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Plural Maiestatis (definition)

In Latin Plural Maiestatis or majestic plural, pluralis maiestatis is also known in English as Royal We. Is the use of a plural pronoun (or corresponding plural-inflected verb forms) to refer to a single person who is in a supreme position (lik a King or Monarch). The more general word for the use of a  Full Article…

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Canonical (definition)

Canonical adjective [noun] (from the Greek κανών, kanón, “rule”) belonging to a particular canon of reference. 1 Conforms to the rule, to tradition. Synonyms: authorized, accepted, approved, recognized. For example: follow the canonical procedure. 2 In conformity with the canons of the Catholic Church: canon law. 3 Referred to a Sacred Text, included in the  Full Article…

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Mary mother of Jesus: Quoted more times in the Quran than the New Testament

Mary (in Hebrew: מרים, Myrhiàm; Aramaic: Maryām; Greek: Μαριάμ Mariam, Μαρία / Μαρίη María; Arabic: مريم, Maryam), also called Mary of Nazareth, is the virgin mother of Jesus. Venerated both by Christians (for the Orthodox, Θεοτόκος Theotókos), its sanctity is however also recognized by the Anglican Communion, the Protestant confessions (Lutheran), but also substantially in  Full Article…

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Secular (definition)

Secular: Not connected with religious or spiritual matters. Generally used as opposite of sacred, describe things that have no connection with religion. Example: He spoke about preserving the country as a secular state. …secular and religious education. 2Christian Church (of clergy) not subject to or bound by religious rule; not belonging to or living in  Full Article…

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