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Alexis Stepanovich Khomiakov

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(1804–60),

Russian philosophical theologian. He was one of the founders of the Slavophile movement which he tried to build up on Orthodox Christianity. Over against the RC (‘unity...

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Apostolic Delegate

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A person appointed by the Pope to keep the Vatican informed of ecclesiastical affairs in the territory assigned to him.

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Bedwardites

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Followers of Alexander Bedward (1859–1930), a prophet-healer at August Town, Kingston, Jamaica. He was successor to an American Negro, Woods, founder of the Jamaica Baptist Free Church in...

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Benedict XV

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(1854–1922),

Pope from 1914. Elected Pope shortly after the outbreak of the 1914–18 War, he protested against inhuman methods of warfare and made strenuous efforts to bring about...

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breathing

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(breeth-ing)

the alternation of active inhalation of air into the lungs through the mouth or nose with the passive exhalation of the air. Breathing is part of respiration and is...

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Catholic

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The word, meaning ‘general’ or ‘universal’, has come to have various uses in Christian terminology: (1) Of the universal Church as distinct from local Christian communities.(2) In the sense...

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Ebionites

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

An ascetic sect of Jewish Christians which flourished on the E. of the R. Jordan in the early years of the Christian era. Their main tenets seem to have been: (1) a ‘reduced’ doctrine of...

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Elector

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — World History.

A prince of the Holy Roman Empire who had the right to elect the emperor. Although the monarchy was elective by the 12th century, it was not until the contested election of 1257 that the...

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enthusiasm

Overview page. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945) — Philosophy.

Term used pejoratively, especially in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, for irrational and disturbed states of religious fervour, especially as found among Puritans, evangelicals,...

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Harrowing of Hell

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The medieval English term for the defeat of the powers of evil at the Descent of Christ into Hell after His death.

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