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The Freethinking Christians' Quarterly Register

By: Freethinking Christians

...terature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE FREETHINKING CHRISTIANS' QUARTERLY REGISTER, VOL. I Author: Language: English Subjec... ...... ... iNi~ction, witk tneM: amuse~ent~ or ~blch,. ~ at bell, proptse to pomote ~ ChriStianity,. "y a' speciei of piOUI, 8JM.1l.~. apd religioul idfttc.tio... ...e fourth, an extract from a prime letter on the lOlmation and diJcipline of religious character. The above, with variou. other artieles OD moral, re... ...IIE . , FREETHINKING CHRISTIANS' QU ARTEltLy,R~GISTER . . ~. • -. ON RELIGIOUS WORSHIP.-ESSAY I. " What is man 1 Where must he And bi8 Maker... ... arises wbether these ideas (common as ~ey ~Y be) on thesubjecto!prarer~ O~ religious wonhip of any klnd, are not wholly fuunded ID Ignoranee and er... ...neighbourhood; but it would be at'onee absurd and presumptuous were all the objects of-tli. :bounty to join in claiming a right to his care, and to ... ...ecent address, that religion and the worldl!! interests of religion are the objects for which he fights. ' . ee The Regency" (says hc) "commands me... ...r! Honoured Master! Beloved of God! How exemplary was thy life-how pure thy objects; how sublime thy doctrines! "1'0 whom skall we ga? '1'HO U " Il...

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Religious alienation

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... Friedrich Hegel Although the roots of alienation lie far back in the Judeo-Christian tradition, the concept of alienation first ga... ... the views of common sense and simplified natural science that the world consisted of discrete objects independent of man's consciousness. Truth, for ... ... among these radical disciples of Hegel, Bruno Bauer, applied the concept of alienation to the religious field.[1] Bauer, who lectured in theology and... ...ield.[1] Bauer, who lectured in theology and made his name as a Gospel critic, considered that religious beliefs, and in particular Christianity, caus... ...ogy and made his name as a Gospel critic, considered that religious beliefs, and in particular Christianity, caused a division in man's consciousness ... ...ians.[2] Ludwig Feuerbach For Feuerbach (The Essence of Christianity (1841)), people alienate their essential b...

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The Freethinking Christians' Quarterly Register

By: Freethinking Christians

...terature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE FREETHINKING CHRISTIANS' QUARTERLY REGISTER, VOL. II Author: Language: English Subje... ...... ...Deism against revealed religion is, its asserted inutility. It is said that Christianity does not ~ake known to mankind any truth that may not be di... ...ta upon this most important subject. ON A' DEATII-BED REPENTA~CE. THAT the religious opinions of mankind were inconsistent, 01' irrational, would b... ...teach religion, has ever yet perbaps in so many ,,'ords Inculeated delay in religious improve­ ment; no preaeher has aetuaUy "said to his hearers, "b... ...an etemity of happiness hereafter. A similar practice is continued and most religiously observed in Qur. own days; not, indeed, with regard to the b... ... the coveD.Q.nt with Abraham, by the calling in of the Gentiles. To. tbe8~ objects, the present parable, and that of the Prodigal So.Di with which ... ... falsa views of glory-either in individuals or nations-are the legitimated objects of correction or exposure-war being. maeed, but an effect and as... ...isla ~nt~" yol. i .. p, 180, . . Here wc see clearly etated, the pulilital objects for whic1a .t1te tribe 'Df' Levi was set apart.. A few reference...

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Religious studies

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...Various Religious symbols Religious studies is the academic field of multi-disciplinary, secular stud... ...ious studies is the academic field of multi-disciplinary, secular study of religious beliefs, behaviors, and institutions. It describes, compares, int... ...stand the nature of transcendent or supernatural forces (such as deities), religious studies tries to study religious behavior and belief from outside... ...nge in meaning, it is important to note the term "religion" is primarily a Christian term. Judaism and Hinduism, for example, do not include this term... ...s, Islamic scholars such as Ibn Hazm (d. 1064 CE) studied Persian, Jewish, Christian, and Indian religions, among others. The first history of religio... ...f the empiricism of the nineteenth century and the growing interest in non-Christian religions and spirituality coupled with convergence of the work o... ... Phenomenologists tend to believe that not only objects in the natural and cultural worlds, but also ideal objects, such as... ...ght to focus upon what might be called "encountering" as it is directed at objects and, correlatively, upon "objects as they are encountered" (this te...

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Children of the Light in India; Biographies of Noted Indian Christians

By: Parker, Rebecca Jane, 1865

... To All Lovers of Jesus in India INTRODUCTION THIS is yet another book of Christian biography from the sympathetic pen of Mrs. Arthur Parker. There i... ... after God is ended when they see Him in the Lord Jesus Christ. Many noble Christian converts in India to-day can bear witness to this fact. These bri... .... DILAWAR KHAN, AFGHAN ROBBER CHIEF 15 H. KRISHNA PILLAI, TAMIL PANDIT AND CHRISTIAN POET 23 HI. PANDITA RAMABAI 33 IV. GOORU CHARAN BOSE 56 V. PROFES... ...lawar Khan pushed his way up to the colonel and immediately entered into a religious discussion. The colonel eventually offered him a copy of a book c... ...the circle amongst whom he moved. His father appears to have been a deeply religious man just, foreseeing and possessing many graces of character. He ... ...s book took its share in turning him to Christ. His friend was fast gaming religious experience, and with a truer conception of Gospel truth he was ab... ...ed mountains, hills adorned with temples and castles and other picturesque objects." That day Vetha- manikam " rejoiced more than if the whole of Trav...

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Religious art

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...d painted intertwined vegetal motifs. Religious art or sacred art is artistic imagery using religious inspiration... ...ative aspects of the path of the spiritual realization within the artist's religious tradition. Contents ... ... Contents 1 Christian art 1.1 History ... ... 7 External links Christian art Christian sacred art is produc... ...t to illustrate, supplement and portray in tangible form the principles of Christianity, though other definitions are possible. Most Christian groups ... ... to some extent, although some have had strong objections to some forms of religious image, and there have been major periods of iconoclasm within Chr... ...mary purpose was to convey religious meaning rather than accurately render objects and people. Realistic perspective, proportions, light and color wer... ...er, signed by the artist. Other Tibetan Buddhist art includes metal ritual objects, such as the vajra and the phurba. Indian Buddh... ...cture but also function as the major decorative element on a vast array of objects of all types.[8] See also ...

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Christian Memoirs; Or, The Nature of Conviction of Sin and Regeneration : Illustrated in Narratives of the Conversion of Eminent Christians

By: Humphrey, Heman, 1779-1861

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: CHRISTIAN MEMOIRS Author: Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literatur... ...... ...ower of Grace, - - 209 CHAPTER VIII. William Grimshaw. — The Minister made a Christian, 227 CHAPTER IX. Thomas Bateman. — The sceptical Physician, - 2... ...s of character, which no similarity of condition, temper, early training, or religious advantages, can ever perfectly blend together. But who does not... ...of edu- eation, of family and extraneous influence, and of earlier and later religious advantages, are found in the church, and all of them help to mo... ... separate volumes ; conden- sinfT and publishing them in the form of tracts, religious annuals and the like. In the present undertaking, a somewhat di... ... his will, if ever his mind be changed, and he pursues heav- enly and divine objects, it must be through the power of the Holy Spirit, hy whom he is c... ...tly aifected the merchants in general. Busi- ness and pleasure were the sole objects of their pursuits ; the mammon of v/ealth or folly was the idol w... ... to lose a relish for spirit- ual things, and the believing view of heavenly objects, bdt a thick veil was likewise drawing over all that the Lord had...

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Religious antisemitism

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... Christian ... ... Religious ... ... Religious antisemitism is a form of antisemitism, which is the prejudice ag... ...y toward, the Jewish people based on hostility to Judaism and to Jews as a religious group.[1] It is sometimes called theological antisemitism, and di... ...or religions and their adherents occur in all three scriptures of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.".[2] According to William Nich... ... and secular thinking makes its appearance, without leaving behind the old Christian hostility towards Jews, the new term antisemitism becomes almost ... ... hands of Muhammad, Muslims traditionally viewed Jews with contempt and as objects of ridicule. Jews were seen as hostile, cunning, and vindictive, bu... ... hands of Muhammad, Muslims traditionally viewed Jews with contempt and as objects of ridicule. Jews were seen as hostile, cunning, and vindictive, bu...

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The Syrian Church in India

By: Rae, G. Milne (George Milne)

...AE, M.A. FELLOW OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS ; LATE PROFESSOR IN THE MADRAS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS EDINBURGH AND LONDON MDCCCXCII... ...CE. The Syrian Church m India, which is sometimes called the Church of the Christians of St Thomas, has hitherto been but little known in the West. Th... ...actical character, to habilitate in this country a knowledge of the Syrian Christians. Buchanan, however, did not write history but only an account of... ... least the coarser forms of persecution. The Syrian churches are prominent objects in the landscape, being so much larger than the houses in the villa... ...es the building of astupa or a vihar by some pious Buddhist, " for his own religious merit and the religious merit of his father and his mother." The ... ...er be remembered that the Parthians, while "lax and changeful in their own religious practice, were naturally tolerant of a variety of creeds among th... ... men on whom history confers the name of Great. But with all this he was a religious zealot ofan almost fanatical type. It must be remembered that the... ...ngregate for prayer ; and much more did he himself try to promote the same objects and to act in every way so that " the seed of Christians might spri... ...thereby to comply with whatsoever shall be determined in the synod." ^ The objects of the synod were comprehensive and thorough. It was convened " for...

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Religious images in Christian theology

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... A cult image or idol is a material object, representing a deity, to which religious worship is directed.[1] It is also controversially and pejorative... ...rsially and pejoratively used by some Protestants to describe the Orthodox Christian practice of worshipping the Christian God through the use of icon... ...ipping the Christian God through the use of icons, a charge which Orthodox Christians reject. In a similarly controversial sense, it is also used by s... ...dolatry is the driving force behind the various traditions of aniconism in Christianity. Idolatry is consistently prohibited in th... ...f snakebites, is God-ordained use of an image. However, as part of a later religious reform Hezekiah destroyed the Serpent, which the Hebrew people ha... ...ament does contain the rudiments of an argument which provides a basis for religious images or icons. Jesus was visible, and orthodox Christian doctri... ... pray using depictions of saints. They also venerate images and liturgical objects by kissing, bowing, and making the sign of the cross. They point to... ...ced in them. . . that the honour which is given to them is referred to the objects (prototypa) which they represent, so that through the images which ... ...iving cross, and also to the holy books of the gospels and to other sacred objects" (Definition of the Second Council of Nicaea). P...

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Christian Consistency : Or the Connexion between Experimental and Practical Religion. Designed for Young Christians

By: Mannering, Edward

... Literature Collection World Public Library.org CONSISTENCY Title: CHRISTIAN CONSISTENCY Author: E. MANNERING Language: English Subject: Fict... ...... ...NCY; THE CONNEXION EXPERIMENTAL AND PRACTICAL RELIGION. DESIGNED FOR YOUNG CHRISTIANS. BY THE REV. E. MANNERING, OF HOLYWELL MOUNT CHAPEL. "He that sa... ... learn. Nothing, then, can be of greater importance, than the formation of religious character. As the health and morals of many a child have been rui... ...their holy tendency, are en- joined upon our attention. The true spring of religious activity is that which impels the soul in her course of believing... ...ish, are the only motives he has to do with, and the only motives by which religious duty can be effectually enforced. Genuine faith in the doctrines ... ... are to secure to us those blessings for which we pray and labour; and the objects to which he applies his word are those for which we profess to use ... ...r may bethe folly ofthe aged,and the imprudence ofthe young,theypursue the objects oftheir de- sires with regularity and perseverance; using the fitte... ... is for your good, that God has not promised; and that you are as much the objects of his gracious care, as if you were the only creatures that occupi...

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Religious discrimination against Neopagans

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... Religious discrimination ... ...ious discrimination Religious persecution ... ... Religious persecution ... ... Buddhism Christianity ... ... anti-Christian sentiment ... ... in Iraq in 2006 after changing his religious affiliation from Pentecostal Christianity to Wicca and applying to become the first Wiccan military chap... ...the Virginia Department of Corrections, in federal court, to get access to objects he claimed were necessary for his Wiccan religious practice. The di... ...r group worship was brought before the Supreme Court.[16] Among the denied objects was instructions for runic writing requested by an Ásatrúarmaður, w... ...the Virginia Department of Corrections, in federal court, to get access to objects he claimed were necessary for his Wiccan religious practice. The di...

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Heavenward Bound : Words of Help for Young Christians

By: Wadsworth, Olive A., 1835-1886

...... ...nsylvania. WESTCOTT & THOMSON, Stereotypers, Philada.. LIBBABJLSb \15. tc Christian saw a brave picture hang up against the wall, and this was the fa... ...OWTH IN THE SOUL 25 CHAPTER III. THE STANDARD OF ATTAINMENT 41 CHAPTER IV. CHRISTIAN LIFE SPIRITUAL AND PRACTICAL 61 CHAPTER V. SPIRITUAL LIFE: PRAYER... ...olitical or social condition to another ; but where we apply the word to a religious process, we need a further and more definite explanation. What is... ...and Bible-read- ing, the stated services of the church to which we belong, religious conversation, meditation upon holy things, and the culti- 32 Hea... ...nd defective or totally lacking in others ; yet we often see persons whose religious character has suffered such a twist, such an ungainly curvature, ... ... beyond, for ever. As our eyes take in unconsciously the sight of familiar objects, and our ears the hearing of well-known sounds, so our hearts are r...

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Religious views of Sigmund Freud

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...Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) deals with the origins and nature of religious belief in several of his books and essays. Freud regards God as a... ... Contents 1 Freud's religious background 2 Obsessive Actions and... ...eligious background 2 Obsessive Actions and Religious Practices 3 Totem and Taboo ... ...o promulgate rules against incest within groups named for totem animal and objects, and to create taboos regarding actions, people and things. He note... ...religion throws a particularly clear light upon the psychological basis of Christianity, in which, it may be added, the ceremony of the totem-feast st... ...iot's criticisms of psychoanalysis. Bloom suggests that psychoanalysis and Christianity are both interpretations of the world and of human nature, and... ...analytic theory. In his view nothing is accomplished with regard to either Christianity or psychoanalysis by listing their illusions and delusions.[17... ...o promulgate rules against incest within groups named for totem animal and objects, and to create taboos regarding actions, people and things. He note...

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The Religious Education Association : Proceedings of the First Annual Convention, Chicago, February 10-12, 1903

By: Religious Education Association

.../I V \^^ ^ssn^^^ft^ * JUN171905 *, A,^ -^ ^OGm st)ii# ^* BV 1463 .R44 1903 Religious Education Association. The Religious Education Association , ^^^ ... ...cation Association , ^^^ PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST CONVENTION OF THE 4 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION CHICAGO, 1903 THE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION AS... ...e Office of the Association 153-155 LA SALLE street 1903 Copyright by The Religious Education Association June, 1903 CONTENTS ADDRESSES AND DISCUSSI... ...- - 124 Mr. John W. Carr - - - - 138 Addresses—Religious Education through Christian Associations and Young People's Societies 148-163 Rev. William G.... ...GAN, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN Gentlemen of the committee of arrangements, andmy Christian friends from near and from far, I desire to express my sense of t... ...numerous, just because we have come from so many different branches of the Christian church and from so many different parts of the country, we must n... ...ry, with the best possible lesson-helps and with the latest appliances and objects for illustrating and making interesting the les- sons. More, the ch... ...ifferent stages in the same process. What was at first applied to external objects only has been transferred to the world of thought. Ideas are seen t... ...ligious or otherwise. Professor James says : " So long as we deal with the objects of sense, we are dealing with the symbols of reality ; when we come...

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Religious views of Thomas Jefferson

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...The religious views of Thomas Jefferson diverged widely from the orthodox Christianity of his era. Throughout his life Jefferson was intensely intere... ...s era. Throughout his life Jefferson was intensely interested in theology, religious studies, and morality.[1] Jefferson was most closely connected wi... ...orality.[1] Jefferson was most closely connected with Unitarianism and the religious philosophy of Christian deism;[2] he was sympathetic to and in ge... ...s most closely connected with Unitarianism and the religious philosophy of Christian deism;[2] he was sympathetic to and in general agreement with the... ... he was sympathetic to and in general agreement with the moral precepts of Christianity. He considered the religion of Christianity as having "the mos... ...o argued that he was unfit to hold office because he did not have orthodox religious beliefs. Jefferson used certain passages of t... ...n of Christian churches, gave money to Bible societies and other religious objects, and was a liberal and regular contributor to the support of the cl... ...n of Christian churches, gave money to Bible societies and other religious objects, and was a liberal and regular contributor to the support of the cl...

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The Aims of Religious Education : The Proceedings of the Third Annual Convention of the Religious Education Association, Boston, February 12-16, 1905

By: Religious Education Association

...ure Collection World Public Library.org EDUCATION Title: THE AIMS OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Author: Author Language: English Subject: Fiction,... ...... ...;jicf= MAY 23 1911 A THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRD ANNUAL CONVENTION y OF THE Religious Education Association BOSTON FEBRUARY 12-16, 1905 % C5ICAL Sl^^... ...edness of Citizenship ---------56 President William J. Tucker The Mission of Christianity to the World -------60 President Charles Cuthbert Hall V vi... ...ll In the Sunday School -..-____. .71 Dr. Everett D. Burr In the Young Men's Christian Associations ------ 76 Professor George Albert Coe In the Publi... ...ay School Teachers - - - - - - - - - -289 Professor William G. Ballantine X. CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATIONS Annual Survey of the Progress of Religious Educati... ...as in the industrial realm, and, absorbed in the investigation of individual objects, events, or movements, is quite wiUing to leave to the future tho... ...oblems must not be allowed to erect insuper- able barriers between men whose objects and aspirations are identical. 3. A third characteristic of the p... ... and pulpits, is a fact of far-reaching importance. 2. The discussion of the objects and methods of the Sunday school has been incessant during the la...

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Christian worship

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...This category is for categories and articles pertaining to all forms of Christian liturgy, Christian rites, and Christian services, including worsh... ... Christian liturgical texts ... ... Christian liturgies ... ... Christian religious objects ... ... Christian religious objects ... ... Christian religious occupations ... ... Christian religious objects ... ... Christian religious objects ...

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The Christians of Turkey : Their Condition under Mussulman Rule

By: Denton, William, 1815-1888

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE CHRISTIANS OF TURKEY Author: W. DENTON Language: English Subject: Ficti... ...... ... PRINTERS. 513855 INTRODUCTION. THIRTEEN years ago, under the title of 'The Christians in Turkey,' I published a pamphlet, the greater part of which ... ...tement, and I have obtained permission of Dr Manning, the secre- tary of the Religious Tract Society, the writer of the following letter, to print thi... ...ssia, are in all countries unfortunately tobe seen and deplored ; and whilst religious toleration, to a far greater extent than is even now practised ... ...ts, has been traditionally characteristic of Turkish domination, a system of religious equality, though by no means easy to establish at first when th... ...g landlord, or even a repairing landlord. When he has money, he spends it on objects of immediate gratification. His most permanent in- . * Senior, p....

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Christian atheism

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... Christian Hind... ...l Religious ... ... Part of a series on Christianity ... ... Jesus in Christianity V... ... Thomas Ogletree, Frederick Marquand Professor of Ethics and Religious Studies at Yale Divinity School, lists these four common beliefs:... ...certain traditions as a basis of their cultural identity, rather than as a religious identity. The vast majority of the Catholic population in the Net... ... In his book Mere Christianity, the apologist C. S. Lewis objects to the Christian Atheist's claim that Jesus was merely a moral teac... ... In his book Mere Christianity, the apologist C. S. Lewis objects to the Christian Atheist's claim that Jesus was merely a moral teac...

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Circular Regarding Collections of Religious Objects

By: University of Chicago. Museum; Starr, Frederick, 1858-1933; University of Chicago

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org COLLECTIONS OF RELIGIOUS OBJECTS Title: CIRCULAR REGARDING COLLECTIONS OF RELIGIOUS O... ...Literature Collection World Public Library.org COLLECTIONS OF RELIGIOUS OBJECTS Title: CIRCULAR REGARDING COLLECTIONS OF RELIGIOUS OBJECTS Aut... ...... ...... ...ars resident in Japan, gathered, while there, an important col- lection of objects illustrating Shinto-worship and Japanese Bud- dhism. This collectio... ...thatched roof : Satow has shown that the Shinto temple really preserves in religious use the ancient type of house of the primitive Japanese. Size abo... ...ative Religions. Are there not many who will do this? Nowhere before has a Christian University undertaken such an enterprise, broadly, as this gather...

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Christian symbolism

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... Part of a series on Christianity ... ... Jesus in Christianity V... ...Fathers Early Christianity C... ...including archetypes, acts, artwork or events, by Christianity. It invests objects or actions with an inner meaning expressing Christian ideas. ... ...sed it, as well as a poor and persecuted community could, to express their religious ideas.[28] From the second half of the 1st ce... ... Though significant in the history of religious doctrine, the Byzantine controversy over images is not seen as of... ...istian art Peace symbols Religious symbolism Saint symbology ... ...us Felix speaks of the cross of Jesus in its familiar form, likening it to objects with a crossbeam or to a man with arms outstretched in prayer (Octa... ...shEncyclopedia.com - CROSS: ^ see: "Granite Objects in Kerala Churches", in Glimpses of Nazraney Heritage, George Menac...

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Youth Organized for Religious Education

By: Maus, Cynthia Pearl, 1878-1970; Interational Council of Religious Education

...L MAUS Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Title: YOUTH ORGANIZED FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Aut... ...... ...outh and the Church Teaching the Youth of the Church YOUTH; 0RQAMIZED FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATION % / CYNTHIA PEARL l^AUS A Manual on the Organization an... ...es in the depart- ment of Religious and Missionary Education of the United Christian Missionary Society, and to a host of young people 's workers the ... ...tive) deal- ing with child study, principles of teaching, Bible study, the Christian religion, and the organization and administration of religious ed... ...ople look upon the Church school as the only means and method of growth in Christian living. We have long ago come to understand that life functions a... ...aracteristic of the lowest as well as the highest forms of human life. The objects of worship differ, but the inborn urge is the same. We of the Chris...

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Christian culture

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...Part of a series on Christianity ... ... Jesus in Christianity V... ...Fathers Early Christianity C... ...mbodying a less secular meaning, can be compatible with the idea of both a religious and a temporal body: Corpus Christianum. The Corpus Christianum c... ...he Free World, the state atheism of the Communist Bloc is in contrast with religious freedom and powerful religious institutions in North America and ... ...e Byzantine identity. Before the East–West Schism which divided the Church religiously, there had been the notion of a universal Christendom that incl... ...commonest image of Christ. Christian symbolism invests objects or actions with an inner meaning expressing Christian ideas. Christ... ...tifying individual figures of saints by a standard appearance and symbolic objects held by them; in the East they were more likely to identified by te... ...commonest image of Christ. Christian symbolism invests objects or actions with an inner meaning expressing Christian ideas. Christ...

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Hints and Thoughts for Christians

By: Todd, John, 1800-1873; American Tract Society

...^^•^v^W^frf*' BV 4501 .T6 1867 Todd, John, 1800-1873. Hints and thoughts for Christians niNTS AND THOUGHTS CHRISTIANS. BY llEV. JOHN TODD, D.... ... Folks at Homo - 158 XXm. Philarguria 161 4 CONTENTS. XXIV. Tobacco-Eaising Christians 183 XXV. A Queer Old Lady - 191 XXVI. Anonymous Letters - - --... ...XXXn. "Why Thomas was not at the Prayer-meeting- 21? HINTS AND THOUGHTS FOR CHRISTIANS I. Turning the jSpy-Glass. Did you ever look through a spy-gla... ...uld be necessary to carry him round the world. And yet Uncle Jerry was not a religious man. He lived and died, so far as we know, without any religiou... ...ny times during his life—he was at none of the meetings. He heard only of a "religious stir," but it never stirred him. Now we know that activity of m... ...ke the great stone wheel of his cider-mill, in the same groove. 2. He had no religious reading. The dif- ference between the mind that reads and is fe... ... that score has been lest he should actually give more than he ought, and to objects not always the most pressing. And when I speak of his amiable lif...

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Christian Petersen

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... a daughter Mary Charlotte in 1936.[2] Chronology 1885 Christian Petersen born at Dybbol in Schleswig region of Denmark ... ...ompany in Attleboro, Massachusetts, which specialized in jewelry and metal objects. Met lifelong friend, George Nerney, who encouraged his ambitions a... ...n resumed full-time sculpting and moved his studio to Belvedere, Illinois. Christian and Charlotte Petersen spend much of the year in Des Moines worki... ... 1933 Petersen’s first known Midwestern solo exhibition, “Sculptures by Christian Petersen,” at Younkers Tea Room Gallery in Des Moines, July 17 - ... ... Late 1940s and early 1950s–Petersen created a number of religious works of art, many of which were commissioned by churches and sch... ...ompany in Attleboro, Massachusetts, which specialized in jewelry and metal objects. Met lifelong friend, George Nerney, who encouraged his ambitions a... ... Late 1940s and early 1950s–Petersen created a number of religious works of art, many of which were commissioned by churches and sch...

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A Digest of the Rules and Regulations of the People Denominated Bible Christians : Comprising an Explanation of the Duties of Official Characters, A Description of the Constitution and Jurisdiction of the Various Official Meetings : Together with a Compendium of Doctrine, Order of Administration of the Sacraments, Formularies, Rules of Order, Order of Business : As Used by the Denomination

By: Bible Christian Church (Canada)

...y A DIGEST OF THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE PEOPLE DENOMINATED BIBLE CHRISTIANS, COMPEISING AN EXPLANATION OF THE DUTIES OF OFFICIAL CHARACTER... ...UNTER, ROSE AND CO., PRINTERS AND BINDERS, TORONTO. INTRODUCTION. The Bible Christian Denomination originated in the provi dence of God, Oct. 29, 181... ...nnection with the labors of William O Bryan, a Methodist Local Preacher. The religious community for whose guidance and government the following Diges... ..., under an affili ated Conference, in Canada. The adoption of the name Bible Christian arose, partly, be cause in our early days we were so called by ... ...e weekly such meeting should not extend beyond one hour ; enquire into their religious experiences, and briefly en courage them to forget " the t... ...le, because many are perishing for lack of knowledge, who attend no place of religious worship. The duties of a Pastor are : 1. To appoint the times a... ...receive them. When there is a surplus, the Quarterly Meeting decides to what objects, strictly Connexional, it shall be applied, such as the relief of... ...ng of the Connexional Committee, if practicable. 5. THE BENEFICENT FUND. The objects of this Fund are : To increase the Annuities to Superannuated Pre... ...on ; and to make some provision for orphans, when necessary. To secure these objects, an annual public collection is ap pointed to be taken up in all ...

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Christian Abolitionism

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...ists opposed slavery for purely philosophical reasons, anti-slavery movements attracted strong religious elements. Throughout Europe and the United St... ...lavery movements attracted strong religious elements. Throughout Europe and the United States, Christians, usually from 'un-institutional' Christian f... ...cts of the Second Great Awakening resulted in many evangelicals working to see the theoretical Christian view, that all people are essentially equal, ... ...England, who wrote in his diary when he was 28 that, "God Almighty has set before me two great objects, the suppression of the Slave Trade and Reforma... ...abolition movement faced much opposition. Bertram Wyatt-Brown notes that the appearance of the Christian abolitionist movement "with its religious ide... ...Bertram Wyatt-Brown notes that the appearance of the Christian abolitionist movement "with its religious ideology alarmed newsmen, politicians, and or...

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A Defence by J. K. L. Of His Vindication of the Religious and Civil Principles of the Irish Catholics

By: Doyle, James Warren, 1786-1834; Wellesley, Richard Wellesley, Marquess, 1760-1842

...... ...the na- tion the cause of the oppressed. But even before the prin- ciples of religious liberty were rightly understood, or acted upon in Europe or Ame... ...lics were first permitted to take leases for 999 years, one of the principal objects with the " Contractors, 11 (a name understood hy all versed in Ir... ... even a Priest, has civil duties to fulfil ; ami that if, m the discharge of religious and civil duties conjoined, hv 10 can succeed in stating the c... ...ition of the penal code, with a view of disappointing men who seem to be the objects of their peculiar hate. To the sex whom Doctor Doyle is supposed ... ...r external support that they are to be denied ? Do not those great lights of Christianity, who account for the rarity of their occurrence, such as Ire... ...heir reviews or pamphlets with a silly bombast, which a man of letters, or a Christian, can scarcely peruse, but which gratifies the appetite of the u... ... the tomb, who assisted th« Apostles in their ministry, and in- 22 traduced Christianity even [into the Court of Caesar, who have combatted in the ci... ...cles, and should not therefore be scoffed at ! But to resume ; were the same objects now to be attained as in 'the time of Christ, namely, the establi...

...With this are bound the author's A vindication of the religious and civil principles of the Irish Catholics. Dublin, 1823; Letters on the state of education in Ireland. Dublin, 1824; A reply by J.K.L. to the late charge of the most Rev. Doctor Magee. Dublin, 1827; and Letter to ...

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Christian headcovering

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...in the Dutch Restored Reformed Church Christian headcovering is the veiling of the head by women in a variety of ... ...nd in 1 Corinthians 11:2-16.[1] Though head covering was practiced by most Christian women up until the 20th century,[2] it is now a minority practice... ...ntil the 20th century,[2] it is now a minority practice among contemporary Christians in the West. Contents ... ...biretta, once obligatory for all diocesan clergy (as opposed to members of religious institutes), remains permitted for them. In all rites of the Cath... ...covered, even for bishops, cardinals or the Pope. Some religious orders such as the Benedictines and the Carthusians use the hoods... ... ^ Morgan, Sue (2010-06-23). Women, Gender and Religious Cultures in Britain, 1800-1940. Taylor & Francis. p. 102... ... Liturgical objects ... ... Liturgical objects ...

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The Path of Life; Or, Sketches of the Way to Glory and Immortaity; A Help for Young Christians

By: Wise, Daniel, 1813-1898

...LIFE: f (Dr, GkcUljCB of THE WAY TO GLORY AND IMMORTALITY A HELP FOR YOUNG CHRISTIANS. BY REV. DANIEL WISE, AITTHOR OF " LOVEST THOU ME?" " CHTIISTIAN... ...s Christ ; and ESPECIALLY TO ALL YoUNG CONVERTS, BaBES IN ChRIST AND Young Christians, this work is most affection- ately Inscribed, by their unworthy... .... The despisers of religion. Dignity of the child of God. Happiness of the Christian. Christian Lazarus. Sinful Caesar. Worth of Christianity. The sle... ...in. The motive should be pure. .------ ^23 CHAPTER IX. On the Formation of Religious Habits. —Power of habits. The young lady and her music. Habits im... ...t time will be— the long insulted Jehovah will tear them from their chosen objects of delight, and cast them down to depths of unfathomed woe. Happy t... ...o species of sorrow, both of which the Corinthians might have consider- ed religious : the one he calls " Godly sorrow ; " the other " sorrow of the w... ...time he left his house, and, to my bitter regret, perceived his relish for religious things was declining. The next time I saw him, he was as wicked a... ...the solitudes of the ocean, I have sailed for weeks together with no other objects round me and my fellow voyagers, but the majestic ocean and the bea... ...ttachment to the church. Enter into all her plans of benevolence. Make her objects yours. Resolve to make your connection a benefit to her. Contribute...

Youth -- Religious life ; Christian life

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Religious persecution in the Roman Empire

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...R.F Price, Cambridge University Press, p234, 1998, ISBN 0521316820 In the Christian era the Church came to accept it was the Emperor's duty to use se... ...h came to accept it was the Emperor's duty to use secular power to enforce religious unity. Anyone within the church who did not subscribe to Catholic... ...eligious unity. Anyone within the church who did not subscribe to Catholic Christianity was seen as a threat to the dominance and purity of "the one t... ...it as their right to defend this by all means at their disposal."The First Christian Theologians: An Introduction to Theology in the Early Church", Ed... ...who swept away the monstrous rites, in which to kill a man was the highest religious duty and for him to be eaten a passport to health.” Judaism ... ... also inflicted on the Christians, a sect professing a new and mischievous religious belief" Suetonius, The Twelve Caesars, Life of Nero but he does... ...ote: "he razed to their foundations those of them which had been the chief objects of superstitious reverence" The first anti-Pagan laws by the Chri...

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A Memoir on Ireland Native and Saxon

By: O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

... rior and a degraded caste, deprived of that perfect equality of civil and religious liberty, of franchises and privileges—which equality could alone ... ...I mean the Protestant Reformation. I am not now to give any opinion on the religious grounds of that all-important measure. I do not treat of it as a ... ...mes in Ulster,was never before seen in Christendom, save in Ireland In the Christian world there never was a people so cruelly treated as the Irish. 6... ...industry as a crime. Was there ever such legislation in any other country, Christian or Pagan 1 _^ut that isnot all ; because the partywho inflicted t... ...curates, to administer to the spiri- tual wants of about seven millions of Christians. Can they—ought they to be content to be compelled to contribute... ...tish dominions in which greater progress would have been made in civil and religious liberty, than in any other part subject to the British Crown. If ... ...irpation preached for gospel" — Carte's Ormond, iii. 170. _ There were two objects to h& gratified by the Eng- lish Protestant rulers of the day. The ...

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Religious discrimination in the United States

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... Religious discrimination ... ...ious discrimination Religious persecution ... ... Religious persecution ... ... Buddhism Christianity ... ... anti-Christian sentiment ... ...kota 2.7 Church of Jesus Christ Christian 2.8 Merrill Lynch ... ...lkinson[11] in favour of the claimants as a notable case. Among the denied objects was instructions for runic writing requested by an Asatruer.[12] In... ...lkinson[11] in favour of the claimants as a notable case. Among the denied objects was instructions for runic writing requested by an Asatruer.[12] In...

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The Antiquities of the Christian Church

By: Augusti, Johann Christian Wilhelm, 1771-1841; Coleman, Lyman

...YMAN COLEMAN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org CHRISTIAN CHURCH Title: THE ANTIQUITIES OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH Auth... ...... ... IN preparing the following summary of the rites and institutions of Ancient Christianity, the author has sought to make it intelligible to the Englis... ...por- tant contribution to our own ecclesiastical history. The account of the religious rites of the Armenian church from Rev. H. G. O. Dwight, mission... ... in singing, and in prayer, . . 222 CHAPTER XL USE OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES IN RELIGIOUS WORSHIP. SEC. 1. Preliminary remarks, 228 2. Of the order in wh... ...nd mode of taking their meals, . . . 371 4. Of their daily devotions, 375 5. Religious education of their children, .... 378 6. Sign of the cross, 379... ...nd oppression of the poor, with which their churches were erected, though he objects not to these expenditures upon the churches in themselves conside... ...established by the authority of the apostles. We come next to Tertullian. He objects strongly to the hasty administration of baptism to children, and ... ...s the life-giving spirit is from the senseless form. Two grand and important objects were contemplated in its appointment, the one to check every sin ...

...Augusti, Johann Christian Wilhelm, 1771-1841. Handbuch der christlichen arch„ologie; Rheinwald, Georg Friedrich Heinrich, 1802-1849. Die kirchliche arch„ologie; Index of authorities: p. [475]-526...

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Christian cross

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...A Latin cross The Christian Cross, seen as a representation of the instrument of the crucifix... ...of the instrument of the crucifixion of Jesus, is the best-known symbol of Christianity.[1] It is related to the crucifix (a cross that includes a usu... ... 1 History of use 1.1 Pre-Christian 1.2 Early Christian ... ...upposed to have been used not just for its ornamental value, but also with religious significance.[2] It may have represented the apparatus used in ki... ...customs and beliefs. The cross then came into use in various forms on many objects: fibulas, cinctures, earthenware fragments, and on the bottom of dr... ...ornamental, but rather a symbol of consecration, especially in the case of objects pertaining to burial. In the proto-Etruscan cemetery of Golasecca e... ...nd even the public use of crosses.[25] There were more active reactions to religious items that were thought as 'relics of Papacy', as happened for ex... ... Processional cross Used to lead religious processions; sometimes, after the procession it is placed behind ... ...rk: Robert Appleton Company, 1908 Retrieved 13 February 2010. Cf. "Various objects, dating from periods long anterior to the Christian era, have been ...

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Religion and Liberty. Addresses and Papers at the Second International Council of Unitarian and Other Liberal Religious Thinkers and Workers, Held in Amsterdam, September, 1903

By: Interational Congress of Free Christians and Other Religious Liberals (2nd; 1903; Amsterdam); Hugenholtz, P. H. (Petrus Hermannus), 1834-1911

...RS AT THE SECOND INTER- // NATIONAL COUNCIL OF UNITARIAN AND OTHER LIBERAL RELIGIOUS THINKERS AND WORKERS, HELD IN AMSTERDAM, SEPTEMBER, 1903 EDITED B... ... of the executive Committee, by Rev. Ch. W. Wendte, Boston 49 The place of Christianity among the religions of the world, by Prof. J. Estlin Carpenter... ...ne de 1'ordre naturel, par Jean Reville, professeur a Paris . . 97 Liberal Christianity in the United States, by the Rev. Samuel A. Eliot, D. D., Bost... ...li- giosen Frage in Deutschland, von Dr. Schieler, Danzig 204 Does liberal Christianity want organizing in special churches and congregations? by Prof... ...me base d'une alliance religieuse uni- verselle, par E. Montet, Geneve 316 Religious movements in Hungary, by the Rev. N. Jozan, Budapest . 330 De eva... ...ar Andre Bourrier, Sevres 388 CONTENTS. VII Page. The progress of liberal religious thought in Japan, by Z. Toyosaki, Tokyo 405 The message of libera... ...as a largely liberalising influence of its own. According to its professed objects I. a to form a nucleus of the Universal brotherhood and 2. to encou... ...ance on the 75 th anniversary of the American Unitarian Associa- tion. Its objects are: "to open communication with those in all lands who are strivin...

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Religious symbolism in the United States military

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...he only insignia in use at that time. Religious symbolism in the United States military includes the use of relig... ... gestures, actions, and words used in military rituals and ceremonies; and religious symbols or designations used in areas such as headstones and mark... ...mbolism sometimes includes specific images included or excluded because of religious reasons, choices involving colors with religious significance, an... ...nsignia by faith group 2.1 Christian 2.1.1... ... WWI Army uniform coat with Christian Chaplain insignia ... ... WWI Army dress uniform coat with Christian Chaplain insignia On July 29... ...e. To do this, you should remove or cover all symbols, statues, or related objects which are characteristic of one particular faith group. How this is... ...e. To do this, you should remove or cover all symbols, statues, or related objects which are characteristic of one particular faith group. How this is...

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Week-Day Religious Education; A Survey and Discussion of Activities and Problems

By: Cope, Henry Frederick, 1870-1923; Religious Education Association

...ture Collection World Public Library.org EDUCATION Title: WEEK-DAY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Author: HENRY F. COPE Language: English Subject: Ficti... ...... ...f Activities and Problems EDITED BY HENRY F. COPE General Secretary of The Religious Education Association Published Under the Direction of The Religi... ...s instruction that it comes to many as a surprise to be told that in early Christianity and in Judaism week-day instruction was a normal method of tra... ...hers. How little of it is actually used for the development of life in the Christian direction ! We have gone ahead on the assumption that the child m... ... 21 University of Chicago 9 16 Westminster 13 7 Keystone 8 1 Lutheran 10 6 Christian Nurture 12 4 Roman Catholic 1 Other Sunday School literature ... ... ... they have studied the problems as their own problems. They believe in the objects and methods which they have helped WEEK-DAY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION 13... ...llows. The cooperative love motive is unaware of distinctions among men as objects of its interest. Foresight of, and suitable response to consequence... ...DAY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION growth in love's equipment, and increase in love's objects ; growth, that is, in the amount of self there is to give, in the s...

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List of mythological objects

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