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  • 181 PESHAT — (Heb. פְּשָׁט), word which came to mean the plain, literal meaning of a text, as opposed mainly to derash , the homiletical interpretation, but also to any other method than the literal. According to W. Bacher (Die exegetische Terminologie der… …

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  • 182 PURITY AND IMPURITY, RITUAL — (Heb. וְטָהֳרָה טֻמְאָה, tumah ve toharah), a symbolic system according to which a pure person or object is qualified for contact with the Temple and related sancta (holy objects and spaces) while an impure person or object is disqualified from… …

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  • 183 TAKKANOT — (Heb. תַּקָּנוֹת pl.; sing. תַּקָּנָה). This article is arranged according to the following outline: definition and substance legislation in the halakhah nature of halakhic legislation rules of legislation role of the public annulment of takkanot …

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  • 184 TIBBON, IBN — (Tibbonids), a family of translators, philosophers, and exegetes, based in southern France ( Provence, the Midi, Occitania). JUDAH B. SAUL IBN TIBBON (c. 1120–1190), called the father of translators, was born in Granada, but fled (most likely due …

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  • 185 Ezra — For other uses, see Ezra (disambiguation). Ezra from Guillaume Rouillé s Promptuarii Iconum Insigniorum …

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  • 186 Epistle to Titus — The Epistle to Titus is one of the Pastoral Epistles. The Epistle to Titus is a book of the canonic New Testament, one of the three so called pastoral epistles (with 1 Timothy and 2 Timothy ). It is offered as a letter from Paul to the Apostle… …

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  • 187 Gnosticism — This article is part of a series on Gnosticism History of Gnosticism …

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  • 188 Irenaeus — Infobox Saint name=Saint Irenaeus birth date=2nd century death date=202 feast day=June 28 (Roman Catholic Church); August 23 (Eastern Orthodox Church) venerated in=Roman Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church Lutheran Church Anglican Communion… …

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  • 189 New Testament — This article is about part of the Christian Bible. For the theological concept, see New Covenant. Books of the New Testament …

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  • 190 Tanakh — For the musical collective, see Tanakh (band). See also: Hebrew Bible, Old Testament, Septuagint, Targum, and Peshitta Part of a series on …

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  • 191 Bartholomew the Apostle — Bartholomew redirects here. For other uses, see Bartholomew (disambiguation). Saint Bartholomew the Apostle Saint Bartholomew (right) with Saint John, by Dosso Dossi Apostle, Marty …

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  • 192 Abraham ibn Ezra — Abraham ben Meir ibn Ezra (Hebrew: אברהם אבן עזרא or ראב ע, also known as Abenezra) (1092 or 1093–1167), was one of the most distinguished Jewish men of letters and writers of the Middle Ages. Ibn Ezra excelled in philosophy, astronomy/astrology …

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  • 193 Saadia Gaon — ImageSize = width:590 height:120PlotArea = width:570 height:25 left:5 bottom:60TimeAxis = orientation:horizontalDateFormat = yyyyPeriod = from: 250 till:2000AlignBars = earlyScaleMajor = unit:year increment:200 start: 200ScaleMinor = unit:year… …

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  • 194 Philo — (20 BC 50 AD), known also as Philo of Alexandria (gr. Φίλων ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς), Philo Judaeus, Philo Judaeus of Alexandria, Yedidia and Philo the Jew, was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher born in Alexandria, Egypt. Philo used allegory to fuse and… …

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  • 195 Eber — For other uses, see Eber (disambiguation). Eber Eber Children Peleg Joktan Parents Salah Eber (עֵבֶר …

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  • 196 Ali — See also: Nahj al Balagha For other persons named Ali, see Ali (name). For other uses, see Ali (disambiguation). Ali ibn Abu Talib …

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  • 197 Merkabah — For the series of Israeli main battle tanks, see Merkava. Ezekiel s chariot vision , by Matthaeus Merian (1593 1650). Merkabah (Hebrew: מֶרְכַּבְ ,מרכבה, and מִרְכֶּבֶת chariot , derived from the consonantal root …

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  • 198 Council of Jerusalem — This article is about the first century Council of Jerusalem in Early Christianity. For other uses, see Jerusalem Council. James the Just, whose judgment was adopted in the Apostolic Decree of Acts 15:19 29, c. 50 AD: ...we should write to them …

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  • 199 Hippolytus of Rome — For places named after the saint, see Saint Hippolyte Infobox Saint name=Saint Hippolytus of Rome birth date=c. 170 death date=c. 236 feast day=Roman Catholic Church: 13 August Eastern Orthodox Church: 30 January venerated in=Roman Catholic… …

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  • 200 Nicholas of Lyra — A page of Genesis in Postillae perpetuae... Basel, 1498: the first printed biblical exegesis: space has been left for a hand lettered red initial (a rubric) that was never added to this copy. Nicholas of Lyra (French: Nicolas de Lyre) (c.… …

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