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Sin
In a religious context, sin is the act of transgression against divine law. Sin can also be viewed as any thought or action that endangers the ideal relationship between an individual and God; or as any diversion from the perceived ideal order for human living
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Old English
Old English ( English language text">Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages. It was brought to Great Britain by Anglo-Saxon settlers probably in the mid-5th century, and the first Old English literature"> Old English literary works date from the mid-7th century. After the Norman conquest of 1066, English was replaced, for a time, as the language of the upper classes by Anglo-Norman, a relative of French
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Fresco
Fresco (plural frescos or frescoes) is a technique of mural painting executed upon freshly laid, or wet lime plaster. Water is used as the vehicle for the dry-powder pigment to merge with the plaster, and with the setting of the plaster, the painting becomes an integral part of the wall. The word fresco (Italian: affresco) is derived from the Italian adjective fresco meaning "fresh", and may thus be contrasted with fresco-secco or secco mural painting techniques, which are applied to dried plaster, to supplement painting in fresco
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Bahá'í Faith
The Baháʼí Faith (/bəˈhɑː, bəˈh/; Persian: بهائیBahāʼi) is a religion teaching the essential worth of all religions, and the unity and equality of all people. Established by Baháʼu'lláh in 1863, it initially grew in Persia and parts of the Middle East, where it has faced ongoing persecution since its inception. It is estimated to have between 5 and 8 million adherents, known as Baháʼís, spread throughout most of the world's countries and territories. It grew from the mid-19th-century Bábí religion, whose founder (the Báb) taught that God would soon send a prophet in the same way of Jesus or Muhammad. In 1863, after being banished from his native Iran, Baháʼu'lláh (1817–1892) announced that he was this prophet
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Three Poisons (Buddhism)
In biology, poisons are substances that cause disturbances in organisms, usually by chemical reaction or other activity on the molecular scale, when an organism absorbs a sufficient quantity. The fields of medicine (particularly veterinary) and zoology often distinguish a poison from a toxin, and from a venom. Toxins are poisons produced by organisms in nature, and venoms are toxins injected by a bite or sting (this is exclusive to animals). The difference between venom and other poisons is the delivery method. Industry, agriculture, and other sectors employ poisonous substances for reasons other than their toxicity. Most poisonous industrial compounds have associated material safety data sheets and are classed as hazardous substances
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The Gospel
In Christianity, the Gospel (Greek: Greek language text" xml:lang="grc">εὐαγγέλιον euangélion; Old English language">Old English: Old English language text" xml:lang="ang">gospel), or the Good News, is the news of the coming of the Kingdom of God (Mark 1:14-15), and of Jesus in Christianity">Jesus's death on the cross and resurrection to restore people's relationship with God. It may also include the descent of the Holy Spirit (Christianity)">Holy Spirit upon believers and the second coming of Jesus. The message of good news is described as a narrative in the four canonical gospels. The message of good news is described as theology in many of the New Testament letters
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God In Christianity
God in Christianity is the eternal being who created and preserves all things
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Atonement In Christianity
In western Christian theology, atonement describes how human beings can be reconciled to God through Christ's sacrificial suffering and death. Atonement refers to the forgiving or pardoning of sin in general and original sin in particular through the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus, enabling the reconciliation between God and his creation
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Christ (title)
In Christianity, Christ (Greek Χριστός, Christós, meaning "the anointed one") is a title for the saviour and redeemer who would bring salvation to the Jewish people and mankind. Christians believe Jesus is the Messiah in Judaism">Jewish messiah called Christ in both the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament. Christ, used by Christians as both Jesus in the New Testament">a name and a title, is synonymous with Jesus in Christianity">Jesus. The role of the Christ in Christianity Christianity and Judaism">originated from the concept of the messiah in Judaism
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Expulsion From The Garden Of Eden
The Expulsion from the Garden of Eden (Italian: Cacciata dei progenitori dall'Eden) is a fresco by the Italian Early Renaissance artist Masaccio. The fresco is a single scene from the cycle painted around 1425 by Masaccio, Masolino and others on the walls of the Brancacci Chapel in the church of Santa Maria del Carmine in Florence
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Tree Of The Knowledge Of Good And Evil
The tree of the knowledge of good and evil (עֵץ הַדַּעַת טוֹב וָרָע‬; Hebrew pronunciation: [Etz ha-daʿat tov wa-raʿ]) is one of two specific trees in the story of the Garden of Eden in Gene
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Faith In Christianity
Faith in Christianity is a central idea taught by Jesus in Christianity">Jesus himself in reference to the gospel (Good News). In the understanding of Jesus it was an act of trust and self-abandonment in which people no longer rely on their own strength and policies but commit themselves to the power and guiding word of him in whom they believe. Since the Protestant Reformation"> Protestant Reformation the meaning of this term has been an object of major theological disagreement in Western Christianity
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Forbidden Fruit
Forbidden fruit is a phrase that originates from the Book of Genesis concerning Adam and Eve in Genesis 2:16–17. In the narrative, Adam and Eve eat the fruit of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden, which they had been commanded not to do by God
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New Testament Greek
Koine Greek (UK English /ˈkɔɪn/, US English /kɔɪˈn/, /ˈkɔɪn/ or /kˈn/;), also known as Alexandrian dialect, common Attic, Hellenistic or Biblical Greek, was the common supra-regional form of Greek spoken and written during Hellenistic and Roman antiquity and the early Byzantine era, or Late Antiquity. It evolved from the spread of Greek following the conquests of Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC, and served as the lingua franca of much of the Mediterranean region and the Middle East during the following centuries
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