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Definition of Scripture
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Canonical ScripturesCanonic Ca*non"ic, Cannonical Can*non"ic*al, a. [L.
cannonicus, LL. canonicalis, fr. L. canon: cf. F. canonique.
Of or pertaining to a canon; established by, or according to
a, canon or canons. ``The oath of canonical obedience.'
Canonical books, or Canonical Scriptures, those books
which are declared by the canons of the church to be of
divine inspiration; -- called collectively the canon. The
Roman Catholic Church holds as canonical several books
which Protestants reject as apocryphal.
Canonical epistles, an appellation given to the epistles
called also general or catholic. See Catholic epistles,
Canonical form (Math.), the simples or most symmetrical
form to which all functions of the same class can be
reduced without lose of generality.
Canonical hours, certain stated times of the day, fixed by
ecclesiastical laws, and appropriated to the offices of
prayer and devotion; also, certain portions of the
Breviary, to be used at stated hours of the day. In
England, this name is also given to the hours from 8 a. m.
to 3 p. m. (formerly 8 a. m. to 12 m.) before and after
which marriage can not be legally performed in any parish
Canonical letters, letters of several kinds, formerly given
by a bishop to traveling clergymen or laymen, to show that
they were entitled to receive the communion, and to
distinguish them from heretics.
Canonical life, the method or rule of living prescribed by
the ancient clergy who lived in community; a course of
living prescribed for the clergy, less rigid than the
monastic, and more restrained that the secular.
Canonical obedience, submission to the canons of a church,
especially the submission of the inferior clergy to their
bishops, and of other religious orders to their superiors.
Canonical punishments, such as the church may inflict, as
excommunication, degradation, penance, etc.
Canonical sins (Anc. Church.), those for which capital
punishment or public penance decreed by the canon was
inflicted, as idolatry, murder, adultery, heresy.
Meaning of Scripture from wikipedia
- Religious texts
, or scriptures
, from the Latin
"writing") are texts which religious traditions consider
- used in Hebrew
to this day, alongside
Tanakh, to refer
to the Hebrew scriptures
. In modern spoken
Hebrew, they are interchangeable. Many biblical
is a set of texts
(or "books") which
a particular religious community regards
as authoritative scripture
. The English
(Latin: by scripture
alone) is a theological doctrine
held by some Christian denominations
that the Christian scriptures
are the sole infallible[citation...
- The Secret Scripture
is an Irish
by Jim Sheridan, from a screenplay
on the 2008 novel
- τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, "the books") is a collection
of sacred texts
that Jews and Christians consider
to be a product
- The doctrine
of the clarity
the per****uity of Scripture
) is a Protestant Christian position teaching
that "...those things...
- The Secret Scripture
is a 2008 novel written
by Irish writer Sebastian
Barry. The main character
is an old woman, Roseanne
McNulty, who now resides...
" and "canonical" are applied
ways by Western
scholars: for example, one authority refers
- previous scriptures
that Muslims place
upon the Quran
as Allah's final
word, Islam speaks
all the previous scriptures
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