Sentence Examples with the word rekindle

Bengel's hope that the Gnomon would help to rekindle a fresh interest in the study of the New Testament was fully realized.

But it is long before the death of any institution is recognized; and it was inevitable that men should busy themselves in trying to rekindle the dead embers into new life.

In the fourth Lateran council of 1215 Innocent found his opportunity to rekindle the flickering fires.

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Neri saw that the pope's attitude was more than likely to drive Henry to a relapse, and probably to rekindle the civil war in France, and directed Baronius, then the pope's confessor, to refuse him absolution, and to resign his office of confessor, unless he would withdraw the anathema.