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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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Whether the father has other children likely impacts attitudes toward fatherhood, since men who are first-time fathers may hold idealized attitudes toward fatherhood compared to those who are more experienced fathers.
The younger son chooses to move away from status as a son by asking for the inheritance, which means he wishes the father dead.
In the subsequent court hearing, the father requested that the judge quash the apprehension order and the judge agreed.
Records show the father had moved to Indiana after breaking up with the mother and had been trying to contact her.
Theophilus advanced the notion of the Logos with his distinction between the Intelligence of the Father and the Word Brought Forth.
I think I do roe much for my children because i didn't have a dad there," says the Father of four girls.
It seems to me that there is probably are behavioral and physiological mechanisms, to some degree genetically (and thus evolutionarily) based, that encourage in early reproductions, in the emergency case of no present father and delayed reproduction in the relative stability of the home with the father present.
With this task, whatever I do, I become the father of my helpless father.
If I'd had sex with her, I was the father, and my mother expected me to take responsibility for that child.
Described by friends and family as brilliant, muscular, athletic, and a sports fisherman, Hemingway was also an accomplished doctor, a writer, and the father of eight children by four different wives.
First, the child may be exposed via the placenta to carcinogenic substances carried into the home by the father.