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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Apostasy
apostate, but a runaway, and so is the one who leaves it intending to enter another religious order.
apostate is bound to return to his monastery as soon as possible, and the Council of Trent enjoins bishops to punish
apostate monk and to send him back to his superior [Decree of the Congregation of the Council, 21 September, 1624, in "Bullarum amplissima collectio" (Rome, 1756), V, v, 248].
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01624b.htm   (1996 words)

  
  APOSTASY; APOSTATE in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE (Bible History Online)
Many of the kings of the divided kingdom apostatized, leading the people, as in the case of Rehoboam, into the grossest forms of idolatry and immorality (1 Ki 14:22-24; 2 Ch 12:1).
The emperor Julian, who probably never vitally embraced the Christian faith, is known in history as "the Apostate," having renounced Christianity for paganism soon after his accession to the throne.
An apostate's defection from the faith may be intellectual, as in the case of Ernst Haeckel, who, because of his materialistic philosophy, publicly and formally renounced Christianity and the church; or it may be moral and spiritual, as with Judas, who for filthy lucre's sake basely betrayed his Lord.
www.bible-history.com /isbe/A/APOSTASY;+APOSTATE   (625 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Julian the Apostate (Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Julian the Apostate, Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biographies
Julian the Apostate (Flavius Claudius Julianus), 331?–363, Roman emperor (361–63), nephew of Constantine I; successor of Constantius II.
Julian was a writer of some merit, and his works have been translated into English by W. Wright (3 vol., 1913–24).
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/J/JulianAp.html   (394 words)

  
 Saints of June 5
Upon his return to Tyre in Phoenicia, he was chosen bishop and in that office attended the
He was beaten to death at Varna on the Black Sea (Odyssopolis, Thrace) under Julian the Apostate (Benedictines, Encyclopedia, Husenbeth).
Saint Dorotheus is portrayed in art as a priest killed with a club (Roeder).
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/0605.htm   (1898 words)

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