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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
85 words

The symbol employed in textual criticism for a MS of the New Testament in Greek written on parchment in Egypt

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The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017

The first vowel and letter in the Sanskrit alphabet. The phoneme “a” is thought to be the source of all

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
53 words

Symbol of emptiness (śūnyatā) and of the undifferentiated source of appearance in Zen Buddhism. In Japanese esoteric

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
28 words

(Gk., alpha).

First letter of the Greek alphabet, combined with the last, Ω (omega), to refer to God as the

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
13 words

Letter of negation in several languages, as in, e.g., atheism, adharma.

Aa Gym

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009

Abdullah Gymnastiar (b.1962) is an Indonesianpreacher popularly known as Aa (elder brother) Gym. Despite minimal orthodox

Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, The Royal

Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, The Royal   Reference library

Joseph A. Kéchichian

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Politics
Length:
769 words

The Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought is an independent non-governmental institute headquartered in Amman, Jordan, whose ultimate purpose

AARON

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Religion
Length:
453 words

(Heb. Aharon), first high priest; greatgrandson of levi; elder brother of moses and his spokesman before pharaoh. While

Aaron

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The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
235 words

was the elder brother of Moses. After the liberation of the Jews from their bondage in Egypt (Exod. 1:

Aaron

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
275 words

Brother of *Moses and *Miriam, of the tribe of Levi. Over the centuries Aaron's status in Israel's

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