What is another word for sainthood?

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[ sˈe͡ɪnthʊd], [ sˈe‍ɪnthʊd], [ s_ˈeɪ_n_t_h_ʊ_d]

Sainthood is a term used to describe the state of being a saint, which is highly revered in religious and spiritual practices. However, there are several other terms that can be used to describe this state, including beatification, canonization, sanctification, and divinization. Beatification is the process of being elevated to a higher state of holiness, while canonization is the official recognition of someone being a saint. Sanctification refers to the process of becoming holy or being made pure in the eyes of God. Divinization is a concept in some religions that refers to becoming divine or godlike. All of these terms describe a state of elevated holiness and spiritual connection.

How to use "Sainthood" in context?

Saint exists when a person is revered as a model of goodness and purity of heart. They may have performed miracles or been martyred for their beliefs. In Western Christianity, a Saint is often referred to as a "Sainted One." In the Eastern Orthodox Church, a Saint is someone who has been chosen and glorified by God for their good deeds and has been given sanctification. They may also have been a prophet or Teacher.

The term "sainthood" is usually applied to people who have led exemplary lives. Some believe that the need for a model of good behaviour and a inspirational figure is fundamental to human beings.

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