Cross and crucifix in Christian worship and devotion.

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  • English
A. R. Mowbray , London
Jesus Christ -- Art., Jesus Christ -- Crucifi
LC ClassificationsN8053 .P6
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Pagination78 p.
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LC Control Number63000537

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Cross and crucifix in Christian worship and devotion. [C E Pocknee]. The Christian cross, seen as a representation of the instrument of the crucifixion of Jesus, is the best-known symbol of Christianity. It is related to the crucifix (a cross that includes a corpus, usually a three-dimensional representation of Jesus' body) and to the more general family of cross symbols, the term cross itself being detached from the original specifically Christian meaning in.

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A crucifix (from Latin cruci fixus meaning "(one) fixed to a cross") is an image of Jesus on the cross, as distinct from a bare representation of Jesus himself on the cross is referred to in English as the corpus (Latin for "body").

The crucifix is a principal symbol for many groups of Christians, and one of the most common forms of the Crucifixion in the arts. Cyril E. Pocknee, Cross and Crucifix: In Christian Worship and Devotion () Norman Laliberte and Edward N.

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West, The History of the Cross () William Wood Seymour, Cross in Tradition, History and Art () Madeline Miller, My Hobby of the Cross () and A Treasury of the Cross (). Whatever Constantine’s motives, the cross had nothing to do with Jesus Christ.

The cross is, in fact, pagan in origin. The New Catholic Encyclopedia admits: “The cross is found in both pre-Christian and non-Christian cultures.” Various other authorities have linked the cross with nature worship.

Cross forms were used as symbols, religious or otherwise, long before the Christian Era, but it is not always clear whether they were simply marks of identification or possession or were significant for belief and worship. Two pre-Christian cross forms have had some vogue in Christian usage.

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Aug 30,  · Crucifixes have long been a fixture in Roman Catholic worship. But in the past few years I have begun to see more and more Protestants wearing them as well, exchanging their empty cross for one that contains an image of the suffering Savior.

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The Christian cross, seen as a representation of the instrument of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, is the best-known religious symbol of Christianity. [1] It is related to the crucifix (a cross that includes a usually three-dimensional representation of Jesus' body) and to the more general family of cross symbols.

An empty cross is a simplified, Christian symbol but doesn’t communicate the full story. Jesus died for our sins, an act to which we return each and every time we witness the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. At the moment of Consecration, we are transported, back in time, to the foot of the cross on Birgit Jones.

Some images reflected a greater emphasis on realism as well as an increased devotion to the crucified Christ. Protestants, with the exception of Lutherans, treated the crucifix as a Catholic symbol and either did not use a cross or crucifix or used just a plain cross.

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This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has Author: Cyril Edward Pocknee. The True Cross. From the Catholic Encyclopedia (AND REPRESENTATIONS OF IT AS OBJECTS OF DEVOTION).

(1) Growth Of the Christian Cult; (2) Catholic Doctrine on the Veneration of the Cross; (3) Relics of the True Cross; (4) Principal Feasts of the Cross. GROWTH OF THE CHRISTIAN CULT. The Cross to which Christ had been nailed, and on which He had died, became for Christians, quite.

Apr 17,  · Robin Jensen explores in great detail, with academic rigor and a believer's vigor, the history of the Cross in Christian belief, worship, and art This book is a splendid work of scholarship.

Jensen has synthesized centuries of theological insights, artistic endeavors and personal devotion into an eminently readable Harvard.

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There are several devotional prayers that contemplate the Seven Sorrows of Mary based on the prophecy of Simeon in Luke Some examples of prayerful devotionals are the Servite rosary (also Author: René Albert.

What we are interested in, then, is whether or not pre-Christian gods and goddesses were depicted as fixed to a cross or in cruciform, appearing as a crucifix. This motif of a pre-Christian or non-Christian god or man on a cross or cross-shaped is expounded upon by the Church fathers Tertullian (c.

) and Minucius Felix (2nd-3rd cents.). The Cross Caracava is a symbol rich in historical significance and ritual power. Whether used an image for devotion, as a protective sigil or charm, an amulet or talisman, or any other spiritual practices, the legendary cross is beloved by spiritually minded individuals of many walks, cultures, and belief systems.

It is not the crucifix that the Christians adore; it is Jesus Christ, whose image is engraved on the wood, who is adored. The crucifix therefore recalls to mind the passion of Jesus and the goodness of God. The Christian must lift his mind beyond the cross to Jesus who has come to save him and the world.

Nov 22,  · Silver Christian Cross PowerPoint Templates is can be customized in color and size, text, and change the background style. A cross that is worn around the neck may point to devotion to Christ or it may mention that you have a cross to bear.

Christian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe. Symbolic of Christ’s death for our sins, Jn. If the cross is colored the color has special significance to the interpretation. Though obviously not all do so out of religious devotion, wearing a cross is quite in vogue in some parts of the world.

Even Soviet youths have been seen wearing one. Many attach deep religious significance to the cross, for, as one youth simply said, “It’s sacred.” But is.

Catherine Combier-Donovan, Director Office of Worship, Catholic Diocese of Richmond Cross or Crucifix on Good Friday. Built of Living Stones [1] states that on Good Friday the assembly may venerate the cross or crucifix. The GIRM [2] and the Roman Missal, however, consistently refer to the “cross” and not “crucifix” as the object of veneration.

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by Steve Ray Dear Protestant Friend: You display a bare cross in your homes; we display the cross and the crucifix. What is the difference and why. The cross is an upright post with a crossbeam in the shape of a “T”.

A crucifix is the same, but it has Christ’s body (corpus) attached to the cross. As an Evangelical Protestant I rejected the crucifix—Christ was no longer on the cross but.

Jul 22,  · The crucifix illustrates Christian living. The crucifix is the abridgment of all that a Christian ought to practice. All the morality of the Gospel consists in bearing our cross, in renouncing ourselves, in crucifying our flesh with all its corrupt affections and inclinations.

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