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Deliverance

See also Freedom.
Aphesius
epithet of Zeus, meaning ‘releaser.’ [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 292–293]
Bolivar, Simón
(1783–1830) the great liberator of South America. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 325]
Bon’, Brian
freed Ireland from the Danes. [Irish Myth.: Walsh Classical, 61–62]
Brown, John
(1800–1859) abolitionist; attempted to liberate slaves. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 64]
Ehud
freed Israelites from Moabites by murdering king. [O.T.: Judges 3:15]
Emancipation Proclamation
Lincoln’s declaration freeing the slaves (1863). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 161]
Gideon
with 300 men, saved Israel from Midianites. [O.T.: Judges 6:14, 7:19–21]
Jephthah
routed the Ammonites to save Israelites. [O.T.: Judges 11:32]
Lincoln, Abraham
(1809–1865) 16th U.S. president; the Great Emancipator. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 286–287]
Messiah
expected leader sent by God to exalt Israel. [Judaism: Brewer Dictionary]
Moses
led his people out of bondage. [O.T.: Exodus]
Othniel
freed Israelites from bondage of Cushan-rishathaim. [O.T.: Judges 3:9]
Parsifal
deliverer of Amfortas and the Grail knights. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Parsifal, Westerman, 250]
Passover
festival commemorating Exodus. [Judaism: Wigoder, 472; O.T.: Exodus 12]
Purim
Jewish festival commemorating salvation from Haman’s destruction. [O.T.: Esther 9:20–28]
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Mr Newport said he had carried out tens of thousands of deliverances and written books on the subject.
The exorcism, also known as deliverance, was carried out by Pastor Trevor Newport, Pentecostal minister from Stoke-on-Trent, in front of a select panel at a venue in east London, on Thursday night.
Some believed the deliverance was linked to spirituality while others compared the exorcism to a form of hypnotherapy.
In the Church of England, he said, both the Bishop of Lichfield and his special adviser on the subject had to be consulted first before a deliverance was carried out.
Pastor Trevor Newport carries out the deliverance ceremony on Colin
19) It is a significant title but not one that should be read too politically, for White is writing primarily about private meanings and private deliverances (a deliverance, for example, from the terror of personal annihilation).
18807) - pseudonym is so weak a term as to be positively misleading, wrote six interlinked fictions: The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford, Mark Rutherford's Deliverance, The Revolution in Tanner's Lane, Miriam's Schooling, Catharine Furze, and Clara Hopgood.
Rutherford himself uses the word only once - to describe the reaction to his wife Ellen's recovery: 'we determined to celebrate our deliverance before the cold weather came' (p.
Fleshing that out a bit, the use of the word is either 'as a statement by the clerk of the court to the accused: "God send you a good deliverance" ', or to denote the duty imposed on a jury in certain kinds of trial: 'You shall well and truly try and true deliverance make between our Sovereign Lord the King and the prisoner at the bar.
that my Soul sought nothing of God, but Deliverance from the Load of Guilt that bore down all my Comfort.
10) Goode argues that there are marked if complex traces of Spinoza in White's Rutherford fictions, pointing out that Frederick Pollock in his study of Spinoza (described by White as 'a book which must be read by those who wish to study Spinoza') entitled his chapter on the fifth book of the Ethic 'The Deliverance of Man'.