Redemption


Redemption

Redemption may refer to:

In economics:

* Redemption value, price of a security before its maturity date

In religion:
* Redemption, a concept referring to forgiveness or absolution for past sins and/or protection from damnation
* In Judaism, Pidyon HaBen – Redemption of the firstborn son
* In Christianity, salvation through the payment of a formal obligation by the death of Jesus Christ
* Redemptive suffering

In film:

* "The Shawshank Redemption", written by Stephen King
* "Redemption" (2004 film) by Jose Garofalo
* "Redemption" (2002 film) by Art Camacho
* "", a 2004 television movie
* Salvation Films - the distibutors of Redemption brand films

In gaming:

* "Headhunter Redemption", the sequel to the Dreamcast and PlayStation 2 game "Headhunter"
* "Redemption" (card game), a collectible card game published by Cactus Game Design
* "Redemption game", a type of arcade game that rewards the player according to their game score
* "", a video game based on the Terminator series
* "", a PC RPG released on June 7, 2000 by Activision

In literature:

* "Redemption" (1990 novel), Tariq Ali's debut
* "Redemption" (Angel novel) by Mel Odom
* "Redemption" (novel) by Leon Uris
* "Redemption" (play) by Leo Tolstoy
* "Redemption" (1999 novel) by Howard Fast
* "Redemption", a Dragonlance novel by Jean Rabe

In music:

* Redemption (band), a progressive/heavy metal band
* [Redenzion (Redemption), a Christian tex-mex/rock band from Atlanta Georgia
* Redemption 87, a hardcore punk band
* Mikkei Redemption, a hardcore punk guitarist
* "Redemption" (Benzino album)
* "Redemption" (Vomitory album), an album by metal band Vomitory
* "Redemption", an album by hip hop duo GRITS
* "Redemption" (song) by Gackt, featured in the game "Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII"
* "The Redemption", an oratorio by Charles Gounod
* "Redemption", the sixth track off of album The Beautiful Letdown by Switchfoot
* "Redemption", the opening theme song for the film Rocky II
* Redemption Song by Bob Marley
* Redemption (Brandy album)

In television:

* "Redemption" (Stargate SG-1), a two-part episode of "Stargate SG-1"
* "Redemption" (TNG episode), a two-part episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
* "Redemption" (Hercules episode), a fifth season episode of the fantasy television series ""

In politics:

* Redemption (United States history), the establishment of white Democratic, one-party rule in the U.S. South following Reconstruction
* The Redemption movement, a tax protester conspiracy theory promoted by Roger Elvick

In wine:

* [http://www.redemptionwines.com Wines of Redemption] , a collaborative artistic endeavor expressing varietal characteristic of Pinot Noir from various appellations of California, adorned with illustrator's original interpretation of Redemption.


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  • REDEMPTION — REDEMPTION, salvation from the states or circumstances that destroy the value of human existence or human existence itself. The word redeemer and its related terms redeem and redemption appear in the Bible some 130 times and are derived from two… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Redemption — • The restoration of man from the bondage of sin to the liberty of the children of God through the satisfactions and merits of Christ Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Redemption     Redemption …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • rédemption — [ redɑ̃psjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 980; lat. ecclés. redemptio, de redimere « racheter » → rançon 1 ♦ Relig. chrét. Rachat du genre humain par le Christ, rédempteur des hommes. ⇒ rachat, salut. Le mystère de la Rédemption. Cour. Action, fait de racheter qqn …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Redemption — Rédemption (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Religion 2 Cinéma 3 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Redemption — (engl.) oder Rédemption (franz.), zu deutsch „Erlösung“ ist Titel bzw. Titelbestandteil: des Poème Symhonique „Rédemption“ des französischen Komponisten César Franck eines Reggae Songs von Bob Marley the Wailers, siehe Redemption Song eines… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • redemption — re·demp·tion /ri demp shən/ n: the act, process, or fact of redeeming see also equity of redemption, right of redemption re·demp·tive / demp tiv/ adj Merriam Webster’s Dicti …   Law dictionary

  • redemption — Redemption. s. f. v. Rachat. Ce terme est consacré, pour signifier, Le rachat du genre humain par Nostre Seigneur Jesus Christ. Dieu a envoyé icy bas son fils pour la redemption des hommes, pour nostre redemption. le Fils de Dieu a operé nostre… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Redemption 87 — was a short lived East Bay hardcore punk band containing ex members of Unit Pride, Skankin Pickle, and Token Entry, and contained future members of AFI and the Nerve Agents.Their goal was to reclaim hardcore from the crossover heavy metal music… …   Wikipedia

  • redemption — Buying back. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • redemption — (n.) mid 14c., deliverance from sin, from L. redemptionem (nom. redemptio) a buying back, releasing, ransoming, noun of action from pp. stem of redimere to redeem, buy back, from re back (see RE (Cf. re )) + emere to take, buy, gain, procure (see …   Etymology dictionary