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  • Paul's Transformation Of The Body
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    Bodily Resurrection and 1 Corinthians 15: 42-54 By: Joe Scholar One of the most significant issues concerning nearly all religions, Christianity among them, concerns the fate of men following their death. Believing in an inevitable resurrection of the body among the faithful, Paul, a principle founder of Christianity, asserted his beliefs on the nature of bodily resurrection in 1 Corinthians 15: 42-54. As eternity tends to last a long time, believing Christians (even agnostics such as myself) wo...
  • Patron And The Church
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    Art during the Christian tradition was produced to enhance the worship of saintly figures by church patrons. Paintings were not only used to tell a biblical story but also to form emotional connections between the patrons and the principles of the church. Artists in the Christian tradition strived to portray events of religious importance with maximum drama to make a lasting impression. They did this by applying artistic advances in ways that draw the patron into the painting. One such event was...
  • Christ's Presence At The Eucharist
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    Eucharist is the central rite of the Christian religion, in which bread and wine are consecrated by an ordained minister and consumed by the minister and members of the congregation in obedience to Jesus' command at the Last Supper, "Do this in remembrance of me". In the Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches, and in the Anglican, Lutheran, and many other Protestant churches, it is regarded as a sacrament, which both symbolizes and effects the union of Christ with the faithful. Baptists and others...
  • Holy Shroud In Turin
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    'GOD IN THE DETAILS' The whole theory of various shrouds and their existence, is what this article is based on. His main focus is the shroud of Turin, which is believed Jesus Christ was wrapped in. But, radioactive carbon dating has proved that it was made in the Middle Ages, and yet, many people still go and visit it. In order to understand his point, he gives us three different facts. "The image that is on the shroud has a relationship so deep with all the things the Bible tells on the Passion...
  • Body And Blood Of Jesus Christ
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    THE SACRAMENT OF THE EUCHARIST "The Liturgy is the summit toward which the activity of the Church is directed; at the same time it is the fountain from which all her power flows" (Abbott 142). This solemn quote represents the core of the church's official teaching on the Sacred Liturgy. When sin entered the world with the fall of Adam and Eve 1 so began the need for reconciliation between God and His people. Throughout the Hebrew scriptures many covenants were made to bring about this reconcilia...
  • Cloth And The Turin Shroud
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    Introduction: Millions of words have been written about the remarkable cloth preserved at Turin. More recently, most of these writings dealt with one basic question, was it the actual winding sheet of the crucified Christ, bearing an imprint of His body Or was the whole thing a gigantic hoax A fantastic forgery of the Middle Ages Erudite men have lined up on both sides of that compelling query. Some of the facts about the Holy Shroud have something to do with the presence of human blood and othe...
  • Body Of Christ
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    Maria Luisa Garza-Valdez Art History II Spring 98 Museum Project Man of Sorrows In my last visit to the Museum of Fine Arts, I really enjoyed the marvelous feeling of being surrounded by great art work. I focused on The Body of Christ in the Art of Europe and New Spain exhibition. This exhibition has been on display since December 21, 1997, and will end April 12, 1998. This exhibition is the life of Jesus Christ and the significance of his body in religious practice has influenced Western art an...

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