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Aaron

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The figure of Aaron, his ancestry, and his rise to priestly prominence is treated rather tersely in the Bible. Though

Abraham

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(Heb., Avraham

Heb., Avram)

is the name of the progenitor of the Hebrew people. At first he is called

Absalom, House of

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The only reference to the phrase house of Absalom in the Dead Sea Scrolls appears in Pesher Habakkuk (1QpHab v.9),

Acontius, Jacobus

Acontius, Jacobus (1520–1567)   Reference library

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(also Jacob; Ital, Giacomo Aconcio; c.1520–1567), one of the most influential proponents of the idea of toleration

Acquaviva, Claudio

Acquaviva, Claudio (1543–1615)   Reference library

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(Lat., Aquaviva; 1543–1615), fifth general of the Society of Jesus, 1581–1615.

A younger son of the Neapolitan duke

Acronius, Ruardus

Acronius, Ruardus (1611)   Reference library

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(d. 1611), prominent theologian in the Netherlands and defender of the Reformed faith.

Before joining ranks with the Reformation

Acts of a Greek King

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The scroll fragment Acts of a Greek King (4Q248), previously also Pseudohistory, is now called Historical Text. It is approximately

Acts of Supremacy

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By giving control of the English church to the monarch, the Act of Supremacy of 1534 (26 Henry VIII,

Acts of the Apostles

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is the second volume of a two-volume work, Luke-Acts, which relates the story of the early church in ways

Acts of Uniformity

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These acts represent the successive efforts of Edward VI and Elizabeth I to impose a standardized form of Protestant worship

Adam

Adam   Reference library

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In the literature and religion of the Hebrew scriptures, Adam plays almost no role. The story of his transgression and

Adiaphora

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A concept derived from the Stoics, adiaphora denotes conditions in life that are neither virtues nor vices and thus tend

Admonition Controversy

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A catchall term for the first large-scale debate about the government of the church in post-Reformation England, the Admonition Controversy

Adrian VI

Adrian VI (1454–1523)   Reference library

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(born Adriaan Floriszoon Dedel; 1454–1523), Louvain theologian, administrator in Spain, and pope (1522–1523).

Born in Utrecht,

Aemilius Scaurus, Marcus

Aemilius Scaurus, Marcus   Reference library

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first-century bce Roman aristocrat; Pompey's quaestor during the annexation of Syria and conquest of Judea, also Pompey's brother-in-law and husband

Aeneid

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A fragment with a line from the Aeneid, the sonorous Roman epic and “principal secular book of the Western

Aepinus, Johannes

Aepinus, Johannes (1499–1553)   Reference library

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(Ger., Hoeck; 1499–1553), north German Lutheran educator, preacher, and controversial theologian.

Aepinus was born in the Saxon town of

Ages of Creation

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The title Ages of Creation was given by the first editor, John M. Allegro, to several Hebrew fragments. [

Agricola, Georgius

Agricola, Georgius (1494–1555)   Reference library

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(Ger., Georg Bauer; 1494–1555), German humanist and scientist.

Born in Saxony, he entered the University of Leipzig in 1514

Agricola, Johann

Agricola, Johann (1492?–1566)   Reference library

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(Ger., Schneider; 1492?–1566), influential German reformer in Wittenberg, Eisleben, and Berlin; Luther's adversary in the antinomian controversy; called Magister

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