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Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — History by Period.

(in Catholic doctrine) a place or state of suffering inhabited by the souls of sinners who are expiating their sins before going to heaven. Recorded from Middle English, the word ultimately...

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purgatory

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — History by Period.

(in Catholic doctrine) a place or state of suffering inhabited by the souls of sinners who are expiating their sins before going to heaven. Recorded from Middle English, the word ultimately...

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Purgatory

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: W. B. Yeats Pf: 1938, Dublin Pb: 1939 G: Drama in 1 act;...

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Purgatory

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Opera in 1 act by Crosse, Op.18, to lib. based on play by W. B. Yeats. Comp. 1965. Prod. Cheltenham 1966. For ten., bar., women's ch., and orch. Also opera by Weisgall.

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Purgatory

Jerry L. Walls.

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Christianity. 232 pages.

This book is a philosophical and theological exploration and defense of the doctrine of purgatory. After a historical overview of the development of the doctrine, it examines Protestant...

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purgatory

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 89 words.

The interim state, according to Catholic belief, for those of the dead who must be punished or purified before being

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purgatory

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 89 words.

The interim state, according to Catholic belief, for those of the dead who must be punished or purified before being

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Purgatory

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 115 words.

The doctrine of Purgatory, according to which the souls of the departed suffer for a time until they are purged

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Purgatory

Henry Chadwick.

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church

June 2003; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 786 words.

This chapter discusses the debate about purgatory. To normal Latin view immediately on death souls received their reward, the damned to hell, the just to paradise, the imperfect to...

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Purgatory

Anca Bratu.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 485 words.

Purgatory gradually took shape after a very long maturation of ideas, beliefs and practices concerning the destiny of the Soul

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Purgatory

Gerald Larner.

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 217 words.

Opera in one act, op.18, by gordon Crosse after the play by William Butler Yeats; Cheltenham, Everyman Theatre, 7 July 1966.

Adapted by the composer from a short verse play by...

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