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father

History a senator or patrician in ancient Rome

Father

1. God, esp when considered as the first person of the Christian Trinity
2. any of the writers on Christian doctrine of the pre-Scholastic period
3. a title used for Christian priests

What does it mean when you dream about your father?

Next to mothers, fathers usually exert the most powerful influence over our psychological makeup. The appearance of the father or a father symbol in a dream is thus extraordinarily difficult to interpret, because the meaning depends so heavily on each individual’s experience with his or her own father. At a general level we can say that fathers represent power, authority, caring, the law, responsibility, and tradition. A father, as one of the co-producers of a new life, is also a creator.

Father

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Dreams with fathers in them can be looked at on several different levels. You may be dreaming about your father and expressing your feelings about him in a safe way. Traditionally, a father dream can be seen as symbolizing authority and power. In the dream you may be expressing your attitude about strengths and weaknesses as they relate to your position in life and your general attitude toward society. The image of the father could also represent the “collective consciousness, ” the traditional spirit, and the yang.
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Otherwise only four papyri (see KV 5-8) preserve copies of works of Basil, so the ostracon significantly augments our early knowledge of the text of this Church Father.
Despite the claim of the church fathers that they adhered to tradition, they made baptism more elaborate in successive centuries.
The elder church father also taught that when deciding whether to give to a poor person but in doubt about whether s/he is deserving, we should give anyway on the chance that the person might be in real need.
The survey that follows is generally limited to Hubmaier's overt references to a particular Church father or his writings.
It is time for scholars to focus on Erasmus' critical evaluation of Jerome's works and to realize the great importance that the humanist attached to encountering the Church Father as an author.
The contract is restoration work within the Church Fathers of the Philippine on the Holy Mountain in Gostyn, including:
By contrast this monograph casts a wider net seeking to capture a broader overview of how the early Church Fathers in general understood and interpreted biblical texts as the inspired word of God.
But in an interview contained in a new book, Francis explains that his message is rooted in the Gospel and has been echoed by church fathers since Christianity's first centuries.
Some of Maximos s most philosophical works were written in reply to questions he received about the writings of earlier Church Fathers.
He was denounced by the Church Fathers and he chose to separate himself from the Imperial Church.
The Council denounced "all moves from outside the Orthodox Church," noting that "the Church fathers solely have the right to speak about and defend the nuns.
The largest number of sources comes from the Church Fathers.