intellectual experiences, viz., "divine guidance" and "assurance," or "the ..."