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in The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 871 words.

Americans of the Enlightenment era regarded the passions as a key force in human events. They considered passions to be

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Passion

Kimberly H. Perttula and Melissa S. Cardon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship

August 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Social Psychology. 7617 words.

The purpose of this chapter is to present an overview of research on passion and show its relevance to the realm of work and organizations. We first provide a brief review of how passion...

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Passions

Blair Hoxby.

in Early Modern Theatricality

December 2013; p ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 13439 words.

This chapter examines the theory of the passions in relation to early modern theatre. It first considers the reception of Aristotle’s Poetics and particularly how the writings of ancient...

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passion

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 80 words.

[OE]

The word passion comes via Old French from Latin pati ‘to suffer’. The Passion refers to the suffering of

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 504 words.

ashen, fashion, passion, ration • abstraction, action, attraction, benefaction, compaction, contraction, counteraction, diffraction, enaction, exaction, extraction, faction,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 497 words.

ashen, fashion, passion, ration • abstraction, action, attraction, benefaction, compaction, contraction, counteraction, diffraction, enaction, exaction, extraction, faction,

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Passion

Sara Thorgren.

in Management

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 4819 words.

Passion has been discussed in the popular press as a valuable driver for commitment, performance, and well-being. Although academics in disciplines such as literature and religious studies...

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passion

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 286 words.

In NT studies the reference is to the sufferings and *death of Jesus, and the Passion Narratives cover the

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passion

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 289 words.

In NT studies the reference is to the sufferings and death of Jesus, and the Passion Narratives cover the whole

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<b>PASSION</b>

in Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

P ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 344 words.

“Passion”—which is derived via the Latin passio from the verb patior (pati, passus sum), “to suffer, endure, resign

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