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Pietism

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Like seventeenth-century ‘Quakerism’ and eighteenth-century ‘Methodism’, Pietism (German Pietismus) originally was a nickname, derived from the Latin word pietas (English ‘piety’) and describing a person whose quest for a devout life...

Pilgrimage

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Pilgrimage has been a universal feature of the religions of the world. The impulse to identify particular places as holy and to believe that a journey to such places brings with it a reward, whether this be physical healing or some...

Pilgrimage

Jesus : The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2003

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...Although the scallop shell has now become almost synonymous with pilgrimage, and more specifically, pilgrimage within the Christian tradition, the motivation to travel great distances for religious purposes predates the events surrounding...

Saint

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...In the New Testament, the word saint (Greek hagios, ‘holy’, hence hagiography = writing about the saints) refers to everyone who possesses the Spirit of God in Christ. A person’s saintliness derives from the holiness of God: ‘Indeed, as he...

Indifference and the “More”

Karl Rahner

Karl Rahner (1904–1984) was on of the most important and influential Roman Catholic thinkers of the twentieth century. A major influence and the Second Vatican Council his extensive writings have inspired generations of modern students. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spiritual Exercises

1966

eBook

...Note The conclusion of the Foundation manifests a double aspect: the necessity of indifference, and of the choice of those things that are “more conducive to the end.” Indifference Indifference is a kind of removal or distance away from...

Spirituality

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Spirituality is a word commonly used for an area of relationship between the human spirit and the Spirit of God. It is a wide and ill-defined area, dealing with intangible ideas and often hidden practices. Rather like the definition...

Our Practical Attitude toward Sin

Karl Rahner

Karl Rahner (1904–1984) was on of the most important and influential Roman Catholic thinkers of the twentieth century. A major influence and the Second Vatican Council his extensive writings have inspired generations of modern students. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spiritual Exercises

1966

eBook

...Note With the present meditation we enter into the so-called “first week” of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises. In this week, we will meditate on sin, judgment, and hell. We want to develop these themes very carefully, deliberately, without...

Glossolalia/‘Speaking in Tongues’

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Glossolalia (from the Greek glossa ‘tongue’ and lalein ‘speak’) is the term given to the charismatic gift or practice of speaking in tongues, namely in a linguistic form that is foreign or alien to the speaker. If such tongues...

Religious orders

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...The monastery of the centuries before 1100 was typically an autonomous community that lived under the direction of its abbot and might be exempted from the authority of the diocesan bishop. It was not unknown for there to be links between...

Black Madonnas

Sarah Jane Boss

Sarah Jane Boss is Director of the Centre for Marian Studies, University of Wales, Lampeter, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mary: The Complete Resource

Continuum, 2019

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...This article is extracted and edited from Boss 2004: 74–100.This article examines aspects of the phenomenon of Black Madonnas – their topology, history and mythology.A discussion of other aspects of the cults of Black Madonnas, including...