New Jerusalem


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New Jerusalem

Christianity
heaven regarded as the prototype of the earthly Jerusalem; the heavenly city

New Jerusalem

new paradise; dwelling of God among men. [N.T.: Revelation 21:2]
See: Heaven
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New Jerusalem, Sister Gertrude Morgan (1900-80), paint and graphite on paper.
The Christians who first find hope in John's fantastic voyage to the New Jerusalem are a struggling minority in a powerful culture that is, at best, indifferent to them and, at worst, seeks to exterminate them.
And even these topoi subdivide with postmodemity into more nuanced possibilities: the New Jerusalem may fade into Junk City as maintenance schedules fail, or it can mature into "an ecstatic vision of improvisational recombinative urban chaos.
La Gioconda was trying to get people to see that the New Jerusalem would be here as soon as you recognize women's theological rights," the historian believes.
This is a difficult verse in Hebrew and, following the conjectural emendation proposed in The New Jerusalem Bible, it may be translated along with verse 15 as follows: Moses then built an altar and named it Y-H-V-H-Nissi [Y-H-V-H-My-Banner].
The first document is an article entitled "The New Jerusalem," which Whitman clipped from the original publication and on which he made handwritten marginal commentary (see Figure 1).
A MAN accused of decapitating a grandmother on the holiday island of Tenerife told a court he is an "angel of Jesus Christ" sent to create a new Jerusalem.
21 ( ANI ): Israeli officials have approved plans to build 2,612 new homes on Givat HaMatos, or Airplane Hill, which is set to become the first new Jerusalem neighborhood to be built outside Israel's internationally recognized borders since 1996.
I can't single-handedly build a new Jerusalem but I can protect our green and pleasant land," he said, insisting that only a minority of proposed wind turbines were needed to meet green targets set by the Government.
Among the topics are early Jewish eschatology, apocalyptic sustainability and the future of Pentecostal ecology, eschatology as soteriological, perspectives for Pentecostals and Catholics on hope for eternal life, the New Jerusalem versus social responsibility in Guatemala, and constructing an African Pentecostal eschatology.
The next gun buy-back event will be from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, August 18 at the New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 122-05 Smith Street (corner of Baisley Blvd.
The title of the book is borrowed from Mama Pearl, a popular Rasta disc jockey who calls Sint Maarteners to join him "chanting down a New Jerusalem .