Paula and Eustochium or is Egeria the only European woman to visit the Holy Places in Africa and Asia during this period and to write letters describing her experiences. Let us also look at the Roman matron and widow Paula and her virgin daughter Eustochium. We often see paintings of scarlet-clad Cardinal Jerome in his study at his labours, but his womenfolk are forgotten and omitted from those canvesses, except in three, One in the Santissima Annunziata in Florence, one now in the National Gallery in London, but which was at San Girolamo in Fiesole, which shows the widowed Paula, at her side her most beautiful virgin daughter, Eustochium, and another by Francisco Zurburan and Workshop now in the National Gallery in Washingtonand originally painted for the Hieronymite Order founded by Alfonso of Jaen's brother, and to which belonged the famous Sor Juana de la Cruz in Mexico City. Paula movingly contrasts the wealth of Rome and the poverty of Bethlehem:
Pilgrimages - Journeys made to some place with the purpose of venerating it, or in order to ask there for supernatural aid, or to discharge some religious obligation. Plenary Council - A canonical term applied to various kinds of ecclesiastical synods.
Plunket, Blessed Oliver - Biographical article on the professor of theology, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, martyred in Pneumatomachi Macedonians - A fourth- and fifth-century heretical sect that denied the divinity of the Holy Ghost Poetry, Hebrew, of the Old Testament - No one can read attentively the poorest version of the Old Testament without feeling how strong a vein of poetry runs through its pages.
Polycarp, from ancient sources. Polytheism - The belief in, and consequent worship of, many gods. Peter, chief of the whole Church, and the Vicar of Christ on earth Popes, Chronological Lists of the - The historical lists of popes, from those drawn up in the second century to those of the present day, form in themselves a considerable body of literature.
Popes, Election of the - The pope becomes chief pastor because he is the Bishop of Rome; he does not become Bishop of Rome because he has been chosen to be head of the universal Church.
Popes, List of - In chronological order. Links to a biographical essay on each. For popes up through Pope St. Portugal - A country on the west side of the Iberian Peninsula Positivism - A system of philosophical and religious doctrines elaborated by Auguste Comte.
Poverty - Discusses poverty as a concept and canonical discipline Poverty and Pauperism - Persons whose existence is dependent for any considerable period upon charitable assistance, whether this assistance be public or private.
Pragmatism - As a tendency in philosophy, signifies the insistence on usefulness or practical consequences as a test of truth. Precious Blood, Congregation of the Most - An association of secular priests living in community, whose principal aim is to give missions and retreats.
Preconization - The ratification in a public consistory of the choice made by a third person of a particular benefice Predestinarianism - A heresy which reduces the eternal salvation of the elect as well as the eternal damnation of the reprobate to one cause alone, namely to the sovereign will of God, and thereby excludes the free co-operation of man as a secondary factor in bringing about a happy or unhappy future in the life to come.
Predestination - Those divine decrees which have reference to the supernatural end of rational beings, especially of man Preface - The first part of the Eucharistic prayers in all rites Prelate - The holder of a prelature Premonstratensian Canons - Religious order founded in by St.
Norbert Presbyterianism - One of the groups of ecclesiastical bodies that represent the features of Protestantism emphasized by Calvin. Presbytery - The part of the church reserved for the higher clergy Presence, Real - Article considers: Presentation, Feast of the - Also called: Purification of the Blessed Virgin, Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple Presentation, Order of the - An order founded at Cork, Ireland Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Feast of the - According to some apocryphal writings, Mary, at the age of three, was brought by her parents to the Temple, in fulfillment of a vow, there to be educated Prester John - Name of a legendary Eastern priest and king.
Priest - The minister of Divine worship and sacrifice Priest, Assistant - The first and highest in dignity of the ministers who assist the bishop in pontifical functions.
Priest, High - The chief priest in the Old Testament Priesthood - Brief yet thorough examination of this sacrament Primacy - The supreme episcopal jurisdiction of the pope as pastor and governor of the Universal Church Primate - A bishop possessing superior authority, not only over the bishops of his own province, but over several provinces and metropolitans Prime - Article on the office of Prime, now suppressed Prior - A monastic superior.
Prioress - A superioress in a monastic community for women Priory - A monastery whose superior is a prior. Prisca, Saint - Roman martyr of unknown date Priscilla and Aquila - Jewish tentmakers, who left Rome in the Jewish persecution under Claudius, 49 or 50, and settled in Corinth Priscillianism - A heresy that originated in Spain in the fourth century and was derived from the Gnostic-Manichaean doctrines taught by Marcus, an Egyptian from Memphis.
|A Certain Tendency of French Cinema (Une Certaine Tendance of Cinema Francaise)||Staying on the subject of Dark Age myths:|
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|Homosexuality in the Japanese Buddhist Tradition||Tim Koester, may not be very familiar to some people.|
|Inside JC Superstar by Scott Miller||The very long and complex history of homosexual relations within Japanese Buddhist institutions has only now come to light in the English-speaking world with the recent translation of a few key documents and a number of commentaries on them these are referenced throughout the pages below.|
Prisons - Discusses the history of prisons, as well as the influence of Christianity in their development and modern reform Privilege - A permanent concession made by a legislator outside of the common law Probabilism - The moral system which holds that, when there is question solely of the lawfulness or unlawfulness of an action, it is permissible to follow a solidly probable opinion in favour of liberty even though the opposing view is more probable.
Processional Cross - A crucifix which is carried at the head of a procession, and which is usually mounted upon a long staff or handle Processions - Processions, an element in all ceremonial, are to be found, as we should expect, in almost every form of religious worship.
Profession, Religious - Describes both a declaration openly made, and a state of life publicly embraced Promise, Divine - Embraces promises made by man to his fellowman, by man to God, and by God to man Promulgation - The act by which the legislative power makes legislative enactments known to the authorities entrusted with their execution and to the subjects bound to observe them Proof - The establishment of a disputed or controverted matter by lawful means or arguments.
Propaganda, Sacred Congregation of - The department of the pontifical administration charged with the spread of Catholicism and with the regulation of ecclesiastical affairs in non-Catholic countries. Propagation of the Faith, The Society for the - An international association for the assistance by prayers and alms of Catholic missionary priests, brothers, and nuns engaged in preaching the Gospel in non-Catholic countries.Introduction.
This idea for this essay arose out of material I had gathered for my Ph.D. thesis on the representations of homosexuality in Japanese popular culture. In order to contextualise modern understandings of homosexual desire as experienced between men and between women, I found it was necessary to go increasingly further back into Japanese history so that I might better understand the.
Online Library of Liberty. A collection of scholarly works about individual liberty and free markets. A project of Liberty Fund, Inc. Inside JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR background and analysis by Scott Miller We made him a type of Everyman.
Judas did not think of himself as a traitor. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a story in a Maine newspaper where Irish nuns were maligned: On the front page of the May 13 edition of the Portland Press Herald, there was a story about a young boy who was placed for adoption by nuns .
Thanks for the video links George! I really enjoyed them. I pray to God that Orthodoxy, and strong Christian values will truly spread to the majority of the common folk of Russia, not just anomalies like clergy with 18 kids and a mansion.
The Truth of El Mozote View other pieces in "The New Yorker" By Mark Danner December 06, Tags: Central America | Latin America | El Salvador H EADING up into the mountains of Morazán, in the bright, clear air near the Honduran border, you cross the Torola River, the wooden slats of the one-lane bridge clattering beneath your wheels, and enter what was the fiercest of El Salvador's zonas.