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  Era: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Era
Era is also popularly used to denote the passing of shorter periods, such as the Big Band era, Disco era.
In a calendar, the era is the date from which years in the calendar are counted.
Japanese eras began with the ascension of an emperor.
www.encyclopedian.com /er/Era.html   (486 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: General Chronology
Era of Alexander, 12 November, 324 B.C. Greek Era of Seleucus, 1 September, 312 B.C. Era of Tyre, 19 October, 125 B.C. Cæsarian Era of Antioch, 9 August, 48 B.C., instituted to commemorate the battle of Pharsalia.
Era of Spain or of the Cæsars, 1 January, 38 B.C. Era of Augustus, 2 September, 31 B.C., instituted to commemorate the Battle of Actium.
Era of the Hegira, 16 July, A.D. 622, dates from the entrance of Mohammed into Medina after his flight from Mecca; its years are lunar, of 354 days each, except in intercalary years, of which there are eleven in each cycle of thirty.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03738a.htm   (4118 words)

  
 Christian County, Kentucky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Christian County, the twenty-first in order of formation, is located in southwestern Kentucky, a part of the Pennyroyal region.
Christian County was formed from a portion of Logan County by the Kentucky General Assembly in 1796 and organized on March 1, 1797.
Christian County was a Republican stronghold in both national and local elections from 1865 through the 1928 election.
www.kentuckynewera.com /hometown/christian.htm   (950 words)

  
 Common Era -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Common Era (CE), also known as Current Era or occasionally, the Christian Era, is the period beginning with the year (The smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number) 1 onwards.
It downplays the prominence of (A teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)) Jesus in societies that have a largely Christian heritage.
Some object to the common era's retention of the year 1 as its (A unit of geological time) epoch because it preserves a (Click link for more info and facts about Christocentric) Christocentric worldview at the expense of a religiously neutral timekeeping system.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/co/common_era.htm   (803 words)

  
 Early Christian Art
The beginnings of Christian art can be dated to the end of the second century or the early years of the third century A.D. The appearance of a comparatively large body of material from this period is a good testament to the dramatic growth of Christianity in this period.
Christian theology, literature, and art of this period bears the unmistakable imprint of this mixing of Christian and classical.
For example, the Christian writer Clement of Alexandria, writing at the end of the second and the beginning of the third century, infuses his texts with a strong knowledge of classical literature, mythology, and philosophy.
employees.oneonta.edu /farberas/arth/arth212/Early_Christian_art.html   (1182 words)

  
 The Catholic Encyclopedia - Land-Tenure in the Christian Era   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For the birth of Christ was, roughly, contemporaneous with the expansion of the art of writing over the tribal civilizations of Northern and Western Europe, and roughly contemporaneous also with that organization of all the known world, and especially of the ancient Oriental states and cities under the united and simple scheme of Roman rule.
In that scheme we discover at the opening of the Christian Era a certain attitude towards the tenure of land neither complicated nor difficult to define.
These also had been transformed in their social constitution during the Christian centuries, and the transformation, though it is most obscure in its process, is quite clear in its origin and at its end.
jcsm.org /StudyCenter/Catholic_Encyclopedia/08775a.htm   (8685 words)

  
 Anno Domini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The most important of these include the Seleucid Era (in use until the 8th century), and the Spanish Era (in use in official documents in Aragon, Valencia, and in Castile, into the 14th century, and reportedly even later in Portugal).
The earliest was the Era of Martyrs, which numbered years from the accession of Diocletian in 284, who launched the last yet most severe persecution of Christians.
Some religious groups within Christianity also prefer C.E. dating; for example, Jehovah's Witnesses find the terms B.C. and A.D. objectionable because they imply that Christ was born in 1 B.C, whereas their theology requires a different date that they believe was prophesied in the Book of Daniel.
www.wikiverse.org /anno-domini   (1799 words)

  
 Origin of Saivism, Vaishnavism, Saktham, Gowmaram, Ganapathyam and Sowram
Europeanized Indian Christianity is the Christianity which was brought up by the Europeans after the 15th c.A.D. in India and followed by the Indians.
Christianity which is followed by the Europeans is European Christianity, while the Christianity which is followed by the Syrians is Syrian Christianity.'1 Christianity which developed in the Indian soil in the Indian culture and in the Indian language from the first century A.D. is known as Early Indian Christianity.
Christianity which was brought to India by the apostle St. Thomas and others was deep rooted in the Indian soil and culture and developed as Early Indian Christianity.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Ithaca/1412/origin.html   (2765 words)

  
 History of Philosophy 21
Christianity will be an ever-present factor in philosophical speculation: the rationalist who refuses its aid and the religious philosopher who accepts that aid must show reason for such refusal or acceptance.
But, though the rationalistic spirit and the religious spirit pervade the whole history of the philosophy of the Christian era, they are not always present in equal proportion or in equal strength.
Dissatisfied with the explanation which the Christian religion had to offer on such questions as the origin of evil and the nature of man, the Gnostics turned to pagan philosophy for a solution of these and other problems.
www.nd.edu /Departments/Maritain/etext/hop21.htm   (1282 words)

  
 The Study of History: Ancillary fields: CHRONOLOGY: Christian.
In England the Christian Era was adopted with the tables at the Synod of Whitby in 664.
The Era of Spain was based on an Easter cycle that began on January 1, 716 AUC (38 BC), marking the completion of the Roman conquest of Spain.
It was abolished, in favour of the Era of the Incarnation, in Catalonia in 1180, in Aragon in 1350, in Castile in 1383, and in Portugal in 1422.
www.petergh.f2s.com /era.htm   (1160 words)

  
 Deep Rooted Presence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
During its early years Christianity was essentially an underground movement whose followers were persecuted by the suspicious Romans who believed that the early Christians were members of another Jewish sect since Jesus himself and most of the apostles, disciples and followers were of Jewish origin.
Although the original Christians were primarily Jews, by the beginning of the second century non-Jewish (gentile) Christians became a majority and dominated the hierarchy of the church.
Christians were not permitted to build their own places of worship inside the city.
www.holyland.org /deeproot.html   (10176 words)

  
 Theology Today - Vol 18, No. 1 - January 1962 - EDITORIAL - Is This the Post-Christian Era?
In fact it might be better, the argument goes, to entitle this, as all other periods, a "pre-Christian era"; because this era, like all others in human history, finds man caught up in his idolatries, in his self-worship, in his turning away from God, his Creator and Redeemer.
It is the task of the Christian community, as it has always been, so this argument runs, to challenge man to come out of his pre-Christian era, to repent and to come to terms with the activity of God in Christ.
Christian, and that he no longer lives in that era and, what is more, that he no longer wants to.
theologytoday.ptsem.edu /jan1962/v18-1-editorial1.htm   (1842 words)

  
 Scotsman.com News - Opinion - The Eurobabble of the post-Christian era
As the Pope said, when thanking Poland for attempting to keep a reference to Christianity in the text, "one doesn’t cut off the roots from which one was born".
A European constitution that discards its Christian heritage is discarding the one thing that could transform the superstate it has created from being simply an unwieldy union of resentful taxpayers and clamouring subsidy seekers to something rather greater than the sum of its discordant parts.
Christianity is, of course, not the only religion practised in Europe.
news.scotsman.com /opinion.cfm?id=737782004   (934 words)

  
 Blogger: Email Post to a Friend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The beginning of this Common Era does not mark the birth of modern culture or modern civilization, for both were born long before the beginning of the Common Era.
The Common Era doesn't have anything to do with the rise or fall of the Greek or Roman civilizations and empires, or with the birth of literacy, art, music, philosophy, science, or centralized government.
One is to admit that the event that marked the end of the previous era and the beginning of the "Common Era" was the death (and resurrection) of Christ and the birth of Christianity.
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 Anno Domini biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Christian Era is the only system in everyday use in the Western World, and the main system for commercial and scientific use in the rest of the world.
However, in academic, historical and archaeological circles, particularly in America, the same epoch is often referred to as the Common Era (CE) and the BC period as Before the Common Era (BCE).
A great many local systems or eras were also important, for example the year from the foundation of one particular city, the regnal year of the neighboring Persian emperor, and eventually even the year of the reigning Caliph.
christian-era.biography.ms   (1586 words)

  
 December 25th Part 3
It is remarkable, however, that the Christian era was not introduced as a basis of reckoning till the sixth century; and even then its adoption made very slow progress.
It is not, properly speaking, a chronological era; but it is much used by chronologists on account of its affording considerable facilities for comparing different eras with each other, and in marking, without ambiguity, the years before Christ.
In regard to all these five eras (and many others of less importance), there is difficulty and confusion in having to count sometimes backwards and some-times forward, according as a particular date is before or after the commencement of the era.
www.thebookofdays.com /months/dec/25b.htm   (6000 words)

  
 Bambooweb: Christian Era
America, the same epoch is sometimes referred to as the Common Era (CE) and the BC period as Before the Common Era (BCE).
Spanish era (in use in official documents in Aragon, Valencia, and in Castile, into the 14th century, and reportedly even later in Portugal).
Era of Martyrs, which numbered years from the accession of Diocletian in 284, who launched the last yet most severe persecution of Christians.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/C/h/Christian_era.html   (1598 words)

  
 WorldNetDaily: End of the Christian Era?
Born in Judea, Christianity spread swiftly across Asia Minor, North Africa and on to Rome, where it was persecuted for 300 years.
In the 19th century, a greater challenge to Christianity arose in the intellectual realm: Darwinism.
As Christianity is a dying faith in every Western nation, every Western nation is dying.
www.wnd.com /news/printer-friendly.asp?ARTICLE_ID=30189   (911 words)

  
 RAMBAUD ON THE KIEVAN RUS' IN THE PRE-CHRISTIAN ERA
RAMBAUD ON THE KIEVAN RUS' IN THE PRE-CHRISTIAN ERA
Christianity, which had already triumphed over some Slav peoples, was being handed on from one to the other.
There existed then, in the "mother of Russian cities," a Christian community, though a very weak one., if it is true that Olga refused to be baptized in Kief 'If or fear of the pagans." The mass of warriors kept Christianity at a distance.
www.shsu.edu /~his_ncp/PagKiev.html   (7316 words)

  
 Christian Fellowship Devotionals - 99-06-17 - A Post-Christian Era
Luke 19:11-13 And while they were listening to these things, He went on to tell a parable, because He was near Jerusalem, and they supposed that the kingdom of God was going to appear immediately.
I have heard the fact that this is a 'Post-Christian Era' in this nation and world until I might scream with its incessant dripping on my head.
We are told, repeatedly, that the Christian philosophy is in the minority.
www.cfdevotionals.org /devpg99/de990617.htm   (666 words)

  
 Christian era   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Christian era, sometimes called the Era of the Incarnation, was first used by Dionysius Exiguus (literally, “Denis the Little,” a name he gave himself), a Scythian monk (some say an abbot) living in Rome in the 6th century.
This table used the Diocletian Era, numbering years from the year that the Roman emperor Diocletian came to power (284 ce).
English missionaries carried the use of the Christian era to the Franks (in present day France), where the court adopted it for certain purposes by the end of the 9th century.
www.sizes.com /time/era_christian.htm   (343 words)

  
 A New Era of Christian Persecution
Forgotten are the millions of Christians in the southern Sudan who suffered torture, slavery, mutilations, rapes, starvation, massacres and exile at the hands of Sudanese soldiers after Khartoum declared Islamic law for the nation.
And the militant Islamists conducting this form of warfare against Christian minorities in their midst are only confirmed in the justice of their jihad by America's imperial presence in Iraq and our domination of the Middle East and Arab world.
But the Christian minorities who had lived peacefully there for 20 centuries, and who were left behind when the West went home, are now paying the price of our occupations and of militant Islam's determination to purge and purify the Dar al Islam of all the hated residue of the Christian West.
www.theamericancause.org /patneweraprint.htm   (766 words)

  
 Christian Links
To the beginning Christian, this work offers a great amount of knowledge in providing you a plan on how to study our Fathers word as well as providing a excellent study on the meaning of Hebrew, Chaldea, and Greek words that have different meanings than what the English rendition would have you to believe.
For any reformed Christian who desires to get more in-depth in their personal walk with our Living Savior I would challenge them to view or purchase the NGSB and see for themselves.
The cover carries the title of the Christian theme...as the serpent beguiled eve...the tile reflects the books content as does the picture...the font is elegant being easy to read...containing the crimson word "Rapture" in grabbing attention as a notable sine of warning.
www.frank.germano.com /christian_links.htm   (6295 words)

  
 End of the christian era?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
There is no smooth continuity between the Christian Roman Empire of the 4th and 5th century and the spread of Christianity in Western Europe in the 10th and 11th centuries.
Other things were going to happen that would drive Christian fortunes into the gutter for a while, with an advance here and there into the Levant, and finally a great flowering of monasteries with their own private armies of warrior-monks.
Christians in Asturias (to the east of Galicia, but also in the north) were the first to successfully drive them out.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/812092/posts   (6547 words)

  
 Chapter Chowchow <i>to</i> Chromic of C by Webster's Dictionary (1913 Edition)
One born in a Christian country or of Christian parents, and who has not definitely becomes an adherent of an opposing system.
One of a Christian denomination which rejects human creeds as bases of fellowship, and sectarian names.
Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a Christian court.
www.bibliomania.com /2/3/257/1194/22197/3.html   (282 words)

  
 Anno Domini : B.C
A.D. era is the only system in everyday use in the Western hemisphere and Europe, and is also the common system in regular commercial use in the rest of the world.
The Papacy was in regular contact throughout the Middle Ages with enovys of the Byzantine world, and had a clear enough idea (sudden deaths and deposals intervening) of who was the Byzantine emperor at any one time.
This terminology is seen by some Christians, and others, as a move by nonbelievers to make Christianity less popular.
www.fastload.org /b./B.C.html   (1191 words)

  
 End Of A Christian Era   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The 1998 elections virtually ended Christian dominance in politics and the recent elections reaffirmed that.
The Christian era in the city’s political history, so to speak, ended in June 1998.
The Cotabato City of June 1998 was the collective success of the three mayors and their predominantly Christian city councils.
www.bulatlat.com /archive/017end_of_a_christian_era.htm   (848 words)

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