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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Europe: 20th- and 21st-century Painting, Sculpture, Stained Glass

Europe: 20th- and 21st-century Painting, Sculpture, Stained Glass   Reference library

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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
4,531 words

...nationalism that characterized much of early 20th-century Irish art, especially after independence and throughout the mid-century. This nationalism was more generally expressed through a kind of Celtic revivalism and a neo-Hiberno-Romanesque style that typified the work of Irish artists in the substantial number of large churches and religious buildings commissioned on into the 1950s, best seen in the figurative work of stone-carvers such as Albert Power and Seamus Murphy. Throughout the latter half of the 20th century, a generation of Irish painters such as...

Book of the Covenant

Book of the Covenant   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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

...of the Covenant . The laws found in Exodus 20. 22–23....

Perizzites

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...A group of inhabitants of * Canaan (Gen. 15: 20) who were defeated by * Joshua (Josh. 11: 3, 23), as forecast by Moses (Deut. 20:...

Zebedee

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...The father and partner of * James and * John (Mark 1: 19–20) and a fisherman who employed staff (Mark 1: 20). His wife left home and followed Jesus (Matt. 27: 56), at least at the end of his...

beryl

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...The green precious stone which was one of twelve on the high priest's * breast-piece (Exod. 28: 20), and in Rev. 21: 20 the mineral beryl forms the eighth of the foundation stones of the wall of the New...

Ḥukkat ha-goi

Ḥukkat ha-goi   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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

...ha-goi (Heb., ‘custom of the gentiles ’). Idolatrous or heathen customs forbidden to Jews (Leviticus 20....

Posek

Posek   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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

.... A Jewish scholar who is concerned with practical halakhah . For an example of a much revered 20th-cent. posek, see FEINSTEIN, MOSHEH...

Raphael

Raphael   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
25 words

...(Heb., ‘God is healing’). An angel recognized in Judaism and Christianity. Raphael appears in the Apocrypha ( Tobit 12. 15 and 1 Enoch 20....

slander

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...Defamation of other people by lying speech; forbidden in OT (Lev. 19: 16) and in the Church (2 Cor. 12: 20...

Trogyllium

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...A peninsula on the west coast of Asia Minor, between * Samos and * Miletus (Acts 20: 15, AV, NJB, NRSV...

Uriel

Uriel   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 rev. ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion
Length:
26 words

...Uriel . Acc. to Jewish apocryphal writings, one of the four chief archangels . In 1 Enoch 20 he is said to have charge of...

second death

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...death In a * vision of the day of * judgement all the dead will rise (Rev. 20: 12) and the wicked will be thrown into the lake of fire (Rev. 20: 14) to suffer their second death. Jesus gave a warning that God has the power to destroy both soul and body in * hell (Matt. 10:...

Trophimus

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...One of Paul's companions from * Ephesus who travelled with him to Jerusalem (Acts 20: 4–5) and who was suspected by Jews of taking him, a * Gentile , into the Temple (Acts 21: 29). A Trophimus is also mentioned at a later stage as being ill in * Miletus (2 Tim. 4: 20...

Gihon

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...One of the four rivers in * Eden (Gen. 2: 13). 2. A spring in Jerusalem which supplied water to the city; the scene of the anointing of * Solomon (1 Kgs. 1: 33). Hezekiah in 701 bce had a tunnel constructed to convey water from the spring to the pool of * Siloam (2 Kgs. 20: 20; 2 Chron. 32:...

ambassadors

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...‘Servants’ (AV, NRSV), ‘envoys’ (REB), ‘an embassy’ (NJB) sent on a goodwill visit to another country (1 Kgs. 5: 1) or to make a formal protest (Judg. 11: 12). Paul describes himself as an ambassador for Christ (2 Cor. 5: 20; Eph. 6: 20), travelling abroad as his...

Florenz, Karl A.

Florenz, Karl A. (1865–1939)   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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

...Karl A. ( 1865–1939 ). German scholar in the early 20th cent. who translated the ancient Shinto texts into German and wrote extensively on Shinto and Japanese religion and...

apodictic law

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...law Divine law in the OT expressing absolute prohibitions or injunctions, as in the * Ten Commandments (‘You shall not make an idol’, Exod. 20:...

Mysia

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...Part of N. Asia Minor on the Aegean Sea; Paul passed through two of its cities ( * Troas , Acts 16: 8, and * Assos , Acts 20:...

Seir

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...The * Edomites ' territory, SE of * Canaan , and mostly mountainous. The Israelites were refused passage through the area as they journeyed towards the plains of Moab (Num. 20:...

Hymenaeus

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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

...Denounced in the Pastoral Epistles (1 Tim. 1: 20; 2 Tim. 2: 17) for the * Gnostic heresy of denying that there will be a future * resurrection...

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