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Nazarene

(năz`ərēn), term used of the early Christians. Jesus was sometimes referred to as a Nazarene, alluding to his home town, Nazareth. This usage occurs several times in the New Testament. Nazarene is also used of Christians in the Qur'an.

Nazarene

1. an early name for a Christian (Acts 24:5) or (when preceded by the) for Jesus Christ (?4 bc--?29 ad), the founder of Christianity
2. a member of one of several groups of Jewish-Christians found principally in Syria
3. a member of an association of German artists called the Nazarenes or Brotherhood of St Luke, including Friedrich Overbeck (1789--1869) and Peter von Cornelius (1783--1867), founded (1809) in Vienna to revive German religious art after the examples of the Middle Ages and early Renaissance
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They help pious followers climb the carriage to touch the Nazarene or the cross, wipe them with handkerchiefs or towels, believing that the holy objects have curative powers.
With this name change, we are sharing with our neighbors in the valley, who may not be familiar with the Church of the Nazarene, that we are part of a much larger church community.
Yet paradoxically, throughout this closely argued, meticulously researched and often insightful account the Nazarenes, as individuals and as a movement (although not their artworks), remain tantalizingly elusive to all but the relatively few specialist art historians of this period.
3 -- ran in SAC edition only) Dave Ewart bows his head in prayer during Sunday services at Newhall Church of the Nazarene.
The village of Endzingini (sometimes spelled Indzingini) is where Harmon Schmelzenbach had first opened the African missionary program of the Church of the Nazarene and where missionary nurse Lillian Cole built the first Nazarene hospital.
Significantly, when Doopeyduk's enthusiasm for the Nazarenes begins to be displaced by hoodoo awareness, it is Polyglot who administers a potion which allays the dangerous symptoms of Doopeyduk's developing "hoodoo fever" (49).
following the procession of the Nazarene replicas, while the Traslacion procession kicked off on Tuesday at 5:07 a.
Ours have been heard and we're here to thank the Nazarene.
Adams was a founding member of the Nazarene Church in Woonsocket, RI and a longtime active member of the Church of the Nazarene in Uxbridge.
They fed the townspeople, performed a Christmas program and handed out gifts to more than 120 children at the Nazarene church.