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  • 1 The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — This article is about the book. For the historical event, see Decline of the Roman Empire. For publication details and chapter listings, see Outline of The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. The History of the Decline and Fall… …

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  • 2 indiscretion — n. 1. Imprudence, inconsiderateness, rashness, folly. 2. Mistake, misstep, indiscreet act, act of indiscretion, faux pas. 3. Slip from virtue, false step, decline from chastity, imprudence, act of folly, misstep, faux pas …

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  • 3 folly — n. 1. Foolishness, imbecility, fatuity, stupidity, shallowness, dulness, doltishness. 2. Absurdity, foolishness, extravagance, unwisdom, imprudence, nonsense, fatuity, indiscretion. 3. Act of folly, foolish act, indiscretion, blunder, faux pas. 4 …

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  • 4 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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  • 5 Robert Ferrar — Anglicanism portal Robert Ferrar (born in King Henry VII s reign 30 March 1555) was a Bishop of St David s in Wales. He was prior of Nostell Priory, embraced the English Reformation, and was made Bishop of St. David s by Edward VI …

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  • 6 Episcopal Church in the United States of America — Infobox Anglican Church‎ show name =The Episcopal Church caption =The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in Washington, D.C., is referred to as the Washington National Cathedral. primate=Katharine Jefferts Schori main classification …

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  • 7 Don Juan (Byron) — Byron s Don Juan (Penguin Classics version) Don Juan (  /d …

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  • 8 Charity and Charities — • In its widest and highest sense, charity includes love of God as well as love of man Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Charity and Charities     Charity and Charities …

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  • 9 religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …

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  • 10 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 11 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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  • 12 monasticism — /meuh nas teuh siz euhm/, n. the monastic system, condition, or mode of life. [1785 95; MONASTIC + ISM] * * * Institutionalized religious movement whose members are bound by vows to an ascetic life of prayer, meditation, or good works. Members of …

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  • 13 Cistercians — coat of arms Vietnamese Cistercian monks standing in a cloi …

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  • 14 Illegitimacy — • As generally defined, and as understood in this article, illegitimacy denotes the condition of children born out of wedlock Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Illegitimacy     Illegitimacy …

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  • 15 Helena, wife of Julian — Helena (d. 360) was the wife of Julian the Apostate, Roman Emperor. She was briefly his Empress consort when Julian was proclaimed Augustus by his troops in 360. She died prior to the resolution of his conflict with Constantius II. [Prosopography …

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  • 16 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 17 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 18 Malachi Martin — Malachi Brendan Martin Born July 23, 1921(1921 07 23) Ballylongford, County Kerry, Ireland Died July 27, 1999(1999 07 27) (aged 78) Manhattan, New York, USA …

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  • 19 Excommunication — • Exclusion from the communion, the principal and severest censure, is a medicinal, spiritual penalty that deprives the guilty Christian of all participation in the common blessings of ecclesiastical society Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

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  • 20 EDUCATION, JEWISH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline. Bibliography at the end of a section is indicated by (†). in the biblical period the nature of the sources historical survey the patriarchal period and the settlement the kingdom the… …

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