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  • 1 Eleusinian Mysteries — Topics in Greek mythology Gods Primordial gods and Titans Zeus and the Olympians Pan and the nymphs Apollo and Dionysus Sea gods and Earth gods Heroes Heracles and his Labors Achilles and the Trojan War …

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  • 2 apocalyptic — a. 1. In or from the Revelation. 2. Prophetic, mystic, mystical, mysterious, revelatory of mysteries …

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  • 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 ZOHAR — (Heb. זֹהַר; (The Book of) Splendor ), the central work in the literature of the kabbalah . Introduction In some parts of the book the name Zohar is mentioned as the title of the work. It is also cited by the Spanish kabbalists under other names …

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  • 5 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 6 KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …

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  • 7 Michael Chabon — Chabon at a book signing in 2006. Born May 24, 1963 (1963 05 24) (age 48) Washington, D.C. Pen name Leon Chaim Bach, Malachi …

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  • 8 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 9 Kykeon — (Gr. κυκεών, from κυκάω, to stir, to mix ) was an Ancient Greek drink made mainly of water, barley and naturally occurring substances. It was used at the climax of the Eleusinian Mysteries to break a sacred fast, but it was also a favourite drink …

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  • 10 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 11 revelation — revelational, adj. /rev euh lay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of revealing or disclosing; disclosure. 2. something revealed or disclosed, esp. a striking disclosure, as of something not before realized. 3. Theol. a. God s disclosure of Himself and His… …

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  • 12 Sebastian Graham-Jones — (1 August 1947 ndash; 18 July 2004), was a British director and actor born in Brockhampton, Dorset.Best known as assistant to Bill Bryden at the National Theatre. Sebastian Graham Jones, who has died of cancer aged 56, was an unusual actor and… …

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  • 13 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 14 science fiction — a form of fiction that draws imaginatively on scientific knowledge and speculation in its plot, setting, theme, etc. [1925 30] * * * Fiction dealing principally with the impact of actual or imagined science on society or individuals, or more… …

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  • 15 Mulholland Drive (film) — Mulholland Drive Theatrical release poster …

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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 CHRISTIANITY — CHRISTIANITY, a general term denoting the historic community deriving from the original followers of Jesus of Nazareth; the institutions, social and cultural patterns, and the beliefs and doctrines evolved by this community; and – in the   widest …

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  • 18 Doctrine and Covenants — The Doctrine and Covenants (sometimes abbreviated and cited as D C or D. and C.) is a part of the open scriptural canon of several denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement. Originally published in 1835 as Doctrine and Covenants of the… …

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  • 19 Alice Munro — Alice Ann Munro (née Laidlaw; born 10 July 1931) is a Canadian short story writer and three time winner of Canada s Governor General s Award for fiction. Widely considered one of the finest living English language short story… …

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  • 20 Apocalyptic literature — This entry only concerns the historical genre of apocalyptic literature. Justifications and interpretations within theological contexts are abundantly available at entries for individual books. For other uses, see Apocalypse (disambiguation) for… …

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