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The seventh day of the week, commanded by God in the Old Testament as a sacred day of rest after his creation of the world; in Judaism, from sunset


Saint Augustine defined sacrament as a visible sign of invisible grace. Later, the definition expanded to a sacrament being an outward sign instituted

Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre

A devotional shrine, a tourist magnet or a triumphal proclamation of French religious conservatism, the Sacre Coeur has from its construction been a

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[Lat. sacrificare=to make holy], a type of religious offering, or gift to a superior or supreme being, in which the offering is consecrated through

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Virtually every religious tradition has the custom of venerating the spiritually adept, holy men and women whose memory and spirit live on within the

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Salisbury Cathedral

Cathedral in Salisbury , Wiltshire, England. With the exception of its crowning tower and spire, it is a building of uniform Early English design,

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Salvation Army

Protestant denomination and international nonsectarian Christian organization for evangelical and philanthropic work. The Salvation Army has

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Descendants of the people formed by the mixture of Israelites remaining in the northern kingdom of ISRAEL with other peoples settled there by the

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(variations: Saman, Samain, Samonios, Samuin, Samhuin, Samhuinn, Samhtheine, Sainfuin, La Samon, La Samhin, Sham-in, Saimhain, Samhein, Oiche Shamhna,

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two books of the Bible, originally a single work, called First and Second Samuel in modern Bibles, and First and Second Kingdoms in the Septuagint .