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According to Christian writers, most notably Paul, the Bible teaches that people are, in their current state, sinful, and the New Testament reveals that Jesus is both the Son of man and the Son of God, united in the hypostatic union, God the Son, God made incarnate ; that Jesus ' death by crucifixion was a sacrifice to atone for all humanity's sins, and that acceptance of Jesus as Savior and Lord saves one from Divine Judgment, giving Eternal life.
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* Christian perfection – According to Wesley's teaching, Christians could attain a state of practical perfection, meaning a lack of all voluntary sin by the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, in this life.
According to Damascius, during the persecution of the pagans at Alexandria in the late 480's, Ammonius made concessions to the Christian authorities so that he could continue his lectures.
According to the Christian doctrine of Universal Reconciliation, the Greek New Testament scriptures use the word " eon " to mean a long period ( perhaps 1000 years ) and the word " eonian " to mean " during a long period "; Thus there was a time before the eons, and the eonian period is finite.
According to one premillennial Christian interpretation, the Messiah will return to earth and defeat the Antichrist ( the " beast ") and Satan the Devil in the Battle of Armageddon.
According to Athanasius, the devil fought St. Anthony by afflicting him with boredom, laziness, and the phantoms of women, which he overcame by the power of prayer, providing a theme for Christian art.
According to Jewish and Christian traditions, authorship is assigned to the Prophet Jeremiah, who was ministering the Word of God during the conquest of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar, during which the First Temple was destroyed and King Zedekiah was taken prisoner ( cf.
() According to the book of Leviticus, blood from sacrificed animals may only be placed on the altar of the Great Temple in Jerusalem ( which no longer existed at the time of the Christian blood libels ).
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the translation of the French term into " human creature " implies that the label " Christian " is a reminder of the humanity of the afflicted, in contrast to brute beasts.
According to Christian Science, Christ is " the divine manifestation of God, which comes to the flesh to destroy incarnate error.
According to Catholic theologian Karl Rahner, the purpose of modern Christology is to formulate the Christian belief that " God became man and that God-made-man is the individual Jesus Christ " in a manner that this statement can be understood consistently, without the confusions of past debates and mythologies.
According to Christian sources, the Jews of Alexandria schemed against the Christians and killed many of them ; Cyril reacted and expelled either all of the Jews, or else only the murderers, from Alexandria, actually exerting a power that belonged to the civil officer, Orestes.
According to the New American Bible, a Catholic Bible translation produced by the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, the story of the Nephilim in Genesis 6: 1-4 " is apparently a fragment of an old legend that had borrowed much from ancient mythology ", and the " sons of God " mentioned in that passage are " celestial beings of mythology ".
According to Bernard McGinn, these parts of the oracles were probably written by a Christian and incorporated " mythological language " in describing Nero's return.
According to Bruce Lincoln, the philosophes " made irrationality the hallmark of myth and constituted philosophy — rather than the Christian kerygma — as the antidote for mythic discourse.
According to a tradition preserved in Eastern Christian folklore, Golgotha was the summit of the cosmic mountain at the center of the world and the location where Adam had been both created and buried.
According to Christian tradition, Christ descended to hell after his death, in order to free the souls there ; this event is known as the harrowing of hell.
According to Carl Mitcham, " the Christian mythology of progress toward transcendent salvation " created the conditions for modern ideas of scientific and technological progress.
According to Christian theologian Alister McGrath, the Jewish Christians affirmed every aspect of then contemporary Second Temple Judaism with the addition of the belief that Jesus was the messiah, with Isaiah 49: 6, " an explicit parallel to 42: 6 " quoted by Paul in Acts 13: 47 and reinterpreted by Justin the Martyr.
According to non-Orthodox Jews and critical historians, Jewish law too has been affected by surrounding cultures ( for example, some scholars argue that the establishment of absolute monotheism in Judaism was a reaction against the dualism of Zoroastrianism that Jews encountered when living under Persian rule ; Jews rejected polygamy during the Middle Ages, influenced by their Christian neighbors ).
According to Christian Tradition and Canon Law, the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria only ordains men to the priesthood and episcopate, and if they wish to be married, they must be married before they are ordained.
According to Taylor, by the early 19th century this deism-mediated exclusive humanism developed as an alternative to Christian faith in a personal God and an order of miracles and mystery.
According to oral tradition, they fought against the Abyssinians and uprooted Christian communities in Galgala, a town that used to have churches and temples.
According to Arendt, the concept of freedom became associated with the Christian notion of freedom of the will, or inner freedom, around the 5th century C. E.
According to one scholar, John portrays Jesus Christ as " a brief manifestation of the eternal Word, whose immortal spirit remains ever-present with the believing Christian.
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According to 20th-century scholar Walther Ludwig, the poems were spuriously inserted into an early biography of Plato sometime between 250 BC and 100 BC and adopted by later writers from this source.
According to Mircea Eliade, the medieval " Gioacchinian myth [...] of universal renovation in a more or less imminent future " has influenced a number of modern theories of history, such as those of Lessing ( who explicitly compares his views to those of medieval " enthusiasts "), Fichte, Hegel, and Schelling, and has also influenced a number of Russian writers.
According to tradition and some early church writers, the author is Mark the Evangelist, the companion of the apostle Peter.
According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, after the cycle of Grail romances was well established, late medieval writers came up with a false etymology for sangréal, an alternative name for " Holy Grail.
According to the principal editor of the journal, Leonard Lewisohn: " Although a number of major Islamic poets easily rival the likes of Dante, Shakespeare and Milton in importance and output, they still enjoy only a marginal literary fame in the West because the works of Arabic and Persian thinkers, writers and poets are considered as negligible, frivolous, tawdry sideshows beside the grand narrative of the Western Canon.
" According to Spink, " It wasn't long before Chicago writers discovered they had a ' character ' on the bench.
According to Padmanabh Jaini, his emphasis on reaping the fruits only of one ’ s own karma was not restricted to the Jainas ; both Hindus and Buddhist writers have produced doctrinal materials stressing the same point.
According to the Oxford English Corpus, a database of 21st Century texts that contains everything from academic journal articles to unedited writing and blog entries, contemporary writers opt for the nonstandard ' chords ' instead of ' cords ' 49 % of the time.
According to Robert Irwin, " Even today, with the exception of certain writers and academics, the Nights is regarded with disdain in the Arabic world.
According to some writers, Bactria was the homeland of Indo-European tribes who moved south-west into Iran and into North-Western India around 2500 – 2000 BC.
According to The Original Series writers ' guide, the effective range of a transporter is 40, 000 kilometers, although thick layers of rock can reduce this range ( TNG: " Legacy ").
According to a BBC Radio 4 programme on the characters, they were named after the writers Sandy Wilson and Julian Slade.
According to the Church of Satan historiography, other LaVey associates from this time include noted Science Fiction and Horror writers Anthony Boucher, August Derleth, Robert Barbour Johnson, Reginald Bretnor, Emil Petaja, Stuart Palmer, Clark Ashton Smith, Forrest J. Ackerman, and Fritz Leiber Jr.
According to a 2002 book by the popular writers James Moseley and Karl Pflock, in early 1957, Jessup was contacted by the Office of Naval Research ( ONR ) in Washington, D. C., and was asked to study the contents of a parcel that it had received.
According to another source, 18th century Scots writers like Allan Ramsay justified their use of Scots ( instead of English ) by comparing it to the use of Ancient Greek Doric by Theocritus.
According to executive producer Al Jean, the writers often used McClure as a " panic button " and added the character when they felt an episode needed more humor.
According to Shammai Feldman, Zelophehad and his daughters are a fiction created simply to illustrate some of the legal rules of inheritance ; Jewish textual scholars regard the accounts concerning Zelophehad's daughters as accretions added to the earlier priestly source narrative by writers from the same pro-Aaronid religio-political group.
According to 14th century writers, the town seemed defensive in character and was ruled by Siemowit of Bytom.
According to co-creator Allan Burns, Minnesota was selected for the show's location after " one of the writers began talking about the strengths and weaknesses of the Vikings.
According to late writers, he was killed either by Achilles or by one of the following four: Diomedes, Idomeneus and the two Ajaxes who at one point united to attack the opponents.
According to the Byzantine encyclopaedia, Suda: " He was born in the 56th Olympiad ( 556 / 552 BC ) or according to some writers in the 62nd ( 532 / 528 ) and he survived until the 78th ( 468 / 464 ), having lived eighty-nine years.