1 day ago · Church interiors are covered with the Icons of saints. When an Orthodox Christian venerates icons of a saint he is venerating the image of God which he sees in the saint. Because the Church shows no true distinction between the living and the dead (the saints are considered to be alive in Heaven), saints are referred to as if they were still alive.
2 days ago · The Latin Church, also known as the Western Church or the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest particular church sui iuris of the Catholic Church, and employs the Latin liturgical rites. It is one of 24 such churches, the 23 others forming the Eastern Catholic Churches .
3 days ago · Elisha's story is related in the Book of Kings (Second Scroll, chapters 2-14) in the Hebrew Bible (in Judaism, part of the Nevi'im).According to this story, he was a prophet and a wonder-worker of the Northern Kingdom of Israel who was active during the reign of Joram, Jehu, Jehoahaz, and Jehoash (Joash).
In Russia, many monasteries, cathedrals, court and merchant churches are dedicated to the Chief Commander Michael; most Russian cities have a church or chapel dedicated to the Archangel Michael. The place of Michael in the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria is as a saintly intercessor. He is the one who presents to God the prayers of the just ...
From Middle English cherub, cherube, cherubin, cherubine, cherubym, cherubyn, cherybin, gerubin, jerubin (“angel of the second highest order; depiction of such an angel”), from Old English cerubin, cerubim, ceruphin, cherubin, from Latin cherūbīn, cherūbīm, from Ancient Greek χερουβίν (kheroubín), χερουβείν (kheroubeín), χερουβίμ (kheroubím), from Hebrew כְּרוּבִים (k'ruvím); further etymology uncertain. The English and Middle English word cherub(e) is derived from Latin cherub (“cherub”) (t...
1. (Received Pronunciation, General American) enPR: chĕrʹəb, IPA(key): /ˈtʃɛɹəb/ 2. Hyphenation: che‧rub
cherub (plural cherubs or cherubim or cherubims) 1. (biblical) A winged creature attending on God, described by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite (c. 5th–6th century) as the second highest order of angels, ranked above thrones and below seraphim; similar to a lamassu in the pre-exilic texts of the Hebrew Bible, more humanoid in later texts.quotations ▼ 1.1. , [William Tyndale, transl.], The Newe Testamēt[…] (Tyndale Bible), [Worms, Germany: Peter Schöffer], OCLC 762018299; republished as...
More recent than cherubijn. Borrowed from Latin cherub, from Ancient Greek χερούβ (kheroúb), ultimately from Biblical Hebrew כְּרוּב (k'rúv).
1. IPA(key): /ˈxeː.rʏp/ 2. Hyphenation: che‧rub
cherub m (plural cherubs, diminutive cherubje n) 1. cherub 1.1. (biblical, historical) lamassu-like angel 1.2. (biblical, religion) six-winged humanoidangel 1.3. (art) putto
From Ancient Greek χερούβ (kheroúb), ultimately from Hebrew כְּרוּב (kerúv).
1. (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈkʰe.rub/, [ˈkʰɛ.rʊb] 2. (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈke.rub/, [ˈkɛː.rub]
cherub m (irregular, genitive cherub) 1. (indeclinable, Christianity) cherubquotations ▼ 1.1. 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Exodus 25:18 & 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Exodus 25:19 1.1.1. duos quoque cherubinaureos et productiles facies ex utraque parte oraculi 1.1.2. cherubunus sit in latere uno et alter in altero 1.2. (Can we date this quote?) Nova Vulgata, Exodus 25:18&19 1.2.1. Duos quoque cherubimaureos et productiles facies ex utraque parte propitiatorii, 1.2.2. cherub unus sit i...
Nov 19, 2020 · The Order of Friars Minor is a mendicant Catholic religious order, founded in 1209 by Francis of Assisi. The order adheres to the teachings and spiritual disciplines of the founder and of his main associates and followers, such as Clare of Assisi, Anthony of Padua, and Elizabeth of Hungary, among many others.
6 days ago · And do not be afraid of those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul, but instead be afraid of the one who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.(Mat 10:28 LEB) The thief comes…
6 days ago · Readings & Reflections: Saturday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time & The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, November 21,2020 The Byzantine Liturgy proclaims, “Today is the prelude to God’s munificence, and the announcement of salvation: in the Temple of God the Virgin is seen openly, foretelling to all the coming of Christ….
Nov 19, 2020 · Democrats’ failure to address the issue of economic precarity undermines their claim to be the party of the working class. Source: 2020 Was the ‘Precarity Election’ | The Nation
2 days ago · Goat milk is extremely rich and hypoallergenic, making it more useful for nourishing human (and other) infants than cow's milk. For feeding babies, goat milk is traditionally regarded as the next best thing to breast milk, and historically it has been common in rural communities for mothers who had problems lactating to use a goat to suckle their children instead.