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  • 141 Islam — Islamic /is lam ik, lah mik, iz /, Islamitic /is leuh mit ik, iz /, adj. /is lahm , iz , is leuhm, iz /, n. 1. the religious faith of Muslims, based on the words and religious system founded by the prophet Muhammad and taught by the Koran, the… …

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  • 142 MAGIC — Early Magic Broadly defined, magic is a system of non canonical ritual practices aiming at changing reality. In early Jewish magic this system was based on the use of powerful verbal performative formulae – incantations – whose oral or written… …

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  • 143 Contemplative prayer — In Christian mysticism, contemplative prayer or contemplation, for which the Greek term theoria (θεωρία) is also used,[1] is a form of prayer distinct from vocal prayer (recitation of words) and from meditation in the strict sense (a form of… …

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  • 144 Ohr — Ma ohr (luminary), Kli (vessel) and Shefa (flow) redirect here. For vessels in the Talmud, see Keilim For other uses, see Ohr (disambiguation) and KLI (disambiguation) Part of a series on …

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  • 145 LURIA, ISAAC BEN SOLOMON — (1534–1572), kabbalist, referred to as Ha Ari (האר״י; the (sacred) lion from the initials of האלוהי רבי יצחק; Ha Elohi Rabbi Yiẓḥak, the divine Rabbi ). This cognomen was in use by the end of the 16th century, apparently at first in kabbalistic… …

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  • 146 ZOHAR — (Heb. זֹהַר; (The Book of) Splendor ), the central work in the literature of the kabbalah . Introduction In some parts of the book the name Zohar is mentioned as the title of the work. It is also cited by the Spanish kabbalists under other names …

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  • 147 Dominican Order — For the Caribbean nation, see Dominican people. Order of Preachers Ordo Praedicatorum Abbreviation OP, Dominicans, Blackfriars Motto …

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  • 148 Ibn Arabi — For the Maliki scholar, see Abu Bakr ibn al Arabi. Ibn Arabī Born July 28, 1165 CE Murcia, Taifa of Murcia Died November 10, 1240 CE District of Ṣāliḥiyya at Jabal Qāsiyūn, Damascus Era …

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  • 149 Chthon (Marvel Comics) — Chthon Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics First appearan …

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  • 150 Kali's Child — Kali s Child: The Mystical and the Erotic in the Life and Teachings of Ramakrishna , was a 1995 psychoanalytic study of the Indian mystic Ramakrishna written by religion scholar Jeffrey J. Kripal. [ [http://www.press.uchicago.edu/cgi… …

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  • 151 Persian literature — Introduction       body of writings in New Persian (also called Modern Persian), the form of the Persian language written since the 9th century with a slightly extended form of the Arabic alphabet and with many Arabic loanwords. The literary form …

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  • 152 Rumi — For other uses, see Rumi (disambiguation). Mevlevi redirects here. For other uses, see Mevlevi (disambiguation). Mewlānā Jalāl ad Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī مولانا جلال‌الدین محمد بلخی Jalal ad Dīn Muhammad Rumi …

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  • 153 Merkabah — For the series of Israeli main battle tanks, see Merkava. Ezekiel s chariot vision , by Matthaeus Merian (1593 1650). Merkabah (Hebrew: מֶרְכַּבְ ,מרכבה, and מִרְכֶּבֶת chariot , derived from the consonantal root …

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  • 154 Hermetic Qabalah — (from the Hebrew קַבָּלָה reception ), is a Western esoteric and mystical tradition. It is the underlying philosophy and framework for magical societies such as the Golden Dawn, Thelemic orders, mystical societies such as the Builders of the… …

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  • 155 Views on Ramakrishna — Ramakrishna (1836 1886) was a famous nineteenth century Indian mystic. His personality and religious experiences have been studied by many notable scholars. Academic studies have also been carried out on the influence of Ramakrishna s personality …

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  • 156 Hinduism — /hin dooh iz euhm/, n. the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many… …

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  • 157 Ascetical Theology — • Briefly defined as the scientific exposition of Christian asceticism Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ascetical Theology     Ascetical Theology      …

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  • 158 Sacrifice of the Mass — • The word Mass (missa) first established itself as the general designation for the Eucharistic Sacrifice in the West after the time of Pope Gregory the Great, the early Church having used the expression the breaking of bread (fractio panis) or… …

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  • 159 María de Ágreda — Lady in Blue redirects here. For the Tory Amos song, see Lady in Blue (Tori Amos song). Venerable María de Jesús de Ágreda Sister María de Jesús de Ágreda Venerable Born …

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  • 160 SHABBETAI ẒEVI — (1626–1676), the central figure of Shabbateanism, the messianic movement named after him. Background of the Movement Shabbateanism was the largest and most momentous messianic movement in Jewish history subsequent to the destruction of the Temple …

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