Christian sacrament

  • 1 Christian theology — The Prophetess Anna, Rembrandt, 1631 See also: History of Christian theology and Outline of Christian theology Christian doctrine redirects here. For the United States Court case known by that name, see G.L. Christian and associates v. US.… …

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  • 2 sacrament — /sak reuh meuhnt/, n. 1. Eccles. a visible sign of an inward grace, esp. one of the solemn Christian rites considered to have been instituted by Jesus Christ to symbolize or confer grace: the sacraments of the Protestant churches are baptism and… …

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  • 3 sacrament — noun Etymology: Middle English sacrement, sacrament, from Anglo French & Late Latin; Anglo French, from Late Latin sacramentum, from Latin, oath of allegiance, obligation, from sacrare to consecrate Date: 13th century 1. a. a Christian rite (as… …

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  • 4 sacrament of the Eucharist — noun a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine • Syn: ↑Holy Eucharist, ↑Eucharist, ↑Holy Sacrament, ↑Liturgy, ↑Eucharistic liturgy, ↑Lord s Supper • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 5 SACRAMENT —    a Rite in which GOD (or Gods) is (are) uniquely active. AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO defined a CHRISTIAN sacrament as a visible sign of an invisible REALITY. The Anglican BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER speaks of them as an outward and visible sign of an inward… …

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  • 6 Sacrament of Marriage —     Sacrament of Marriage     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sacrament of Marriage     That Christian marriage (i.e. marriage between baptized persons) is really a sacrament of the New Law in the strict sense of the word is for all Catholics an… …

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  • 7 Sacrament — Sac ra*ment, n. [L. sacramentum an oath, a sacred thing, a mystery, a sacrament, fr. sacrare to declare as sacred, sacer sacred: cf. F. sacrement. See {Sacred}.] 1. The oath of allegiance taken by Roman soldiers; hence, a sacred ceremony used to… …

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  • 8 Sacrament (US band) — Sacrament was a Christian progressive Thrash Metal band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Their music was known for its evangelistic lyrics, and they often played to secular audiences. When they broke up in 1994, members DiDonato and Ney formed… …

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  • 9 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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  • 10 Christian of Stavelot — was a ninth century Christian monk. He is sometimes (possibly incorrectly) referred to as Christian Druthmar or Druthmar of Aquitaine. Christian was a noted grammarian, Biblical commentator, and eschatologist. He was born in Aquitaine in the… …

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  • 11 sacrament — ► NOUN 1) (in the Christian Church) a religious ceremony or ritual regarded as imparting divine grace, such as baptism and the Eucharist. 2) (also the Blessed Sacrament or the Holy Sacrament) (in Catholic use) the consecrated elements of the… …

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  • 12 Christian Archaeology —     Christian Archaeology     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Archaeology     Christian archaeology is that branch of the science of archaeology the object of which is the study of ancient Christian monuments. The modern historian who… …

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  • 13 Christian symbolism — Christian cross Part of a series on …

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  • 14 Christian Worship —     Christian Worship     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Worship     NOTION AND CHARACTERISTICS     The word worship (Saxon weorthscipe, honour ; from worth, meaning value , dignity , price , and the termination, ship; Lat. cultus) in its… …

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  • 15 Christian (Bishop of Prussia) —     Christian     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian     First Bishop of Prussia, d. 1245. Before becoming a missionary he was a Cistercian monk at the monastery of Oliva near Danzig or, as appears more probable, at Lekno or some other Polish… …

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  • 16 Christian Calendar —     Christian Calendar     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Calendar      GENERALITIES     All civilized peoples and even those which seem to be only just emerging from utter barbarism keep some kind of record of the flight of time and are… …

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  • 17 Christian views of Jesus — consist of the teachings and beliefs held by Christian groups about Jesus, including his divinity, humanity, and earthly life. As indicated by the name Christianity, the focus of a Christian s life is a firm belief in Jesus as the Son of God and… …

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  • 18 Christian soteriology — is the branch of Christian theology that deals with salvation; it is often considered a branch of Christology. [ Soteriology. Dictionary.com. WordNet® 3.0. Princeton University. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Soteriology (accessed: March… …

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  • 19 Sacrament — This article is about the religious term. For other uses, see Sacrament (disambiguation). A sacrament is a sacred rite recognized as of particular importance and significance. There are various views on the existence and meaning of such rites.… …

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  • 20 Christian views on alcohol — Jesus making wine from water in The Marriage at Cana, a 14th century fresco from the Visoki Dečani monastery. Christian views on alcohol are varied. Throughout the first 1,800 years of church history, Christians consumed alcoholic beverages as …

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