Covenant (disambiguation)


Covenant (disambiguation)

A covenant, in its most general sense, is a solemn and bilateral promise to do or not do something specified.

Covenant may also refer to:

In theology:
* Covenant (biblical), a series of solemn agreements believed to exist between God and the Israelites
* Covenant theology, a form of Calvinist philosophy which views all of history under the aspect of God's covenants
* New Covenant, a biblical reference to an epoch of peace following a period of trial and judgment
* Covenant (Latter Day Saints), in the Latter Day Saint movement, a personal agreement with God
* Covenant of Bahá'u'lláh, in the Bahá'í Faith

In law and government:
* International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights of 1976, a United Nations treaty
* Palestinian National Covenant of 1964, which outlined the aims of the Palestine Liberation Organization
* Ulster Covenant of 1912, which protested against a British home-rule bill
* Solemn League and Covenant of 1643, a treaty for the preservation of the reformed religion in Scotland
* Covenanters, a historical Scots political organization bound together to support the National Covenant of 1638 and the Solemn League and Covenant of 1643
* Covenant Party, a political party
* Covenant marriage, a new form of marriage contract which does not allow for no-fault divorce

Places and institutions:
* Covenant Life, Alaska, a town in Alaska
* Covenant Bible College Canada, a vocational/Bible college located in Strathmore, Alberta
* Covenant Day School, private Christian School in Charlotte, North Carolina
* Covenant College (disambiguation), the undergraduate institution of the Presbyterian Church in America (and other Covenant Colleges)
* Covenant Health Systems, a New England health care company
* Covenant Theological Seminary, the denominational seminary of the Presbyterian Church in America
* Covenant University, private university in Nigeria

In literature:
* "The Covenant" (novel), a novel by James Michener set in South Africa that takes place between prehistory and the 1980s
* Covenant ("World of Darkness"), ideological establishments consisting mostly of Vampires in the fictional "World of Darkness" universe
* "Thomas Covenant" the Unbeliever, the protagonist of a series of fantasy novels by "Stephen R. Donaldson"

In film and television:
* "The Covenant" (film), a 2006 fantasy film
* Covenant ("Alias"), a powerful and secretive fictional terrorist organisation in the TV show "Alias"
* "Covenant" ("DS9" episode), an episode of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine"
* "Covenant" ("Stargate SG-1"), an episode of the science fiction television series "Stargate SG-1"
* "The Covenant" (1985 film), a film directed by Walter Grauman

In music:
* Covenant (band), a Swedish synthpop / EBM / Futurepop band.
* Covenant, former name of the Norwegian band now called The Kovenant.
* "Covenant" (Morbid Angel album), the third official full-length album by death metal band Morbid Angel.
* "Covenant" (UFO album), the 16th album by heavy metal band UFO.

In video games:
* "", console role-playing game developed by Nautilus and published by Midway in 2004.
* Covenant ("Halo"), a religious alliance of alien races in the "Halo" video game series.


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