City of God

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phrases used to refer to Heaven

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Augustine's writing of The City of God was prompted by the sack of Rome by Alaric and the Visigoths in 410 A.
However, in this first structure, the middle stanza is not entirely unified thematically [begin strikethrough]unified[end strikethrough], as it segues from an idyllic City of God (vv.
Currently over 70% of the money that is earned in the City of God is being spent outside the community.
To speak of the earthly city and the city of God (and to oppose in some sense the one to the other), even though that is what The City of God does, is to belie the complexity of Augustine's argument.
The Golden Space City of God calls us not only to re-examine our own beliefs for those moments when sound theological reflection steps into the realms of fantasy, but identifies the powerful role sound and space have held in religion and the formation of collective identities.
People thought the film City of God, based in Rio about child killers and drugs gangs, where children are shot, was "entertaining" and "brilliant".
Although this study breaks little new ground in its exploration of this tradition, and indeed occasionally errs on the side of oversimplification when presenting it, it succeeds in demonstrating that many of the individual structural patterns identified in some of the best critical readings of Milton's epic are further illuminated within the context of Augustine's famous articulation of the opposition between two cities: the City of Man and the City of God.
Geisha is stunning, Hero is an epic action romp with dazzling fight sequences and City Of God gives an shocking view of life in Rio's slums.
One day, while sorting through my recently deceased mother-in-law's books, I discovered four dusty green leather volumes by Sor Maria, each with faded gold lettering that read Mystical City of God.
He manages to encapsulate both spiritual and temporal needs in the city without sorrow and offers a glimpse of this city of God, one which prospers forever, in which all citizens are equal, regardless of class or caste, a place where problems associated with cities such as crime, poverty, violence and homelessness don't exist.
As they journey to the famous City of God to be reunited with her brother, they experience challenges, obstacles and moments of inspiration and beauty which unfold against the background of the African forest.
Jorge played Knockout Ned in the film City of God and emerged from the slums (favelas) like the street band Afroreggae.
I compliment you on publishing an article about the Brazilian film City of God.
What fills the time between what Mark calls "the time fulfilled" as distinct from the "Kingdom of God at hand" (Mark 1:15) is the work of the Holy Spirit--a work that undoes the divide between the sacred and the profane, the present and the future--the city of man and the city of God.
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