atonement


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the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)

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The idea of atonement interprets Jesus' death on the cross as a sacrifice that brings us back into relationship with God.
Yom Kippur is our Day of Atonement, the most serious day of the year, when we do a 24-hour fast, refrain from normal joys of life, focus on the spiritual tasks of life, focus on living a life that God would have us live.
More than just a recounting of history, Towards a Prairie Atonement is a call to action for author and reader alike.
Reacting to Imee's comment, Ramos said the role he played in the historic 1986 Edsa People Power revolt that toppled the dictatorship was his atonement and 'more than an apology' for his sins.
Naturalist Trevor Herriot makes a passionate and beautiful plea for reconciliation in Towards a Prairie Atonement, a short but powerful meditation on the future of Saskatchewan's native prairie lands.
And among the works taking pride of place is Pam Ainsley's photographic record of the filming of Atonement - the criticallyacclaimed movie starring James McAvoy and Keira Knightley which saw Redcar hit the silver screen.
We know Christ's Atonement can save us from death and sin, but we may not always remember that we can draw on His Atonement for help in other ways.
Readers of Light Atonement should, most definitely, be new age followers and spirituality readers, as this audience will relish the powerful story of how Ariyana develops her abilities, using psychics, crystals and other methods of channeling, to travel to other dimensions in search of enlightenment.
In this book, Murphy examines the doctrine of the atonement in light of evolutionary biology.
Given the novel's title, one might very well expect there to be an element of redemption in the novel, as Ascari claims, achieved through "the power of words" or some other means, since atonement is usually concomitant with redemption.
At the tender age of 13 she was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Atonement.
Atonement and the logic of resurrection in the epistle of the Hebrews.
A close reading of Milton's Paradise Lost and De Doctrina Christiana clearly shows, however, that Milton did in fact embrace the penal-substitutionary theory of atonement, and he believed that Jesus' death on the cross effected this atonement.
At issue are various Christian doctrines of the atonement, which attempt to explain why Jesus died and whether his death satisfies God's wrath over humankind's sinfulness.
According to reports in the US, Atonement actress Saoirse Ronan has been cast as Mary in the movie.