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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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Intercession for Monastic Companions

Renie S. Choy.

in Intercessory Prayer and the Monastic Ideal in the Time of the Carolingian Reforms

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 17962 words.

Chapter 4 concerns the obvious relationship between intercession and the ascetic goal: the support through prayer which monks offered one another in spiritual combat against the devil and...

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Jesuit Phantasia

Trent Pomplun.

in Jesuit on the Roof of the World

October 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 10023 words.

This chapter begins in 1715 as Ippolito Desideri and his traveling companion Manoel Freyre make their way across the great deserts of Western Tibet in the company of a mixed Mongol‐Tibetan...

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John Rippon and Baptist Hymnody

Ken R. Manley.

in Dissenting Praise

March 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 12422 words.

Chapter 4 examines the influence of John Rippon (1751–1836) on the development of Baptist hymnody both in Britain and North America. By means of careful selection and editing, including...

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Pastors

Katie Ann-Marie Bugyis.

in The Care of Nuns

March 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity; Christianity. 24482 words.

Chapter 2 serves as a companion piece to its predecessor. It examines the pastoral and liturgical roles and responsibilities assumed by abbesses and prioresses, underscoring the authority...

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The Book of Mormon and the Bible

Grant Hardy.

in Americanist Approaches to The Book of Mormon

August 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 14398 words.

The Book of Mormon appeared in American history at a time of religious turmoil. As it attempted to answer questions posed by Christians and skeptics alike, it did so through...

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Gall [St Gall, Gallus] (fl. 615), supposed monastic founder

Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 1084 words.

Gall [St Gall, Gallus] (fl. 615), supposed monastic founder, is reported by Jonas of Bobbio, the seventh-century biographer of Columbanus (d. 615), as a companion of that saint. Gall may...

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Petrus [St Petrus] (d. 605x11), abbot of St Peter's and St Paul's, Canterbury (later St Augustine's)

William Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 407 words.

Petrus [St Petrus] (d. 605x11), abbot of St Peter's and St Paul's, Canterbury (later St Augustine's), was both a monk and a priest, and was one of the companions of St Augustine on his...

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