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  • 1 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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  • 2 Sacrifice — • This term is identical with the English offering (Latin offerre) and the German Opfer Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sacrifice     Sacrifice      …

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  • 3 sacrifice — sacrificeable, adj. sacrificer, n. /sak reuh fuys /, n., v., sacrificed, sacrificing. n. 1. the offering of animal, plant, or human life or of some material possession to a deity, as in propitiation or homage. 2. the person, animal, or thing so… …

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  • 4 SACRIFICE — IN THE BIBLE In the Bible various verbs are used to designate the act of sacrifice. Two of them, שחט and טבח, are used for the slaughter of animals for both secular (cf. Gen. 43:16; Num. 11:22) and sacred purposes, while the verbs זבח (hence the… …

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  • 5 Sacrifice — (from a Middle English verb meaning to make sacred , from Old French, from Latin sacrificium : sacr , sacred + facere , to make ) is commonly known as the practice of offering food, objects (typically valuables), or the lives of animals or people …

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  • 6 Sacrifice in Maya culture — Maya civiliza …

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  • 7 Sacrifice (video game) — Infobox VG| title = Sacrifice developer = Shiny Entertainment publisher = Interplay designer = David Perry engine = released = NA November 16, 2000 EU November 24, 2000 genre = Strategy modes = Single player, Multiplayer, Online play ratings =… …

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  • 8 offering — noun 1) you may place offerings in the basket Syn: contribution, donation, gift, present, handout, charity; formal benefaction; historical alms 2) many offerings were made to the goddess Syn: sacrifice, oblation, burnt offering, immol …

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  • 9 sacrifice(s) — An essential part of Israelite and Jewish life and culture, as in other religions with which anthropological study has made interesting comparison. They were devised primarily as a means for dealing with sin. Offences which needed expiation were… …

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  • 10 Human sacrifice — is the act of homicide (the killing of one or several human beings) in the context of a religious ritual (ritual killing). Its typology closely parallels the various practices of ritual slaughter of animals (animal sacrifice) and of religious… …

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  • 11 Sin offering — Part of a series of articles on Jews and Judaism …

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  • 12 Child sacrifice — See also: Religious abuse and Infanticide Child sacrifice is the ritualistic killing of children in order to please, propitiate or force supernatural beings in order to achieve a desired result. As such, it is a form of human sacrifice …

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  • 13 Human sacrifice in Aztec culture — Human sacrifice was an aspect of historical Aztec culture/religion, although the extent of the practice is debated by scholars. The Spaniards who first met the Aztecs explicitly stated in their writings that human sacrifice was widely practiced… …

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  • 14 Guilt offering — A guilt offering (Hebrew: asham sin, or ashamot plural sins ‎), also referred to as a trespass offering (KJV, 1611), is a type of Biblical sacrifice, specifically a sacrifice made as a compensation payment. It is distinct from the sin offering.… …

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  • 15 Animal sacrifice — is the ritual killing of an animal as part of a religion. It is practised by many religions as a means of appeasing a god or gods or changing the course of nature. Animal sacrifice has turned up in almost all cultures, from the Hebrews to the… …

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  • 16 Morning offering — John Paul II: Morning Offering is “of fundamental importance in the life of each and every one of the faithful. In Roman Catholicism, the Morning Offering is a prayer said by an individual at the start of the day in order to consecrate the day to …

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  • 17 The Spook's Sacrifice —   …

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  • 18 altar — n. 1. Sacrificial structure, place of sacrifice or offering. 2. Shrine, sacred place, place of worship, sanctuary, Holy of Holies, sanctum sanctorum, inmost adyta, inner penetralia. 3. Communion table, holy table, Lord s table …

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  • 19 AKEDAH — (ʿAqedah; Heb. הָדֵקֲע, lit. binding (of Isaac) ), the Pentateuchal narrative (Gen. 22:1–19) describing God s command to abraham to offer isaac , the son of his old age, as a sacrifice. Obedient to the command, Abraham takes Isaac to the place of …

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  • 20 Tzav — For the town in Armenia, see Tsav, Armenia. Tzav, Tsav, Zav, or Sav (צו Hebrew for command,” the sixth word, and the first distinctive word, in the parshah) is the 25th weekly Torah portion ( parshah ) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading… …

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