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  • 161 The Church —     The Church     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Church     The term church (Anglo Saxon, cirice, circe; Modern German, Kirche; Sw., Kyrka) is the name employed in the Teutonic languages to render the Greek ekklesia (ecclesia), the term by which… …

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  • 162 ENGLISH LITERATURE — Biblical and Hebraic Influences The Bible has generally been found to be congenial to the English spirit. Indeed, the earliest English poetry consists of the seventh century metrical paraphrases of Genesis and Exodus attributed to Caedmon (died c …

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  • 163 GOD — IN THE BIBLE The Bible is not a single book, but a collection of volumes composed by different authors living in various countries over a period of more than a millennium. In these circumstances, divergencies of emphasis (cf. Kings with… …

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  • 164 1948 Arab–Israeli War — 1948 Arab Israeli War Part of 1948 Palestine war Ca …

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  • 165 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 166 Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 167 Events of Revelation — Christian eschatology Eschatology views Viewpoints • Preterism • Idealism • Historicism …

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  • 168 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference — United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) Information Date: 7–18 December 2009 Location: Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark …

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  • 169 4. WOMEN (an-Nisa') — In the name of God, the Gracious, the Merciful. 1. O people! Fear your Lord, who created you from a single soul, and created from it its mate, and propagated from them many men and women. And revere God whom you ask about, and the parents. Surely …

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  • 170 GALUT — (Golah) (Heb. גָּלוּת, גּוֹלָה), exile. The Concept The Hebrew term galut expresses the Jewish conception of the condition and feelings of a nation uprooted from its homeland and subject to alien rule. The term is essentially applied to the… …

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  • 171 Human rights — Rights Theoretical distinctions Natural and legal rights Claim rights and liberty rights Negative and positive rights Individual an …

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  • 172 Infant baptism — Water is poured on the head of an infant held over the baptismal font of a Catholic church Infant baptism[1][2] is the practice of baptising infants or young children. In theologic …

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  • 173 Stars and planetary systems in fiction — The planetary systems of stars other than the Sun and the Solar System are a staple element in much science fiction. Contents 1 Overview 1.1 The brightest stars …

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  • 174 Earth in science fiction — Earth An overwhelming majority of fiction is set on or features the Earth. However, authors of speculative fiction novels and writers and directors of science fiction film deal with Earth quite differently from authors of conventional fiction.… …

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  • 175 APOLOGETICS — introduction against hellenism in the talmud and midrash in relation to christianity medieval apologetics sefer ha kuzari islam spain and southern france northern france 14TH AND 15TH CENTURY SPAIN italy the rest of europe In the 18th Century In… …

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  • 176 Rapture — For other meanings, see Rapture (disambiguation) …

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  • 177 The Royal British Legion — British Legion redirects here. For other uses, see British Legion (disambiguation). The Royal British Legion Abbreviation RBL Motto Service not Self …

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  • 178 Cultural and historical background of Jesus — Scholars examine the cultural and historical background of Jesus in order to better understand Jesus, his ministry, and the origins of Christianity. This examination treats the New Testament as one of many documents, written and perhaps later… …

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  • 179 Bible prophecy — Part of a series on The Bible …

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  • 180 Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …

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