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  • 1experience — I. n. 1. Actual observation, actual trial, actual feeling, actual presentation. 2. Continued or repeated observation, long practice, thorough acquaintance with facts, knowledge gained from observation, experimental knowledge, practical wisdom. II …

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  • 2Advocates of Roman Congregations — are persons, ecclesiastical or lay, versed in canon and civil law, who plead causes before Roman Catholic ecclesiastical tribunals in the Roman Curia. Nature and functioning The learning required of these advocates is exceptional and profound.… …

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  • 3Advocates of Roman Congregations — • Persons, ecclesiastical or lay, versed in canon and civil law, who plead causes before the ecclesiastical tribunals in Rome Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Advocates of Roman Congregations     Advocates …

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  • 4William Garden Blaikie — (February 5, 1820, in Aberdeen June 11, 1899) was a Scottish divine, writer, biographer, and temperance reformer.: The following text is from the 11th edition (1911) of Encyclopaedia Britannica (now in the Public Domain). Since Blaikie died in… …

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  • 5BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …

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  • 6Biblical Exegesis —     Biblical Exegesis     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Biblical Exegesis     Exegesis is the branch of theology which investigates and expresses the true sense of Sacred Scripture.     The exegete does not inquire which books constitute Sacred… …

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  • 7Giovanni Battista de Rossi —     Giovanni Battista de Rossi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Giovanni Battista de Rossi     A distinguished Christian archaeologist, best known for his work in connection with the Roman catacombs, born at Rome, 23 February, 1822; died at Castel… …

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  • 8United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 9EDUCATION, 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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  • 10Judaism — /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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  • 11Comte and positivism — Robert Brown COMTE’S AIMS The chief aim of all of Auguste Comte’s publications, and the constant mission of his entire working life, was the improvement of human character through the perfecting of human society. He was convinced that the… …

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  • 12Pentateuch — • The name of the first five books of the Old Testament. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pentateuch     Pentatuch     † …

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  • 13Mesopotamia, history of — ▪ historical region, Asia Introduction  history of the region in southwestern Asia where the world s earliest civilization developed. The name comes from a Greek word meaning “between rivers,” referring to the land between the Tigris and… …

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  • 14Universities — • The principal Catholic foundations have been treated in special articles; here the general aspects of the subject are presented Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Universities     Universities …

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  • 15Great Train Robbery (1963) — The Great Train Robbery is the name given to a £2.6 million train robbery committed on 8 August 1963 at Bridego Railway Bridge, Ledburn near Mentmore in Buckinghamshire, England.[1] The bulk of the stolen money was not recovered. It was probably… …

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  • 16Seventeenth-century materialism: Gassendi and Hobbes — T.Sorell In the English speaking world Pierre Gassendi is probably best known as the author of a set of Objections to Descartes’s Meditations. These Objections, the fifth of seven sets collected by Mersenne, are relatively long and full, and… …

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  • 17James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount of Stair — (May, 1619 November 29, 1695), Scottish lawyer and statesman, was born at Drummurchie, Barr, South Ayrshire.BiographyHe was descended from a family for several generations inclined to the principles of the Reformation, and had ancestors both on… …

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  • 18linguistics — /ling gwis tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics. [1850 55; see LINGUISTIC, ICS] * * * Study of the nature and structure of… …

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  • 19Encyclopedia — • An abridgment of human knowledge in general or a considerable department thereof, treated from a uniform point of view or in a systematized summary Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Encyclopedia     Encyclopedia …

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  • 20HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …

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