sacraments

  • 1 Sacraments — • Presents the necessity, the nature, the origin and cause, the number, the effects, the minister, and the recipient of the Sacraments Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sacraments     Sacraments …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 sacraments — From the Latin ‘sacramentum’, meaning an oath, as taken by men joining the Roman army. Already by the time of the governor Pliny (112 CE) the term is used of Christian practices he misunderstood their sacraments to be oaths by which they promised …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 3 Sacraments — The Holy Spirit grants us the following spiritual blessings through the seven church Sacraments: Through Baptism, we receive the gift of the new birth. Through Chrism (Myron), we receive the Holy Spirit dwelling within us. Through Eucharist, we… …

    Dictionary of church terms

  • 4 sacraments — sac·ra·ment || sækrÉ™mÉ™nt n. (Christianity) religious ceremony or ritual believed to have been instituted by Jesus and viewed as a symbol of grace (such as baptism, matrimony, etc.); Holy Communion, holy bread …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 5 Sacraments — ♦ Seven sacred acts which were deemed in medieval theology to confer grace; the most esteemed was the celebration of the mass, sometimes simply referred to as the sacrament . (Heath, Peter. Church and Realm, 1272 1461, 367) …

    Medieval glossary

  • 6 sacraments — plural of sacrament present third singular of sacrament …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 Sacraments of the Catholic Church — This article is an expansion of a section entitled Sacraments within the article: Roman Catholic Church .The Sacraments of the Catholic Church, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, are efficacious signs of grace perceptible to the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 sacraments/ordinances —    The first generation of Protestants reexamined the Roman Catholic system of sacraments the set of rites performed by the clergy for believers, which were seen as visible vehicles for delivering God s grace. Roman Catholics have seven… …

    Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • 9 Sacraments of the Living — The sacraments of the living are five of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church which are classified as such because their chief purpose is to give more grace to the souls already spiritually alive through sanctifying grace.The… …

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  • 10 Sacraments of Initiation — The Sacraments of Initiation are those rituals by which one comes to be one of Christ s Faithful. Catholics According to Canon 842 §2 there are three Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist. The reception of these… …

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  • 11 sacraments of Christian initiation —    This expression refers to the first three Christian sacraments Baptism, Confirmation,and the Eucharist that are traditionally conferred at the same ceremony on adults and, in the Eastern Churches, on children. These three sacraments initiate… …

    Glossary of theological terms

  • 12 sacraments justifying —  Таинства оправдательные …

    Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • 13 sacraments, dominical —  Таинства господни …

    Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • 14 sacraments, the seven —  Таинств семь …

    Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • 15 Aquinas and the Sacraments — Aquinas and the Sacraments: The following article is a condensation of the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas in Summa Contra Gentiles and Summa Theologica. As can be seen, Aquinas relied heavily on Scriptural passages, as well as the writings of… …

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  • 16 Anglican sacraments — In keeping with its prevailing self identity as a via media or middle path of Western Christianity, Anglican sacramental theology expresses elements in keeping with its status as a church in the Catholic tradition and a church of the Reformation …

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  • 17 Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments — This article is part of a series on the Roman Curia Dicastery Apostolic Constitution Pastor Bonus Secretariat of State …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 Catholic sacraments (disambiguation) — Catholic sacraments can refer to:* Sacraments of the Catholic Church * Anglican sacraments * Sacred Mysteries, the sacraments of the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches …

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  • 19 Defence of the Seven Sacraments — The Defence of the Seven Sacraments (in Latin, Assertio Septem Sacramentorum) is a theological treatise written by King Henry VIII of England in 1521. Henry started to write it in 1519 while he was reading Martin Luther s attack on indulgences.… …

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  • 20 last sacraments — /last ˈsækrəmənts/ (say lahst sakruhmuhnts) plural noun the sacraments of penance, viaticum and extreme unction, when administered to a dying person. Also, last rites …

    Australian English dictionary

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