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[Latin, “act of breathing on”] A divine impartation of knowledge or power; the miraculous communication of supernatural knowledge; the imparting of an overmastering impulse, poetic or otherwise; inspiration.
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[Latin, “act of breathing on,” from ''afflatus'', past participle of ''afflare'', “to blow on”] A divine impartation of knowledge or power; the miraculous communication of supernatural knowledge; the imparting of an overmastering impulse, poetic or otherwise; inspiration.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:28, 4 August 2020

[Latin, “act of breathing on,” from afflatus, past participle of afflare, “to blow on”] A divine impartation of knowledge or power; the miraculous communication of supernatural knowledge; the imparting of an overmastering impulse, poetic or otherwise; inspiration.

See also

Holy Spirit

Sources

Pearls of Wisdom, vol. 31, no. 67.