Transfiguration (religion)

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In a religious context, transfiguration, from Latin transfiguratio, is the experience of momentary divine radiance.wikipedia
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Transfiguration of Jesus

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The most famous account of transfiguration is the transfiguration of Jesus.
The transfiguration of Jesus is a story told in the New Testament when Jesus is transfigured and becomes radiant in glory upon a mountain.

Latin

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In a religious context, transfiguration, from Latin transfiguratio, is the experience of momentary divine radiance.

Divinity

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In a religious context, transfiguration, from Latin transfiguratio, is the experience of momentary divine radiance.

Ladder of Jacob

In the Ladder of Jacob, at the conclusion of this instruction, instead of simply being given the new name Israel, Jacob is introduced to his heavenly counterpart, the angel Israel.

Heaven

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In the Ladder of Jacob, at the conclusion of this instruction, instead of simply being given the new name Israel, Jacob is introduced to his heavenly counterpart, the angel Israel.

Angel

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In the Ladder of Jacob, at the conclusion of this instruction, instead of simply being given the new name Israel, Jacob is introduced to his heavenly counterpart, the angel Israel.

Book of Enoch

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In the Book of Enoch, when Enoch returns to Earth, he tells his children that although they see him as the earthly, human Enoch, there is likewise an angelic Enoch (Metatron) that has stood in the Lord’s Presence.

Metatron

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In the Book of Enoch, when Enoch returns to Earth, he tells his children that although they see him as the earthly, human Enoch, there is likewise an angelic Enoch (Metatron) that has stood in the Lord’s Presence.

Assumption of Moses

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The assumption of Moses apocrypha offers a detailed account of the assumption and transfiguration of Moses.

Lumen gentium

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Lumen gentium states that "the Immaculate Virgin [...] was exalted by the Lord as Queen of the universe, that she might be the more fully confirmed to her Son, the Lord of lords and the conqueror of sin and death".

Christian eschatology

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In Christian eschatology, eternal life is said to be the transfiguration of all of humanity.

Ramalinga Swamigal

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Ramalinga Swamigal (1823 – 1874) is said to have obtained 'an alchemized Light body'.

Gautama Buddha

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The Buddha is said to have been twice transfigured, at the moment of his enlightenment and at the moment of his death.

Enlightenment (spiritual)

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The Buddha is said to have been twice transfigured, at the moment of his enlightenment and at the moment of his death.

P. D. Ouspensky

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P. D. Ouspensky recounts an episode where he claims that he and other onlookers experienced a change in the aspect of Gurdjieff while seated in a railway carriage.

George Gurdjieff

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P. D. Ouspensky recounts an episode where he claims that he and other onlookers experienced a change in the aspect of Gurdjieff while seated in a railway carriage.

Demonology

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In demonology, some high-ranking demons, such as Lucifer, are said to have been able to shapeshift in order to deceive people.

Shapeshifting

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In demonology, some high-ranking demons, such as Lucifer, are said to have been able to shapeshift in order to deceive people.

Christian views on environmentalism

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Orthodox Christian theology is generally more mystical and panentheistic than the traditions which developed in the Christian West, emphasizing the renewal and transfiguration of the whole creation through Christ's redemptive work.

Violin Concerto (Berg)

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The first two sections are meant to represent life, the last two death and transfiguration.

Ossuary

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The remains of an Orthodox Christian are treated with special reverence, in conformity with the biblical teaching that the body of a believer is a "temple of the Holy Spirit", having been sanctified and transfigured by Baptism, Holy Communion and the participation in the mystical life of the Church.

Salvation in Christianity

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Thus the Orthodox emphasis would be that Christ died, not to appease an angry and vindictive Father or to avert the wrath of God upon sinners, but to defeat and secure the destruction of sin and death, so that those who are fallen and in spiritual bondage may become divinely transfigured, and therefore fully human, as their Creator intended; that is to say, human creatures become God in his energies or operations but not in his essence or identity, conforming to the image of Christ and reacquiring the divine likeness (see theosis).

Life of Jesus in the New Testament

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The Transfiguration of Jesus is an episode in the New Testament narrative in which Jesus is transfigured (or metamorphosed) and becomes radiant upon a mountain.

Arthur Drews

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Drews had seen in early Christianity a religion of promise of rebirth and transfiguration for a defeated and oppressed country (announcing the coming of the Kingdom of God), and the creation of a national myth giving hope to ancient occupied Palestinian Jews (an expectation of a messianic leader and liberator).