Ascension of Christ


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(New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection

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Thus the horizon of faith is illumined and enlarged by the ascension of Christ in whom the glory of true life is revealed" (120).
Fourth, during the period from the ascension of Christ to Pentecost the church existed in Christ, since Christ assumed the flesh of the church when he became incarnate, but the church was not operative in the world, because the ascended Christ was no longer visible and the Holy Spirit had not yet been sent to the world.
The doctrine of the Ascension of Christ is rejected as a "religious reversal of the death of God [that] cannot reverse or bring to an end the progressive descent of Spirit into flesh" (103).
Denoncourt's Via crucis explores a boy's imaginative interpretation of the Catholic iconic representation of the crucifixion and ascension of Christ.
1540, first published in 1547) are strongly contrasted poetic works: the first deals with the human heart's inability to attain perfect love as set forth by neoplatonism and courtly love; the second is an affirmative statement of belief in and celebration of the ascension of Christ whose new law of love triumphs over the Old Testament law.
It is not mere coincidence that we celebrate the Resurrection and Ascension of Christ at this time of year.
Rempel suggests that three characteristics of Calvin are found in Philips--avoiding both a literal and reductionist interpretation of the words of institution, the ascension of Christ and the coming of the Spirit as the dynamic of the sacramental presence, and a real presence of Christ in the breaking of the bread.
The other reproductions included in the catalogue but not exhibited are: an image of Guido of Arezzo explaining his musical notation (Vienna, Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Cod 51, f 35); two decorations by the Master of the Codex Rossiano, namely, the initial V with the Ascension of Christ, where angels are playing two psalteries (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Cod.
The installment of the mosaic was done by craftsmen from Russia, headed by academician Nikolai Mukhin, who is the author of the Ascension of Christ composition, which depicts Christ surrounded by angels.
This is to say that the bodily resurrection and ascension of Christ inaugurates a new expansion of the incarnation and, consequently, a new way of relating to Christ (see Col 3).
The Venetians do not appear to realize that this holy day (solenita) is meant to commemorate the Ascension of Christ.
The impressive model of the work shows intriguingly intertwined strands of steel rising skywards depicting the Ascension of Christ an d the Descent of the Holy Spirit.
Baptism is no marginal rite, but its meaning and symbolism are celebrated frequently in the poem, not only when the subject is naturally suggested by Acts but also on occasions, for example the Ascension of Christ or the name of Aquila, when there might seem nothing in the scriptural text to suggest any such sacramental significance.
ar, is one of the most important projects in the world involving the mosaic decoration of a curved space (the total area of the artwork being 1,230 square metres), with 70 Russian and Serbian master craftsmen having worked on the central composition, The Ascension of Christ.
When he came to see the new window - The Ascension of Christ - he "was so struck by admiration that I undertook to fill the windows on either side with compositions which I hoped to make worthy of my achievement".