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Open Maat (Egyptian deity)
Maat (Egyptian deity)

Maat was the goddess of cosmic order or balance, as well as truth. She was the foundation of Egyptian religion ( see Religion, Pharaonic Egypt ),

Open Macquarrie, John (1919 - 2007)
Macquarrie, John (1919 - 2007)

One of the leading theologians of the 20th century, John Macquarrie developed a Christian existentialist theology that integrated the principles of

Mahabharata

( məhä´´bär'ətə ), classical Sanskrit epic of India, probably composed between 200 B.C. and A.D. 200. The Mahabharata, comprising more than 90,000

Open Mandaeans
Mandaeans

or Mandeans măn'dēənz , a small religious sect who maintain an ancient belief resembling that of Gnosticism and that of the Parsis . They are also

Mandeville, John, Sir (c. 1300 - 1372)

14th-century English author of The Travels of Sir John Mandeville. Originally written in Norman French, the work became enormously popular and was

Open Manifest Destiny
Manifest Destiny

From the establishment of the earliest American colonies, the European settlement of North America was imbued with an attitude of “chosenness.”

Manning, Henry Edward (1808 - 1892)

1808–92, English churchman, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Manning was born of a Low Church family and was educated at Harrow and at Balliol

Marcel, Gabriel (1889 - 1973)

His mother having died when he was only four, Marcel was raised by a father who had abandoned his Catholicism to become an agnostic along the lines of

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Marcion

( mär'shən, mär'sēən ), c.85–c.160, early Christian bishop, founder of the Marcionites, one of the first great Christian heresies to rival Catholic

Marduk (Babylonian deity)

In Mesopotamian mythology, Marduk was the chief god of Babylon. His cult became important during the reign of the Babylonian king Hammurabi in the