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  Assumption of Risk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Primary assumption of risk acts as a complete bar to a plaintiff's recovery on a negligence claim as it acts to remove one of the elements of negligence, i.e., the defendant's alleged duty to the plaintiff.
Although primary assumption of risk operates as a complete bar to a cause of action based upon negligence, the risk that allegedly caused the damage must be a risk that was specifically known and appreciated by the plaintiff.
The Court held this type of assumption of risk is called "unreasonable assumption of the risk" and did not bar all recovery; the jury may apportion the percentage of the fault attributable to each responsible party.
www.vglaw.com /html/assump_1.shtml   (4277 words)

 Assumption of Mary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The story of the Assumption was generally accepted as fact in medieval Christianity, as a corollary to the theological assertion of Mary's immaculate conception.
The Assumption of Mary is symbolised in the Fleur-de-lys Madonna.
Assumption of the Virgin by Antonio da Correggio
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Assumption_of_Mary   (1010 words)

 Assumption Parish Area Chamber Of Commerce
Assumption Parish is therefore conveniently situated near the industrial activity of both the Mississippi River region and the Gulf of Mexico coastal area surrounding Morgan City to the south.
Assumption Parish is situated in the serene bayou country in the south-central portion of Louisiana.
Assumption Parish was the scene of a skirmish during the Civil War in October 1862.
www.assumptionchamber.org /workinglivinginassumption.html   (1711 words)

The Assumption was God's way of finishing the job he started at Mary's Immaculate Conception, redeeming her body from the effects of sin as well.
The Assumption is an anticipation of the hope of all men, the Resurrection of the Body!, of the full body and soul.
The dogma of the Assumption means that the Virgin Mary now experiences in heaven that union of glorified body and soul which her Son enjoys.
religion-cults.com /mary/assumption.htm   (1972 words)

 Assumption - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Responsibility assumption, a doctrine in the spirituality and personal growth fields holding that each individual has substantial or total responsibility for the events and circumstances that befall them in their life
Assumption reinsurance, a form of reinsurance whereby the reinsurer is substituted for the ceding insurer and becomes directly liable for policy claims
Assumption Island, an island belonging to the Aldabra Group of islands in the Seychelles
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Assumption   (342 words)

Second, because, resting on the claim of the Pope's authority to define dogmas, the Assumption is regarded as the most recent and perhaps most vivid demonstration of the Catholic Church's alleged penchant for "inventing" new dogmas without warrant in Scripture and then imposing them of the faithful as infallibly true.
One final faulty assumption often made: that the doctrine of the Assumption is exclusively about Mary herself, without reference to Christ or the Church.
The Assumption of Mary reminds us that we are more than souls: whatever the weaknesses of our bodies after the Fall of humanity, the body, as such, remains good and is part of our ultimate destiny.
www.catholic.net /RCC/Periodicals/Dossier/0506-96/Article6.html   (2006 words)

Today, the belief in the corporeal assumption of Mary is universal in the East and in the West; according to Benedict XIV (De Festis B.V.M., I, viii, 18) it is a probable opinion, which to deny were impious and blasphemous.
Gallican origin (since the belief in the bodily assumption of Mary, under the influence of the apocryphal writings, is older in Gaul than in Rome), and that it supplanted the old Gelasian Mass.
At Piazza, in Sicily, there is a commemoration of the Assumption of Mary (double second class) the 20th of February, the anniversary of the earthquake of 1743.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02006b.htm   (1123 words)

 Assumption Parish Economy
While Assumption Parish offers all of the business amenities and services which appeal to commercial establishments, it also affords its residents a high quality of life with good schools, low crime rates and abundant recreational opportunities.
Most people know Assumption Parish (county) as a bedroom community between industrial centers along the Mississippi River to the north and Morgan City to the south.
Most of the 342 square miles of Assumption Parish are characterized by the serene, moss-draped bayous for which Louisiana is famous.
www.enlou.com /parishes/assumption-parish.htm   (1205 words)

Assumption College is committed to providing each student-athlete with a positive experience both in the classroom and within the athletic arena.
Assumption College student-athletes are expected to use good judgment at all times to ensure a positive educational and athletics atmosphere.
Individuals who participate in Assumption College intercollegiate athletics shall conduct themselves with honesty, integrity and sportsmanship at all times, so that intercollegiate athletics as a whole, the Institutions and they, as individuals, shall be representative of the values of fair play and generally recognized high standards associated with wholesome competitive sports.
www.assumptiongreyhounds.com /athletics/policies/sa_handbook   (6949 words)

 psi assumption
The psi assumption is the assumption that any significant departure from the laws of chance in a test of psychic ability is evidence that something anomalous or paranormal has occurred.
The psi assumption has been made by many parapsychologists since the scientific investigation of psychic phenomena began in earnest with the establishment of the Society for Psychical Research in 1882.
Another example of the psi assumption can be found in the work of S. Soal (1889-1975), a mathematician at Queen Mary College, London University, who aimed to improve on Rhine’s rather sloppy methods by systematically excluding what sensory leakage (non-telepathic communication) and deception of any kind in his ESP experiments.
skepdic.com /psiassumption.html   (2771 words)

 The Assumption of Mary
There, Mary (representing both the Church and the messianic populace) pregnant and "clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head" is attacked by "an enormous red dragon" (representing the Roman Empire in particular, and evil and persecution in general).
On another level, the Assumption epitomizes the reconciliation of the material and spiritual world, as the human Mary enters "body and soul to heavenly glory." Carl Jung, the transpersonal psychologist, concluded that the doctrine of the Assumption reflected an acceptance of the physical world.
Catholic Encylopedia on the Feast of the Assumption.
www.davekopel.com /Religion/assumption-of-mary.htm   (683 words)

 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : August 15, 2005 : Assumption
» Novena for the Solemnity of the Assumption
Thus he solemnly proclaimed that the belief whereby the Blessed Virgin Mary, at the close of her earthly life, was taken up, body and soul, into the glory of heaven, definitively forms part of the deposit of faith, received from the Apostles.
The Assumption completes God's work in her since it was not fitting that the flesh that had given life to God himself should ever undergo corruption.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/calendar/day.cfm?date=2005-08-15   (1297 words)

 Assumption Parish: Louisiana: Napoleonville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Assumption Parish was one of the original Louisiana parishes created in 1807.
Orginally dominated by small farms, Assumption Parish was transformed into a plantation area following the introduction of sugarcane in the early nineteenth-century.
Assumption Parish remains an agricultural region dominated by the sugar industry.
ccet.louisiana.edu /03a_Cultural_Tourism_Files/02.1_Acadiana_Parishes/Assumption_Parish.html   (128 words)

 Solemnity of Mary's Assumption   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The meaning of the Assumption is that of a culmination and a new beginning.
With the Assumption, the promises of the Lord were fulfilled for Mary, and as always, beyond all expectation.
It coincided with the proclamation of the Dogma of Mary's Assumption by Pope Pius XII.
www.udayton.edu /mary/liturgicalseasonsaugust1.html   (810 words)

 TLPJ - Press - Assumption College Avoids Title IX Lawsuit - June 9, 2005
Assumption College women's track and field team members were prepared to go the distance against sex discrimination in a Title IX lawsuit.
Assumption announced its decision to cut the women’s track and field teams in January 2005, citing budgetary concerns.
In its letter, TLPJ advised Assumption that the simultaneous elimination of the men’s teams did not provide any defense under Title IX because the school remained in violation of the three-part test for Title IX compliance.
www.tlpj.org /pr/assumption_title_ix_060905.htm   (710 words)

 Mortgage Assumption Agreement Forms - State Specific
When mortgaged property is conveyed to another person, an assumption agreement may be used which provides that the new owner assumes the mortgage and the mortgage holder agrees to the assumption.
Under the assumption agreement, the new owner of the property agrees to assume or take over the existing mortgage on the property and the mortgage holder agrees to permit the substitution of parties.
A deed of trust is an instrument used to secure a debt in which a debtor conveys the legal ownership of real property to a trustee to be held in trust for the benefit of the creditor or to be sold upon the debtor's default to pay the debt.
www.uslegalforms.com /assumption-agreements.htm   (285 words)

 The Assumption of Mary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Catholic authors readily admit that the Assumption is not explicitly taught in Scripture.[1] In the biblical narrative, Mary is last mentioned in Acts 1 where she is found praying with the other disciples before Pentecost.
The first church author to speak on the assumption, Gregory of Tours, based his teaching on the Transitus, perhaps because he accepted it as genuine.[4] However, in 459 A.D. Pope Gelasius issued a decree that officially condemned and rejected the Transitus along with several other heretical writings.
Pope Hormisdas reaffirmed this decree in the sixth century.[5] It is ironic that this heretical teaching was later promoted within the Catholic Church, until eventually it was proclaimed a dogma in the twentieth century.
www.justforcatholics.org /assumption.htm   (1418 words)

So it was that the Feast of the Assumption was elevated from the rank which it had occupied from the beginning among the other Marian feasts to be classed among the more solemn celebrations of the entire liturgical cycle.
These include her exalted holiness, entirely surpassing the sanctity of all men and of the angels, the intimate union of Mary with her Son, and the affection of preeminent love which the Son has for his most worthy Mother.
On the feast day of the Assumption, while explaining the prophet's words: "I will glorify the place of my feet,"[27] he stated it as certain that the divine Redeemer had bedecked with supreme glory his most beloved Mother from whom he had received human flesh.
www.ewtn.com /library/PAPALDOC/P12MUNIF.HTM   (2736 words)

 Assumption Catholic School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Assumption Catholic School, long standing in the community, nurtures a family oriented environment based on Catholic values.
Assumption Catholic School enhances academic excellence in order to inspire students to reach their fullest potential.
Assumption Catholic School teachers work in partnership with parents to provide a caring atmosphere that prepares students for lives of service and respect for one another, their families, their school, their church, their community, and the global community.
www.school.assumption.org   (287 words)

 Religious of the Assumption: News, Become a Sister, Volunteer or Friend (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
We are an international congregation of 1300+ Assumption Sisters of over 40 nationalities, responding to the challenges and calls of society in 35 countries around the world.
Assumption Sisters are called to live and love according to the Gospel.
Academy of the Assumption, Miami Reunion, October 6 and 7, 2006
www.assumptionsisters.org.cob-web.org:8888   (136 words)

 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
The Feast of the Assumption celebrates both the happy departure of Mary from this life by her natural death, and her assumption bodily into heaven.
The idea of the assumption of Mary into heaven after her death is first expressed in narratives of the fifth and sixth centuries.
The Assumption is a source of great hope for us, too, for it points the way for all followers of Christ who imitate her fidelity and obedience to God's will.
www.wf-f.org /Assumption.html   (3284 words)

 Mary's Assumption   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
That early Christian believed in Mary's Assumption is proven in the lack of her relics, empty tombs, the existence of Transitus Mariae stories, and quotes from early Christians.
If the Assumption of Mary were a novel belief at the time, we would expect to find Christian writers of the third to fifth centuries condemning it as a newfangled heresy.
The Assumption is essentially the same as what Evangelicals call the "rapture"; we could even say that Mary was "raptured" into heaven at the end of her life.
home.nyc.rr.com /mysticalrose/marian8.html   (1490 words)

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This memo documents the removal of this assumption in the updated Neighbor Discovery specification [I-D.ietf-ipv6-2461bis], and describes the reasons why this assumption was removed.
Background on the On-link Assumption This part of Neighbor Discovery's [RFC2461] conceptual sending algorithm was created to facilitate communication on a single link between systems configured with different global prefixes in the absence of an IPv6 router.
Without the on-link assumption, the above scenario wouldn't work, and the systems would need to be configured to share a common prefix such as the link-local prefix.
www.ietf.org /internet-drafts/draft-ietf-v6ops-onlinkassumption-04.txt   (2336 words)

 New Catholic Dictionary: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The assumption of her body into heaven upon her death.
According to Benedict XIV, it is a probable opinion, which it is impious to deny, though not an article of faith.
Among the many masters who have painted the subject of the Assumption are Fra Angelico, Ghirlandajo, Rubens, Del Sarto, and Titian.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/ncd00838.htm   (104 words)

 Assumption Life
Assumption Life has remained true to the principles of its founders and contributes to the social and cultural development of the communities it serves.
The application forms for the Calixte-Savoie/Assumption Life bursary ($2,500), the Gilbert and Jeannine Finn/ Assumption Life bursary ($2,500) and the Assumption Life bursary ($5,000) are available at the student centre of the Université de Moncton.
Assumption Foundation is proud to present the recipients of its scholarships for the 2006-2007 academic year.
www.assumption.ca /English/index/dynamic.cfm?id=100   (406 words)

 How to Argue for Mary's Assumption (This Rock: May-June 2001)
Belief in the assumption of Mary is simply the belief that God granted her this gift early, as he appears to have done for others in Matthew 27:52-53.
With this in mind, it would be unscriptural and unreasonable to conclude that the dogma of Mary's Assumption is false because it is not mentioned explicitly in Scripture.
In fact, the first opposition to the Assumption cannot be found until Ambrosius Autpertus of the eighth century.
www.catholic.com /thisrock/2001/0105sbs.asp   (1527 words)

 + Assumption Greek Orthodox Church of Chicago +   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The Assumption Church of Chicago is dedicated to the loving memory of Our Most Blessed Mother of God – The Theotokos.
The Assumption Church is one of 25 Greek Orthodox Churches in the immediate metropolitan area serving the faithful of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Chicago.
The Assumption Church was founded in 1925 to serve the city’s Far-West Side.
www.assumptionchicago.org /WelcomeFinal.htm   (681 words)

 Assumption Schola Gregoriana: Traditional Chant for Today's Worship!
The Assumption Schola Gregoriana was founded on the feast of the Assumption, August 15, 1997, by Father Donat Lamothe and a member of the schola.
Donat is a member of the Assumptionist Order teaching at Assumption College, and the college has been kind enough to sponsor us and allow us to use their facilities for practicing, it became rather obvious as to what name the schola would take!
Lamothe also teaches Gregorian chant to undergraduates at Assumption and under his direction, chants are often part of the tour programs of the Assumption College Chorale.
geocities.com /assumptionschola   (2805 words)

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