What is redeeming?

  • (adj): Compensating for some fault or defect.
    Example: "The redeeming feature of the plan is its simplicity"; "his saving grace was his sense of humor"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on redeeming:

Judaism And Slavery - Redeeming Jewish Slaves
... In the Middle Ages, redeeming Jewish slaves gained importance and - up until the 19th century - Jewish congregations around the Mediterranean Sea formed societies dedicated to that ... and Portuguese congregations set up a special organization for redeeming Jewish captives taken by Christians from Turkish ships, Jewish merchants paid a special tax ...
Life Changing Seminars - Birth of Redeeming The Time Radio
... calling him to expand the work of Life Changing Seminars into a daily radio program called, "Redeeming the Time." As a step forward, Rick presented the seminars at regional conferences of the ... community, Life Changing Seminars launched the new radio program, Redeeming the Time hoping to gradually gain a respectable number of radio stations playing the program on a ... Before a year had passed, 500 radio stations had signed up to air the program and by 2005, Redeeming the Time was being syndicated to over 1,000 radio outlets including several major Christian networks ...
N.Y.H.C. (film) - Interviewees
... dasa (108) Jimmy Gestapo (Murphy's Law) Tommy Rat (Rejuvenate) Dean Miller (No Redeeming Social Value) Vinnie Value (No Redeeming Social Value) Kent Miller (No Redeeming Social Value) Mike ...
Pidyon Shvuyim - Source
... Maimonides writes “The redeeming of captives takes precedence over supporting the poor or clothing them ... There is no greater mitzvah than redeeming captives for the problems of the captive include being hungry, thirsty, unclothed, and they are in danger of their lives too ... to death” (Proverbs 2411) and there is no mitzvah greater than the redeeming of captives.” (Maimonides, Mishneh Torah, Hilchot Matanot Aniyim 810-11) The Shulchan Aruch adds “E ...
Redeeming Love
... Redeeming Love, by Francine Rivers is a historical romance novel set in the 1850s Gold Rush in California ... Its central theme is the redeeming love of God towards sinners ...

More definitions of "redeeming":

  • (adj): Bringing about salvation or redemption from sin.
    Synonyms: redemptive, saving

Famous quotes containing the word redeeming:

    The purifying, healing influence of literature, the dissipating of passions by knowledge and the written word, literature as the path to understanding, forgiveness and love, the redeeming might of the word, the literary spirit as the noblest manifestation of the spirit of man, the writer as perfected type, as saint.
    Thomas Mann (1875–1955)

    Now you rise,
    a city from the sea,
    born long before Alexandria was,
    straightway from God you have come
    into your redeeming skin.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    The trouble is that no devastating or redeeming fires have ever burnt in my life.... My life began by flickering out.
    Ivan Goncharov (1812–1891)