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a presentation made to a deity as an act of worship

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the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity

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the act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist

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c) It is seen among the Shi'i people that interpreted the verses which are related to monotheism but tell what is related to resurrection and blessings of the heaven or retribution of hell the apparent meaning, it is resulted by according to this study that the point of view of Seyyed Hadar Amoh who proved that interpretation of Quran is necessity by relying on verses and hadiths and rational reasons but it is different from some previous point of views and it is felt that his approaches and someone who believes the interpretation of Quran are closer to oblation.
49) Thomas Cranmer, "Of the Oblation and Sacrifice of Christ," in Cox, Works of Thomas Cranmer vol.
When this hymn first appeared in Hymns and Sacred Poems it was entitled "An Hourly Act of Oblation.
The Indians offered the first of the birds as an oblation to the Great Spirit, as a grateful acknowledgment of the bounty in having allowed them to gather food thus plentifully for their families; sometimes distant tribes with whom they were on terms of friendship were invited to share the sport and partake of the spoils.
It was believed that God did not accept the oblation offered by a bachelor.
Children, in these societies, were viewed as burdens and often given to monasteries through the practice of oblation.
A girl is not a nation, But the worst would have it so; The canon a spy's oblation, And poets' lies, culture's code.
The niskraya or ransom motif (nis + [check]krt) hearkens back to the Vedic sacrifice where often the yajamana or sacrificial patron, the true oblation of the sacrifice, is ransomed back (niskrinite) to life through the substitution of the animal victim (e.
Starting on Monday, we call on all students to cover the Oblation statues in all UP campuses with black cloth.
Lately the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) warned of the intention of the Jewish organizations to providing Easter oblation in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, while Al-Aqsa foundation for endowment and heritage revealed on Monday, that Israeli organizations have stepped up their activities in Jerusalem in an attempt to speed up the building of the alleged temple which constitutes a direct threat to the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Of all the words or phrases that priests criticize in the new translations--incarnate, oblation, and dewfall, to name a few--the one word they cite the most as one they'd strike is consubstantial.
The theme of self-annihilation as pleasurable in Sufi beliefs presents another diametrically opposed variable that is mutually illuminating, where the "sacrifice" of the willing self becomes the oblation of divine love.
e More is promised for others who come to bathe in this tirtha on shravana purnima or wash his/her face or body and offers oblation to Lord Kumbheshvara will sure go to heaven as the tank/water-conduit directly flows from the feet of Lord Kumbheshvara.
Here we encounter a girl drowned by a playmate, a father who unknowingly rolled a wagon wheel over his boy's head, and worried parents measuring the "corpse" so a wax replica can be made as an oblation to be burned at the saint's shrine.
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