Ecclesiasticus


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an Apocryphal book mainly of maxims (resembling Proverbs in that respect)

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An illustration showing Henry from the Valor Ecclesiasticus, a valuation of the Church of England and Wales which dates from 1535 and, right, Henry VIII's signature on state papers.
Frankel wanted to launder his ill gotten gains through a Vatican Bank account controlled by Colagiovanni as editor of the Catholic journal Monitor Ecclesiasticus.
In so doing, he brings to bear biblical injunctions, in fact duplicating the situation in his primary source, the Apocryphal Book of Ecclesiasticus, words of wisdom addressed by a father to his son.
High-sounding and archaic formulations, in this case from Ecclesiasticus 44:14 'Their bodies are buried in peace; but their name liveth for evermore', were often chosen for secular war memorials, (35) bridging the remembrance due to military heroism with the Christian concept of heavenly immortality.
15) Known by various titles, including the Wisdom of Ben Sira, Sirach, and Ecclesiasticus, it was written in the tradition of the Book of Proverbs.
Wisdom (Sophia in the Byzantine east, Sapienta or Philosophia in the Roman Catholic west), Barbara Newman explains, was the "matriarch of medieval goddesses," portrayed in three books of the Vulgate--Proverbs, Ecclesiasticus, and the Wisdom of Solomon--and figured by theologians and poets as "street preacher, prophet, Temple priestess, daughter and counselor of God, creatrix of the world, all-pervading spirit, celestial bride of sages and philosopher-kings.
Bromyard's formulation may derive part of its ironic force from its inversion of Ecclesiasticus 20:31 or (more distantly) Deuteronomy 16:19, scriptural passages underlying some medieval statements of the influence of money on judges and right judgment.
See also Ecclesiasticus 7:12-13; Babylonian Talmud, Sanhedrin 92a.
Siricio propone afrontar este problema mediante una especie de cursus ecclesiasticus que evitara consagraciones precipitadas o improcedentes.
Herpyllus ecclesiasticus Brad INHSC L&F; p&d; MPM
If nevertheless they remain unsuccessful, the actor ecclesiasticus has to proceed to the final step in the evangelical precept, that is the Dic Ecclesiae, which consists once more of two elements: the publica correptio and the publica denuntiatio.
Elaborating upon a passage from Ecclesiasticus that praises one's good name as being more lasting than any precious treasure (41: 15), Christine explains that worldly renown can endure after someone's death because it is similar to the names of saints, which are inscribed by Christianity in 'eternal and indelible memory' (Solente, 1936: I, 10).
39) Medical references in the Bible could be interpreted in a spiritual light, the most famous example being the verses from Ecclesiasticus 38:1-15 that begin: 'Honour the physician for the need thou hast of him: for the most High hath created him'.