Viewing 8 to 14 of 75 items
Archive | Curiosity RSS feed for this section

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…

0

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…

0

Numinous (definition)

Numinous (/ˈnjuːmɪnəs/) is an English adjective, derived from the Latin numen, meaning “arousing spiritual or religious emotion; mysterious or awe-inspiring”. Origin: Numinous is an English adjective, derived in the 17th century from the Latin numen, that is (especially in ancient Roman religion) a “deity or spirit presiding over a thing or space”. Meaning “denoting or  Full Article…

0

Atonement (definition)

Atonement (also atoning, to atone) is the concept of a person taking action to correct previous sins or wrongdoing on their part, either through direct action to undo the consequences of that act, equivalent action to do good for others, or some other expression of feelings of remorse. From the Middle English attone or atoon  Full Article…

0