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  • 161 baptismal — baptism ► NOUN ▪ the Christian rite of sprinkling a person with water or immersing them in it, symbolizing purification and admission to the Christian Church. ● baptism of fire Cf. ↑baptism of fire DERIVATIVES baptismal adjective. ORIGIN from… …

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  • 162 Religion in Armenia — Baptism of Tiridates III. 97% of Armenians follow Christianity, which has existed in Armenia for over 1,700 years. Armenia has its own church, the Armenian Apostolic Church, which most Armenians follow. Christianity has a strong influence in the… …

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  • 163 Крещение Шекспира — (baptism, Shakespeare s) Запись о крещении Гильельма сына Иоганнеса Шакспера (Shakspere) была сделана в метрической книге Стратфорда на Эйвоне 26 апреля 1654 г. Рукописная копия этой книги, датированная 1600 г., ныне хранится фондом Дом Шекспира …

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  • 164 baptismof fire — baptism of fire n. 1. A soldier s first experience of actual combat conditions. 2. A severe ordeal experienced for the first time. * * * …

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  • 165 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 166 Aquinas and the Sacraments — Aquinas and the Sacraments: The following article is a condensation of the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas in Summa Contra Gentiles and Summa Theologica. As can be seen, Aquinas relied heavily on Scriptural passages, as well as the writings of… …

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  • 167 Limbo — In Roman Catholic theology, Limbo (Latin , edge or boundary, referring to the edge of Hell) is a hypothesis about the afterlife condition of those who die in original sin without being assigned to the Hell of the damned (gehenna). Limbo is not an …

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  • 168 Oneness Pentecostalism — Part of a series on Christianity   …

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  • 169 Churches of Christ — This article is about a specific fellowship of Christian congregations with roots in the Restoration Movement. For Churches of Christ that do not agree with congregational support of church or para church organizations, see the churches of Christ …

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  • 170 Roman Catholicism — the faith, practice, and system of government of the Roman Catholic Church. [1815 25] * * * Largest single Christian denomination in the world, with some one billion members, or about 18% of the world s population. The Roman Catholic church has… …

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  • 171 Confirmation — • Describes its origin from Biblical texts and how it has been handed down through the ages. The rite is briefly described, and the minister, matter, form, recipient, effects, necessity and sponsors are detailed Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …

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  • 172 Sacraments — • Presents the necessity, the nature, the origin and cause, the number, the effects, the minister, and the recipient of the Sacraments Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sacraments     Sacraments …

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  • 173 Religious conversion — The Conversion of Saint Paul, a 1600 painting by Italian artist Caravaggio (1571–1610) Part of a series on the Religious conversion Types …

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  • 174 Trinity — This article is about the Christian Trinity. For other uses, see Trinity (disambiguation). Holy Trinity redirects here. For other uses, see Holy Trinity (disambiguation). Part of a series on Attributes of G …

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  • 175 Affusion — (la. affusio ) is a method of baptism where water is poured on the head of the person being baptized. The word affusion comes from the Latin affusio , meaning to pour on [ [http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=Affusion Affusion ]… …

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  • 176 Disparity of Worship — • A diriment impediment introduced by the Church to safeguard the sanctity of the Sacrament of Marriage Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Disparity of Worship     Disparity of Worship …

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  • 177 Baptists — Part of a series on Christianity   …

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  • 179 Confirmation — For other uses, see Confirmation (disambiguation). A bishop administering Confirmation. Rogier van der Weyden, The Seven Sacraments, 15th century. Confirmation is a rite of initiation in Christian churches, normally carried out through anointing… …

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  • 180 Christian theology — The Prophetess Anna, Rembrandt, 1631 See also: History of Christian theology and Outline of Christian theology Christian doctrine redirects here. For the United States Court case known by that name, see G.L. Christian and associates v. US.… …

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