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  • 161 Moses ben Jacob Cordovero — Cordovero s grave in Safed Moses ben Jacob Cordovero, (1522–1570) (Hebrew: משה קורדובירו‎), was a central figure in the historical development of Kabbalah, leader of a mystical school in 16th century Safed, Israel. He is known …

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  • 162 Ásíyih Khánum — The graves of Ásíyih Khánum and Mirzá Mihdí within the Monument Gardens. Ásíyih Khánum (1820–1886) (Persian: آسیه خانم‎‎) was the wife of Bahá u lláh, the founder of the Bahá í Faith. She is viewed by Bahá’ís as the paragon of a devoted mother… …

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  • 163 Jeong Yak-yong — This is a Korean name; the family name is Jeong. Jeong Yak yong The Portrait of Jeong Yak yong Korean name Hangul …

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  • 164 Islam and slavery — The major juristic schools of Islam traditionally accepted the institution of slavery.Lewis 1994, [http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/med/lewis1.html Ch.1] ] Muhammad and many of his companions bought, sold, freed, and captured slaves. Slaves… …

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  • 165 History of the Papacy — The History of the Papacy is the history of both the spiritual role and the temporal role over a timespan of almost 2,000 years from the arrival of Peter in Rome to the present day. The office of the Pope is called the Papacy. In addition to his… …

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  • 166 Protestant views of Mary — include theological positions of major Protestant representatives such as Martin Luther, John Calvin, but also some modern representatives. While it is difficult to generalize about the place of Mary in Protestantism given the great diversity of… …

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  • 167 monasticism — /meuh nas teuh siz euhm/, n. the monastic system, condition, or mode of life. [1785 95; MONASTIC + ISM] * * * Institutionalized religious movement whose members are bound by vows to an ascetic life of prayer, meditation, or good works. Members of …

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  • 168 Uzbekistan — /ooz bek euh stan , stahn , uz /, n. a republic in S central Asia. 23,860,452; 172,741 sq. mi. (447,400 sq. km). Cap.: Tashkent. Formerly, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic. * * * Uzbekistan Introduction Uzbekistan Background: Russia conquered… …

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  • 169 China — • Includes history, government, education, and religion Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. China     China     † …

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  • 170 Tradition and Living Magisterium — • The word tradition refers sometimes to the thing (doctrine, account, or custom) transmitted from one generation to another sometimes to the organ or mode of the transmission Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Tradition and Living… …

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  • 171 Catholic Parochial Missions —     Catholic Parochial Missions     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Catholic Parochial Missions     This term is used to designate certain special exertions of the Church s pastoral agencies, made, for the most part, among Catholics, to instruct them… …

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  • 172 Devotion to the Blessed Virgin —     Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary     Down to the Council of Nicaea     Devotion to Our Blessed Lady in its ultimate analysis must be regarded as a practical application of… …

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  • 173 Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary —     Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary     Down to the Council of Nicaea     Devotion to Our Blessed Lady in its ultimate analysis must be regarded as a practical application of… …

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  • 174 Jean-Jacques Olier —     Jean Jacques Olier     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Jean Jacques Olier     Founder of the seminary and Society of St Sulpice, b. at Paris, 20 Sept., 1608; d. there, 2 April, 1657. At Lyons, where his father had become administrator of justice,… …

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  • 175 The Irish (in Countries Other Than Ireland) —     The Irish (in countries other than Ireland)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Irish (in countries other than Ireland)     I. IN THE UNITED STATES     Who were the first Irish to land on the American continent and the time of their arrival are …

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  • 176 Grace (Christianity) — A series of articles on Grace in Christianity Actual grace a Catholic theological concept …

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  • 177 Protestant views on Mary — A series of articles on mother of Jesus Chronology Presentation of Mary Annunciation · Visitation · Virgin Birth · N …

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  • 178 Islamic views on slavery — …

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  • 179 Spain — /spayn/, n. a kingdom in SW Europe. Including the Balearic and Canary islands, 39,244,195; 194,988 sq. mi. (505,019 sq. km). Cap.: Madrid. Spanish, España. * * * Spain Introduction Spain Background: Spain s powerful world empire of the 16th and… …

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  • 180 Southeast Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. The classical literatures of Southeast Asia can be divided into three major regions: the Sanskrit region of… …

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