Simon of Cyrene


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Simon of Cyrene

(sīrē`nē), in the New Testament, bystander made to carry Jesus' cross. He was probably an African Jew, and is identified as the father of Alexander and Rufus.
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The CBCP ECMI head urged the faithful to be like the characters in the Bible, Veronica or Simon of Cyrene by helping wipe their pain, or carry their burdens.
There were two main events that were written down: Weeping women of Jerusalem (not the disciples) and Simon of Cyrene helped Jesus carry the cross.
Luke pointedly pictures Simon of Cyrene carrying the cross behind Jesus (23:26).
The traditional Catholic stations are: Christ is condemned to death; he begins to carry the cross; he falls; he meets his mother; Simon of Cyrene helps him carry the cross; Veronica wipes his face; he falls again; he speaks to the women of Jerusalem; he falls again; his clothing is taken away; he is nailed to the cross; he dies; his body is taken down from the cross; and he is laid in the tomb.
Later his father became Dean of the Faculty of English at the University of Fort Hare, and later still was honoured by Rhodes University with an honorary doctorate and by the Anglican Church with the Order of Simon of Cyrene. It was within this culture and its altruistic doctrine that Chris Hundleby was brought up and developed his profound respect for Africa and its people.
In his brief, Whitehead said the bank's recounting of "undisputed facts" fails to state the seminal fact that he had no more discretion "or involvement in what Stuart, the board of directors and the senior management did or approved of Stuart doing in terms of what had been going on at the bank before Stuart was removed than Simon of Cyrene had when the Romans made him carry the cross of Jesus as Jesus was led away to his crucifixion."
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When Simon of Cyrene carried the cross for a while, even though it was unclear if that was Simon's idea or not.
The Wandering Jew is placed in the first, upper-left roundel on a page that contrasts this refusal with an image of Simon of Cyrene, shown aiding Christ in the image in the upper-right miniature [Figure 4].
My mind goes right to the kid who Put Batman there; his mom was in charge of the Easter flowers, He and Batman were having a ball swinging from limb to limb, And then suddenly she swoops up the vase and up it goes right By the Fifth Station--where Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus carry The cross.
They cover how Mark survived, Simon of Cyrene in the Markan passion narrative, echoes of exorcism in Markan and Matthean baptist traditions, Roman law and the burial of Jesus in Mark 15:46, continuity and discontinuity in the newness of the Gospel in Mark and Matthew, emotions of protest in Mark 11-13: responding to an affective turn in social-scientific discourse, the spirituality of faith in the Gospel of Matthew, Matthew as a Jewish Gospel for Jews and Gentiles, and the apocalyptic Jewish Jesus and contemporary interpretation.
Pivotal figures such as Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, Rahab, David, Jeremiah, Joseph and Mary, Simon of Cyrene, Paul, Priscilla and Aquila, and Peter stand out as examples of cross-cultural displacement, each encountering a new language and painful maturing.