Cursory+reference+or+allusion

  • 1 mention — I. n. Cursory reference or allusion. II. v. a. Declare, name, tell, state, communicate, impart, report, disclose, divulge, cite, speak of, make known, make mention of, allude to, refer to …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 2 BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 3 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 4 Bacon (Francis) and man’s two-faced kingdom — Francis Bacon and man’s two faced kingdom Antonio Pérez Ramos Two closely related but distinct tenets about Bacon’s philosophy have been all but rejected by contemporary historiography. The first is Bacon’s attachment to the so called British… …

    History of philosophy

  • 5 Archaeology of the Cross and Crucifix —     Archæology of the Cross and Crucifix     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Archæology of the Cross and Crucifix     I. PRIMITIVE CRUCIFORM SIGNS     The sign of the cross, represented in its simplest form by a crossing of two lines at right angles,… …

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  • 6 Kant: Critique of Judgement — Patrick Gardiner Kant’s third Critique, the Critique of Judgement, was published in 1790 and was intended as he himself put it to bring his “entire critical undertaking to a close.” So conceived, it was certainly in part designed to build upon… …

    History of philosophy

  • 7 Hierarchy of the Early Church — • The word hierarchy is used here to denote the three grades of bishop, priest, and deacon (ministri) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hierarchy of the Early Church     Hierarchy of the Early Church …

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  • 8 Natural History (Pliny) — Naturalis Historia, 1669 edition, title page. The title at the top reads: Volume I of the Natural History of Gaius Plinius Secundus. The Natural History (Latin: Naturalis Historia) is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77–79 by Pliny the… …

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  • 9 Egypt — • Provides information on history, religion, and literature Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Egypt     Egypt     † …

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  • 10 glance — I. verb (glanced; glancing) Etymology: Middle English glencen, glenchen Date: 15th century intransitive verb 1. to strike a surface obliquely so as to go off at an angle < the bullet glanced off the wall > 2. a. to make sudden quick movements …

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  • 11 Bacon, Francis, Viscount Saint Alban (or Albans), Baron of Verulam — ▪ British author, philosopher, and statesman Introduction also called (1603–18)  Sir Francis Bacon  born Jan. 22, 1561, York House, London, Eng. died April 9, 1626, London  lord chancellor of England (1618–21). A lawyer, statesman, philosopher,… …

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  • 12 St. Francis of Assisi —     St. Francis of Assisi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Francis of Assisi     Founder of the Franciscan Order, born at Assisi in Umbria, in 1181 or 1182 the exact year is uncertain; died there, 3 October, 1226.     His father, Pietro… …

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