remission+of+sin

  • 1 remission of sin — noun the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance • Syn: ↑absolution, ↑remission, ↑remittal • Derivationally related forms: ↑absolve (for: ↑absolution) …

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  • 2 remission — Synonyms and related words: abatement, abeyance, absolution, acquittal, acquittance, allayment, alleviation, amnesty, assuagement, attrition, blunting, break, caesura, calming, catabasis, cease fire, clearance, clearing, collapse, compurgation,… …

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  • 3 Remission — may refer to:*Remission (medicine), the state of absence of disease activity in patients with a chronic illness, with the possibility of return of disease activity *Remission (spectroscopy), the reflection or scattering of light by a material… …

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  • 4 remission — [ri mish′ən] n. [OFr < L remissio, a sending back, in LL(Ec), forgiveness of sin < pp. of remittere: see REMIT] the act or an instance of remitting; specif., a) forgiveness or pardon, as of sins or crimes b) cancellation of or release from… …

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  • 5 remission — noun /ɹɪˈmɪʃən/ a) A lessening of amount due, as in either work or money or intensity of a thing. Her cancer was in remission. b) A pardon of a sin; the forgiveness of an offense. See Also: remit, remittance …

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  • 6 sin, remission of —  Греха отпущение …

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  • 7 Original sin — For other uses, see Original Sin (disambiguation). Original sin[1] is, according to a theological doctrine, humanity s state of sin resulting from the Fall of Man.[2] This condition has been characterized in many ways, ranging from something as… …

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  • 8 Extreme Unction — • A sacrament to give spiritual aid and comfort and perfect spiritual health, including, if need be, the remission of sins, and also, conditionally, to restore bodily health, to Christians who are seriously ill Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight …

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  • 9 Absolution — • The remission of sin, or of the punishment due to sin, granted by the Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Absolution     Absolution      …

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  • 10 The Sacrament of Penance —     The Sacrament of Penance     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Sacrament of Penance     Penance is a sacrament of the New Law instituted by Christ in which forgiveness of sins committed after baptism is granted through the priest s absolution to… …

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  • 11 Sanctifying Grace — • Treatise on this fundamental building block of Christianity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sanctifying Grace     Sanctifying Grace      …

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  • 12 Aquinas and the Sacraments — Aquinas and the Sacraments: The following article is a condensation of the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas in Summa Contra Gentiles and Summa Theologica. As can be seen, Aquinas relied heavily on Scriptural passages, as well as the writings of… …

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  • 13 Justification — • A biblio ecclesiastical term; which denotes the transforming of the sinner from the state of unrighteousness to the state of holiness and sonship of God Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Justification     Justification …

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  • 14 Contrition — Saint Peter Repentant 1823 25 , Goya Contrition or contriteness[1] (from the Latin contritus ground to pieces, i.e. crushed by guilt) is sincere and complete remorse (i.e. regret with a sense of guilt) for sins one has committed. The remorseful… …

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  • 15 Contrition — • Lat. contritio, a breaking of something hardened Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Contrition     Contrition     † …

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  • 16 Jubilee (Christian) — The concept of the Jubilee is a special year of remission of sins and universal pardon. In the Biblical book of Leviticus, a Jubilee year is mentioned to occur every fifty years, in which slaves and prisoners would be freed, debts would be… …

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  • 17 Christian Doctrine —     Christian Doctrine     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Doctrine     Taken in the sense of the act of teaching and the knowledge imparted by teaching , this term is synonymous with CATECHESIS and CATECHISM. Didaskalia, didache, in the… …

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  • 18 Crusades — This article is about the 11th, 12th and 13th century religious military campaigns. For other uses, see Crusade (disambiguation) and Crusader (disambiguation). The …

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  • 19 absolution — /ab seuh looh sheuhn/, n. 1. act of absolving; a freeing from blame or guilt; release from consequences, obligations, or penalties. 2. state of being absolved. 3. Rom. Cath. Theol. a. a remission of sin or of the punishment for sin, made by a… …

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  • 20 Augustine of Hippo — This article is about the theologian and philosopher, Augustine of Hippo. For his theodicy regarding the problem of evil, see Augustinian theodicy. Augustine , Saint Augustine , and Augustinus redirect here. For other uses, see Augustine… …

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