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  • 1 Supernatural Order — • The ensemble of effects exceeding the powers of the created universe and gratuitously produced by God for the purpose of raising the rational creature above its native sphere to a God like life and destiny Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

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  • 2 supernatural — supernatural, supranatural, preternatural, miraculous, superhuman are overlapping rather than strictly synonymous terms whose meanings all involve a contrast with what is natural or, sometimes, normal or predictable. All, with the possible… …

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  • 3 causal agency — noun any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results • Syn: ↑causal agent, ↑cause • Derivationally related forms: ↑causal (for: ↑cause), ↑cause (for: ↑ …

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  • 4 Religion — • The voluntary subjection of oneself to God Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Religion     Religion     † …

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  • 5 Miracle — • In general, a wonderful thing, the word being so used in classical Latin; in a specific sense, the Latin Vulgate designates by miracula wonders of a peculiar kind, expressed more clearly in the Greek text by the terms terata, dynameis, semeia,… …

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  • 6 rite of passage — 1. Anthropol. a ceremony performed to facilitate or mark a person s change of status upon any of several highly important occasions, as at the onset of puberty or upon entry into marriage or into a clan. 2. any important act or event that serves… …

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  • 7 Spiritualism — Not to be confused with Spirituality. This article is about the religion. For other uses of spiritualism, see Spiritualism (disambiguation). By 1853, when the popular song Spirit Rappings was published, Spiritualism was an object of intense… …

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  • 8 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner — (original: The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere) is the longest major poem by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge written in 1797–1798 and published in the first edition of Lyrical Ballads (1798). The modern editions use a later revised version… …

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  • 9 Supernaturalism — Su per*nat u*ral*ism, n. 1. The quality or state of being supernatural; supernaturalness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) The doctrine of a divine and supernatural agency in the production of the miracles and revelations recorded in the Bible, and in… …

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  • 10 supranaturalism — Supernaturalism Su per*nat u*ral*ism, n. 1. The quality or state of being supernatural; supernaturalness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) The doctrine of a divine and supernatural agency in the production of the miracles and revelations recorded in… …

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  • 11 Tulpa — Part of a series on Tibetan Buddhism …

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  • 12 Anthropology of religion — The anthropology of religion involves the study of religious institutions in relation to other social institutions, and the comparison of religious beliefs and practices across cultures.HistoryIn the early 11th century, Abū Rayhān Bīrūnī (973… …

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  • 13 Trance — denotes a variety of processes, techniques, modalities and states of mind, awareness and consciousness. Trance states may occur involuntarily and unbidden.The term trance may be associated with meditation, magic, flow, and prayer. It may also be… …

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  • 14 Philosophy (The) of the Italian Renaissance — The philosophy of the Italian Renaissance Jill Kraye TWO CULTURES: SCHOLASTICISM AND HUMANISM IN THE EARLY RENAISSANCE Two movements exerted a profound influence on the philosophy of the Italian Renaissance: scholasticism and humanism, both of… …

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  • 15 Supranaturalism — Su pra*nat u*ral*ism, n. The state of being supernatural; belief in supernatural agency or revelation; supernaturalism. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 Italian literature — is literature written in the Italian language, particularly within Italy. It may also refer to literature written by Italians or in Italy in other languages spoken in Italy, often languages that are closely related to modern Italian. Early… …

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  • 17 North East Humanists — NEH Chairman Barrie Berkley introduces the philosopher A.C. Grayling at the NEH 50th anniversary lecture. The Tyneside Group of the North East Humanists (NEH) was founded on September 17, 1957, although organised secularism in the North East had… …

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  • 18 Seth Material — Part of a series on Spiritualism Spirit · Sp …

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  • 19 Divination — • The seeking after knowledge of future or hidden things by inadequate means Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Divination     Divination      …

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  • 20 spirit — {{11}}spirit (n.) mid 13c., animating or vital principle in man and animals, from O.Fr. espirit, from L. spiritus soul, courage, vigor, breath, related to spirare to breathe, from PIE * (s)peis to blow (Cf. O.C.S. pisto to play on the flute ).… …

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