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  Censer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A typical censer is a small metal or stone dish used for burning incense, often on small legs.
In the Eastern Orthodox Church, censers are similar in design to the Western thurible, often with the addition of small bells.
Censers made for stick incense are also available; these are simply a long, thin plate of wood, metal, or ceramic, bent up and perforated at one end to hold the incense.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Censer   (500 words)

 censer - definition by dict.die.net
The censer bearer swings it to quicken the combustion.
Censer the vessel in which incense was presented on "the golden altar" before the Lord in the temple (Ex.
The priest filled the censer with live coal from the sacred fire on the altar of burnt-offering, and having carried it into the sanctuary, there threw upon the burning coals the sweet incense (Lev.
dict.die.net /censer   (257 words)

 JewishEncyclopedia.com - CENSER:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
This, according to its etymology, indicated a censer which was among the appointments of the Temple required for the performance of holy offices.
In the English version it is rendered thirteen times as "censer," four times as "fire-pan," three times as "snuff-dishes," and once as "snuffer." Derived from the root "ḥatah" (to gather together coal or ashes), it was probably the name of various contrivances intended to remove the ashes or to carry live coals.
But this does not weaken the evidence of the documents to the effect that in post-exilic periods censers were not proper utensils for the burning of incense.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=292&letter=C   (434 words)

 Censer (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
The censers in daily use were of brass (Num.
The angel in the Apocalypse is represented with a golden censer (Rev. 8:3, 5).
Paul speaks of the golden censer as belonging to the tabernacle (Hebrews 9:4).
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/censer.html   (180 words)

 Untitled Document
Censer bodies, ornaments called "adornos" attached to the censer lid, and molds for the reproduction of adornos have also been discovered in isolation or in small clusters dispersed throughout the city.
Censers with zoomorphic figures, female or deity representations in her collection from Guatemala are thus eliminated because they lack counterparts in Teotihuacan.
For example, a censer complex recently excavated with well-controlled archaeological data by Linda Manzanilla and her associates at Oxtoyahualco demonstrate that the censer was associated with the most important dead buried in the compound (link to the censer in Ort’z's paper).
archaeology.la.asu.edu /teo/notes/ss/notei_2ss.htm   (3695 words)

 New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, Vol. II: Basilica - Chambers | Christian Classics Ethereal ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
CENSER OR THURIBLE: The vessel in which incense is burned during divine service in the Eastern, Roman Catholic, and of late years many Anglican churches.
The usual shape is that of a small metal bowl, with a base on which to stand it when not in use, and fitting over it a high conical cover in which are perforations to let the smoke out.
In connection with the censer another smaller vessel, called the incense boat, is used to carry the supply of incense; as its name implies, it is shaped like a small boat, but with a lid and a base on which to stand it.
www.ccel.org /ccel/schaff/encyc02.censer_or_thurible.html   (154 words)

 Item Book: Censers
After the incense or other material is set alight in the censer and the lid closed, the user must by default wait an additional two rounds before the censer may be activated.
For the remainder of the week (the attunement period of the censer), any time an affected person utters a word on the list, nobody is able to hear him, and an impenetrable fl spot appears over his mouth for the duration of the word.
The being is trapped within the censer as long as it remains closed and activated; i.e., the user cannot refill the censer or put it away, and when the incense is used up, the being will be set free.
www.princeton.edu /~sgu/itembook/censer.html   (1016 words)

 Censer - OrthodoxWiki
A censer is a small metal or stone dish used for burning incense.
A common design is a metal container, about the size and shape of a small coffee-pot, suspended on chains and often with the addition of small bells.
Censers used in the church, known as a thurible in the Western Rite, are used during offices or services, such as Vespers, Orthros, and the Divine Liturgy.
www.orthodoxwiki.org /Censer   (207 words)

 Glossary: Censer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Metal and ceramic censers are known in China from the Eastern Zhou period (770-221 BC).
The use of incense in China may have been stimulated by contact and exchange with non-Chinese people on the southern borders of Siberia, who were known to have inhaled narcotics from basins in which hot stones were placed.
Censers were probably used in state rituals, funerals, the cult of immortals, and the enhancement of daily life and for more mundane tasks like masking unpleasant odors.
www.gotheborg.com /glossary/data/censer.shtml   (123 words)

 What was that ... The Censer and Incenses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Among the chief purposes of incense, and thus of a censer, is that of sacred worship.
The liturgical censer or thurible, then, is a metal receptacle (usually bronze or brass, and sometimes silver- or gold-plated), in which burning charcoal or wood is placed and over which is poured the incense to be burned.
To this receptacle are attached chains which enable the cover to be lifted from the bowl part of the censer and which also enable the thurifer and those others who use it to carry and swing it for the incensation of the Blessed Sacrament, the altar, the sacred ministers or the congregation (cf.
www.cpats.org /CPATSAnswerDirectory/Answers_to_Questions/2000_08AugustQuestions/2000AugCenserAndIncense.cfm   (893 words)

 Censer by SCHONGAUER, Martin
The sophistication of Schongauer's art is evident in the Censer.
This life-size liturgical vessel, which was swung to dispense incense throughout the church during mass, appears to stand on a solid surface implied through thin horizontal stipples.
Schongauer's Censer is a showpiece, a suggestive tour de force of engraving's capabilities.
www.wga.hu /html/s/schongau/graphics/censer.html   (109 words)

 Jack Censer and Lynn Hunt | Imaging the French Revolution: Depictions of the French Revolutionary Crowd | The American ...
Lucas drew his analysis from the acts and pronouncements of the revolutionaries, even though as he admits, only the conservatives were willing to say what they really thought about the crowd.
Jack R. Censer is professor of history and chair of the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University.
Censer has mainly written on the history of the press of the Old Regime and the French Revolution, including Prelude to Power (1976) and The Press in the Age of Enlightenment (1994).
www.historycooperative.org /journals/ahr/110.1/censer.html   (4072 words)

Censer: the vessel in which incense was presented on "the golden altar" before the Lord in the
The priest filled the censer with live coal from the sacred fire on the altar of
The angel in the Apocalypse is represented with a golden censer
doweknow.com /html-files/censer.htm   (280 words)

 Why Will the Censer in Revelation 8:5 Be Thrown Down?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The censer will be cast down like a thief in the night – at an hour when we “think not.” (Matthew 24:43,44) However, the date of the Second Coming is clearly stated in the book of Daniel!
When the appointed time arrives, the censer will be thrown down, the global earthquake will occur and the seven trumpets will follow.
Then, the censer at the Altar of Incense will be cast down (revelation 8:3,4) and the global earthquake will occur.
www.lastdaywarriors.com /~bobs777/whenwillthecenserthrowndown1.htm   (1871 words)

 Censer - Secondary
The censer is a covered dish suspended on four chains.
The bottom of the cup is the universe of which the earth is a part.
The base of the censer is the Omega (w), the end.
www.orthodoxonline.com /censer-secondary.htm   (233 words)

 21. Camphor Censer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The censer is prepared with layers of burning coals and with dried coconut bark which serve as fuel to ignite the camphor powder.
A hand fan (no. 47) is then waved to cool the flames, so that the powder simmers over the smouldering coals for the entire length of the ritual.
This graceful weighted censer has six legs and a long chain to suspend it from the ceiling.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /arth/nalin/21.html   (91 words)

 Image no. 607 | Censer | AskAsia.org
This intriguing censer may have been produced at the Longquan kilns located in eastern Zhejiang Province.
The delicate gray-green glaze on this censer, however, reflects the development of this type of glaze in the Northern Song period.
The base of the censer clearly shows the remains of spur marks and a small chip reveals the high iron content of the body.
www.askasia.org /teachers/images/image.php?no=607   (143 words)

 Antique Japanese Bronze Censer
Although this censer is large, it is dwarfed by comparison with a large temple censer which would be kept constantly kindled and which matriculating monks were required to lift and move out of their path as it burned hotly, in order to complete the last few steps of their journey of preparation.
This censer is a household piece embellished with bird and chrysanthemum motifs.
On the handles are Phoenix heads; the feet of the censer are curved into foliate forms.
www.buddhamuseum.com /lg-edo-censer.html   (289 words)

 Etruscan Censer Incense Burner.
The censer or incense burner in neo-pagan witchcraft is used for burning incense, herbs, wood and other substances, to cleanse and purify the air before rituals.
The Etruscan Censer is a wonderful representation of Etruscan art from Etruria, which, by the 8th century B.C., spanned the area in Italy from the Salerno to the Tiber River.
This brass censer (censer: burning tool, especially for religious ceremonies) stands 15 inches tall.
www.abaxion.com /mg09.htm   (160 words)

 Asian Art - Meiji Period Japanese Kyoto Bronze Champlevé Censer - Golden Thread Antiques
The overall form is triangular with tripod feet which gracefully hold the censer up off the surface on which it rests, giving this heavy piece a sense of weightlessness.
The design on the body of the censer is created in the champlevé technique.
On the main body, the enamel is completely intact with only a few minor spots where the surface is a bit uneven or slightly chipped.
www.goldenthread.com /aa003.htm   (321 words)

A vessel suspended by chains, and used for burning incense at solemn Mass, Vespers, Benediction, processions, and other important offices of the Church.
The censer played an important part in the ancient religious worship both of the Jews and Pagans.
Censer; O'LOAN, Ceremonies of Ecclesiastical Functions (Dublin, 1893), 27; LEVASSEUR, Manuel Liturgique (Paris, 1890), I, 275; VAN DER STAPPEN, De Celebratione Missæ (Mechlin, 1892), X, 92.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03519c.htm   (224 words)

 Amazon.com: CENSER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The Golden Censer Or The Duties of To-Day and The Hopes of the Future by John McGovern (Paperback - Jul 12, 2006)
The golden censer; or, devotions for young Christians by H Harbaugh (Unknown Binding - Jan 1, 1861)
The golden censer by Florence L Barclay (Unknown Binding - Jan 1, 1914)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&search-alias=aps&keywords=CENSER&page=1   (322 words)

 Censer: Making Sense of an Object - Victoria and Albert Museum
This censer, (Loan:MET ANON.1-1951) is a 15th century censer found walled up in a house where it was probably hidden during the reformation in the 16th century.
This is one of the earliest and simplest known types of chain and was widely used in the ancient and medieval world.
After manufacture, one end of each of the 3 chains was attached to the censer using a jump ring, while the other end was attached to the lily from which the censer was swung.
www.vam.ac.uk /res_cons/conservation/journal/number_39/censer   (381 words)

 Censer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The censer has three animal-shaped legs, two lion mask handles with loose rings, and a high relief lion on the cover.
The cover is probably made from the part taken out of the censer to make full use of the material.
The censer and its stand demonstrate the fine craftsmanship of this period.
vrcoll.fa.pitt.edu /uag/Past-Exhibitions/Jade-Images/censer.htm   (84 words)

 Why Will the Censer in Revelation Be Thrown Down
He was given much incense to offer, with the prayers of all the saints, on the golden altar before the throne.
John saw the termination of "the daily" in Heaven’s temple, that is, John saw the termination of corporate intercession on behalf of Earth.
To understand the importance and seriousness of the angel hurling the censer to Earth, we need to examine six biblical concepts that flow together to make sense of this highly important service.
www.wake-up.org /daystar/ds2005/Mar.htm   (3761 words)

 Topical Guide: Censer
16: 17) he shall take a censer full of burning coals.
censer full of burning coals of fire from off the altar before the L
every man his censer, two hundred and fifty censers; thou also, and Aaron, each of you his censer.
scriptures.lds.org /tgc/censer?sr=1   (196 words)

 Censer - Thurible   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
These Censers are just the thing for your magick circle and come in a extra small 2", small 4" or an impressive 8" tall.
This Silver Plated Censer is the perfect match for other silver altar tools, 8" high, can also be used as a Thurible.
These censers are made of heavy brass and have a wood handle.
www.gemnaries.com /cards/cart/burners.htm   (312 words)

 Altar Service for the Divine Lit
Server gives censer to priest: after he goes to the Table of Oblation to cense the gifts before the Great Entrance.
deacon carries the diskos and the censer OR a server carries the censer in deference to the deacon's safe handling of the diskos with lamb
Censer after Communion give to deacon, take from priest at Table of Oblation
www.stjamesok.org /altarsrv.htm   (722 words)

 DLSU-Manila : Research : CENSER
"CENSER is a dynamic conduit and resource for excellent scholarship in the natural sciences and mathematics.
Contain and maintain common pool equipment such as computer workstations and networks, land vehicles, boats, diving equipment, etc. that are to be shared among faculty researchers and are primarily (but not exclusively) for their and their apprentices use.
The Governing Council comprises the COS Dean, CENSER Director, two representatives each from the Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics Departments, and the Deputy Director (MBS), Graduate Studies Director, Manila Journal of Science Editor-in-Chief, and the URCO Director as ex-officio members.
www.dlsu.edu.ph /research/centers/censer/default.asp   (505 words)

 Jack R. Censer, Lynn Hunt: Liberty, Equality, Fraternity
The book, written by Lynn Hunt and Jack Censer, preeminent authorities on the French Revolution, includes selected images and documents from the accompanying CD-ROM, prepared by the authors with the support of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University and the American Social History Project at City University of New York.
Features of the CD-ROM include primary documents (carefully chosen, translated, and placed in their proper historical contexts by a team of historians), songs, maps, and more than 300 images (caricatures, portraits, sculptures, and photographs of artifacts of material culture)—many previously available only to specialists in the field.
Jack Censer is Professor of History at George Mason University.
www.psupress.org /books/titles/0-271-02087-3.html   (326 words)

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