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ante-chapel

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Christianity.

Part of a chapel situated at its west end, like transepts, serving as a volume before the chapel proper, e.g. Magdalen and Merton College Chapels, Oxford.

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beam

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Biblical Studies.

Squared timbers were used to support a flat Palestinian roof. In Jesus' parable of Luke 6: 41 REB uses ‘plank’ for AV ‘beam’, but ‘log’ of NRSV is misleading for English readers.

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BRIDGES, Peter Sydney Godfrey (1925 - 2015), Archdeacon of Warwick, 1983–90, then Emeritus; Canon-Theologian of Coventry Cathedral, 1977–90, then Emeritus

in Who Was Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Architecture; Architecture; Individual Architects and Architectural Firms; History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations. 240 words.

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certosa

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Christianity.

Carthusian monastery in Italy.

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hearse

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Christianity.

1 A triangular frame on a stand, holding fifteen candles, formerly used at Tenebrae.

2 Various funeral furnishings, now usually the car bearing the coffin.

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Mission in the Anglican Communion

Kevin Ward.

in The Oxford Handbook of Anglican Studies

October 2015; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity; Interfaith Relations; Religious Buildings. 7642 words.

This chapter discusses the development of Anglicanism through mission and argues that mission is essential to the church’s existence and flourishing. It proposes that the church’s mission...

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parclose

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Architecture.

1 Screen marking off chapels or tombs from the rest of a church, e.g. between a chancel and the chapel to its side.

2 Front of a gallery, open or closed.

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parvis

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Architecture.

1 Corruption of Paradise, often, but incorrectly, applied to a room over a church porch.

2 Open area, court, or atrium in front of a church, or the entire...

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Pella

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies — Architecture.

A city of the Decapolis (Mark 5: 20) captured for the Romans by Pompey in 63 bce, about 29 km. (18 miles) south of the Sea of Galilee and east of the Jordan. It has been suggested that on...

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pinnacle

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Biblical Studies.

The highest points of the Temple roof (‘parapet’, REB, NJB), possibly overlooking a precipitous valley, mentioned as the imaginary scene of Jesus' second temptation (Matt. 4: 5).

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