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Righteousness

See also Virtuousness.
Amos
prophet of righteousness. [O.T.: Amos]
Astraea
goddess of righteousness. [Gk. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 36]
Benedetto, Don
Catholic teacher of moral precepts. [Ital. Lit.: Bread and Wine]
Dharma
multi-faceted concept of morality, truth, doctrine. [Hindu Rel.: Parrinder, 77]
Do-Right, Dudley
Canadian mountie who can do no wrong. [TV: “The Dudley Do-Right Show” in Terrace, I, 229–230]
Enoch
traditionally seen as paragon of upright man. [O.T.: Genesis 5:21–24]
Everyman
medieval play demonstrating man’s salvation dependent on his righteousness. [Br. Lit.: Everyman]
Josiah
virtuously reforms Jerusalem’s evil ways. [O.T.: II Kings 23:1–20]
Noah
only devout man of time; saved from flood. [O.T.: Genesis 6: 9–22]
Stockmann, Dr. Thomas
despite attempted bribery and intimidation, refuses to suppress evidence that the public baths are a health menace. [Norwegian Lit.: An Enemy of the People; Magill II, 292]
Zosima
elder monk; preaches message of love and forbearance. [Russ. Lit.: Brothers Karamazov]
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The claim that the righteous do not go hungry is made throughout the conventional Ashkenazi selection of verses (Ps.
The Righteous Among the Nations exhibition was created by the Polish Institute of National Remembrance, and has been presented in cities including Warsaw, Tel Aviv and Chicago before coming to Liverpool.
The ceremony will take place in Milan on March 6, 2013, the first time Europe will mark the European Day of the Righteous.
lAllh The Almighty decorates His Paradise everyday and says: "My righteous servants are about to be rid of burdens and harms and then move to you.
For nine months in time, God leaves God's plan for the redemption of the world in the calloused hands of a simple, righteous young man.
The book might have been better titled Righteous Gentiles in Jewish Tradition.
The bomb was a bloody message from the League of the Righteous members to deter us from asking for a fair penalty to those who took the lives of our relatives," said Haider Mahmoud, whose brother was killed when a car bomb blew up at a crowded Khalis market in May, killing at least 30 people.
What's so terrible about love, forgiveness, compassion and to the best of one's ability leading a righteous life?
him bearing the name of the League of the Righteous.
The confirmation of Qais al-Khazaali's handover to Iraq comes a day after the release of Peter Moore, a 36-year-old IT consultant who was held by Khazaali's League of the Righteous for two and a half years, amid speculation of a deal for Moore's release.
Over the years I have encountered many different Christian churches whose leaders and representatives are filled with such an unbelievable level of self righteous indignation towards not just people of other faiths, but also Christians of other churches.
Of course, sometimes there can be what can be termed a righteous anger shown by people at the injustices they observe being suffered by others.