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(1907), a “comedy of to‐day” by Augustin Daly. [Daly's Theatre, 49 perf.] Portrait of a Lady, picture #728 at the annual Academy exhibition, so lovingly depicts a beautiful woman ...

Abiathar

Abiathar  

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A priest in the army of King David (2 Sam. 20: 25), who later supported Adonijah's unsuccessful bid for the throne against Solomon. The king (Solomon) banished Abiathar to his estate at Anathoth (1 ...
abyss

abyss  

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The depths of the sea. Because the Hebrews disliked the sea (cf. Rev. 21: 1), deep waters were regarded as the abode of demons. It was the appropriate destiny for the Gadarene swine when the demons ...
Ramoth-Gilead

Ramoth-Gilead  

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A town east of the Jordan designated as a place of refuge (Josh. 20: 8) and given to the Levites (Josh. 21: 38). It was frequently contested between Israel and Syria and changed hands several times; ...
Tashlikh

Tashlikh  

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The ceremony in which sins are symbolically cast into water, after the verse: ‘Thou wilt cast [ve-tashlikh] their sins into the depths of the sea’ (Micah 7: 19). Tashlikh is observed on the first day ...
ministry

ministry  

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In the OT there was a ministry of priests and Levites in the Temple, and in NT times synagogues had an official ministry (Luke 4: 20; Acts 18: 8). Paul gives a list of ministries operating in the ...
Philips in the NT

Philips in the NT  

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St philip the apostle.According to Jn. (6: 7) at the feeding of the 5,000 he observed that 200 pennyworth of bread would not provide even a scanty meal; when some Greeks wished to see Jesus, they ...
leaven

leaven  

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Yeast, added to dough. In the Bible leaven had two incompatible significances: as fermented dough left over unbaked from a previous batch it was added to cause further fermentation. It could ...
Adalbert of Magdeburg

Adalbert of Magdeburg  

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(d. 981),archbishop. Details of his early life are unknown, but he became a monk at St Maximin of Trier. The emperor Otto the Great and his English wife Edith founded a monastery at Magdeburg to ...
Johann Jakob Griesbach

Johann Jakob Griesbach  

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(1745–1812), NT scholar. From 1775 he was professor of the New Testament at Jena. In 1775–7 he published an edition of the Greek NT in which, for the first time in Germany, the ‘Textus Receptus’ was ...
St Anicetus

St Anicetus  

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(c. 155–c. 166)Tenth in the earliest succession lists of bishops of Rome, he was reckoned the eleventh pope by the later convention which counted St Peter as the first. LP reports that he was a ...
real estate

real estate  

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Under the Administration of Estates Act 1925, all interests in land held by the deceased at death excluding interests in money charged on land.
Paschal III

Paschal III  

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(antipope 22 Apr. 1164–20Sept. 1168)On the death of Victor IV, the first antipope set up against Alexander III by the pro-imperial party, at Lucca on 20 Apr. 1164, Rainald of Dassel, Emperor ...
Áed

Áed  

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1 Son of Ainmire in the Cycle of Kings and father of Domnall (1).2 The son of Eochaid Lethderg, prince of Leinster, who was carried off to a brugh, or palace of fairyland, by two women of the sídh ...
Edfrith

Edfrith  

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(d. 721),monk and bishop of Lindisfarne. Little is known of Edfrith before he became bishop in 698, except that he studied in Ireland, and was a well-trained scribe, artist, and calligrapher, for it ...
Justin De Jacobis

Justin De Jacobis  

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(1800–60),missionary bishop in Ethiopia. Born at San Fele (Basilicata) of a large family which soon emigrated to Naples, he joined the congregation of the Mission in 1818. Ordained in 1824, he ...
Pāśupata

Pāśupata  

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An extinct, ascetic renouncer movement, considered to be the earliest Śaiva tradition for which evidence survives (in the Śāntiparvan of the Mahābhārata). Its only surviving text, the Pāśupata Sūtra, ...
Second Coming

Second Coming  

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The parousia. In the gospels Jesus is said to predict a day when the Son of Man will come. But it will be only after sufferings and conflicts (Mark 13: 30). Then it will be the time of judgement ...
Malchus

Malchus  

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(d. c.390),monk. Born at Nisibis (Nysaybia) in Mesopotamia, he was the only son of wealthy parents who wished him to marry, but he ran away to join some Syrian hermits in the desert near Khalkis. ...
salvation

salvation  

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Initially, God's intention to rescue from danger; later his promise to establish his Kingdom. God's gift to his covenant people of help when they confront an enemy (1 Sam. 7: 8 etc.) or, later, God's ...
Colman

Colman  

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There are about 300 saints of this name mentioned in Irish martyrologies: for the purposes of this work it seems sufficient to mention four, those of Cloyne, Dromore, Kilmacduagh, and Lindisfarne.(1) ...

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