Dictionary of the Bible

Dictionary of the Bible

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In this discordant state of its members, a church could not but be unfit to celebrate the great commemoration of divine love. (Jude 12. ... Certainly the eucharist itself is, as the name implies, a feast for joy ; but for joy of a much more serious kind. ... The Jews had certain devotional entertainments, in some degree related to the Agape. On their great ... all who had been his intimate friends were commanded by Tiberius to quit Rome, lest their presence should renew his affliction. Agrippaanbsp;...

Title:Dictionary of the Bible
Author:Augustin Calmet
Publisher: - 1856


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