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  • 141Hebrew Poetry of the Old Testament —     Hebrew Poetry of the Old Testament     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Hebrew Poetry of the Old Testament     Since the Bible is divinely inspired, and thus becomes the written word of God, many devout souls are averse from handling it as… …

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  • 142ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, HEBREW — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: hebrew illumination in hellenistic times character of hebrew manuscript illumination materials and techniques oriental school spanish illumination french school german school italian… …

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  • 143Latin Psalters — The Latin Psalters are the translations of the Book of Psalms into the Latin language. They are the premier liturgical resource used in the Liturgy of the Hours of the Latin Rites of the Roman Catholic Church. These translations are typically… …

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  • 144History of the Puritans — The history of the Puritans can be traced back to the Vestments Controversy in the reign of Edward VI ending in a decline in the mid 1700s. Background, to 1559 The English Reformation, begun his reign in the reign of Henry VIII of England, was… …

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  • 145KARAITES — (Heb. בַּעֲלֵי מִקְרָא ,בְּנֵי מִקְרָא ,קָרָאִים, Qaraʾim, Benei Miqra, Ba alei Miqra; Ar. Qarāʾiyyūn), Jewish sect which came into being toward the middle of the ninth century. (See Map: karaite Settlement). Its doctrine is characterized… …

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  • 146Old Testament — Note: Judaism uses the term Tanakh to refer to its canon of the Masoretic Text. In academic circles, the more neutral term, Hebrew Bible, is commonly used to refer to these common Scriptures of Judaism and Christianity. Part of a series on… …

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  • 147Jerusalem in Christianity — Jerusalem History …

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  • 148prayer — prayer1 prayerless, adj. prayerlessly, adv. prayerlessness, n. /prair/, n. 1. a devout petition to God or an object of worship. 2. a spiritual communion with God or an object of worship, as in supplication, thanksgiving, adoration, or confession …

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  • 149GIKATILLA (Chiquatilla/Chiquitilla), MOSES BEN SAMUEL HA-KOHEN — (11th century), Spanish Jewish liturgical poet, Hebrew translator, and grammarian. Born in Córdoba of good family, he lived principally in Saragossa and, it seems, traveled extensively. One of a group of youths favored and supported by samuel ha… …

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  • 150Jerusalem in Judaism — Jerusalem History …

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  • 151SCANDINAVIAN LITERATURE — The literary culture of the Scandinavian countries dates back about one millennium, the Danish, Faroese, Icelandic, Norwegian, and Swedish languages having developed on separate paths from the original Germanic root from about the ninth century.… …

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  • 152Korban — Not to be confused with Eid al Adha, an Islamic festival which is known as Korban in some Asian cultures. Not to be confused with Karbon. Part of a series on …

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  • 153Psalm 51 — This article is about the penitential psalm. For the choral setting by Gregorio Allegri, see Miserere (Allegri). Psalm 51 (Greek numbering: Psalm 50), traditionally referred to as the Miserere, its Latin incipit, is one of the Penitential Psalms …

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  • 154Kathisma — A Kathisma (Greek: καθισμα; Slavonic: каѳисма, kafisma ), literally, seat , is a division of the Psalter, used by Eastern Orthodox Christians and Eastern Catholics who follow the Byzantine Rite. The word may also describe a hymn sung at Matins, a …

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  • 155MAGIC — Early Magic Broadly defined, magic is a system of non canonical ritual practices aiming at changing reality. In early Jewish magic this system was based on the use of powerful verbal performative formulae – incantations – whose oral or written… …

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  • 156Zabur — ( ar. زبور) is the holy book of the Sebo un (Arabic:صابؤون, Greek:Σεβομενοι) and, according to Islam, one of the holy books revealed by God before the Qur an (the others mentioned in the Quran being the Tawrat and Injil).Some scholars equate the… …

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  • 157Psalm 67 — (Greek numbering: Psalm 66) is part of the biblical Book of Psalms. Contents 1 Uses 1.1 Judaism 1.2 Anglican Church 1.3 Lutheran Church …

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  • 158Mark S. Smith — Mark Stratton John Matthew Smith (born December 6, 1956) is an American professor and Biblical scholar who currently holds the Skirball Chair of Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies in the Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York… …

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  • 159Great Lent — Orthodox church in the Czech Republic vested in lenten colors. Liturgical year Western …

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  • 160Books of the Bible — ▪ Table Books of the Bible Jewish canon Christian canon Protestant canon (Revised Standard Version [RSV]) Roman Catholic canon (Douai Confraternity versions) Torah ( The Law ) Old Testament Genesis Genesis; or, The First Book of Moses The Book of …

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