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  Church of the Holy Sepulcher (BiblePlaces.com)
The Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem (Birzeit University) Commemorates the inauguration of the rotunda on January 2, 1997.
Church of the Holy Sepulcher (The New Jerusalem Mosaic, Hebrew University) Highlights the construction of the Byzantine church by the Emperor Constantine.
The Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Crusader Period (The New Jerusalem Mosaic, Hebrew University) Tells of the rebuilding of the destroyed church by the Crusaders, the structure which is preserved in the present day building.
www.bibleplaces.com /holysepulcher.htm   (825 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Holy Sepulchre
Holy Sepulchre refers to the tomb in which the Body of Jesus Christ was laid after His death upon the Cross.
Holy Sepulchre with the evident purpose of destroying the worship paid there to the Founder of Christianity, or of diverting the worship to pagan gods and goddesses, would tend to preserve the knowledge of the place rather than to destroy it.
Holy Sepulchre, separated by excavation from the mass of rock, and surmounted by a gilded dome, was in the centre of a rotunda 65 feet in diameter.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07425a.htm   (2555 words)

  
  Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Jerusalem) - OrthodoxWiki
Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Jerusalem) - OrthodoxWiki
The church has been an important pilgrimage destination since the 4th century, and the portions of it administered by the Orthodox are in the care of the Church of Jerusalem.
The Church commemorates the founding of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on September 13.
www.orthodoxwiki.org /Church_of_the_Holy_Sepulchre_(Jerusalem)   (1773 words)

  
 Holy Sepulchre   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The church of the Holy Sepulchre is in the center of Jerusalem, in the old city and on the hill of Golgotha.
Pilgrimages in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
In the middle of the church is the «navel of the earth», that symbolises the spiritual centre of the earth (Ezekiel 38:12).
www.holylight.gr /patria/english/ensepul.html   (1952 words)

  
 Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Jerusalem) - OrthodoxWiki
Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Jerusalem) - OrthodoxWiki
The church has been an important pilgrimage destination since the 4th century, and the portions of it administered by the Orthodox are in the care of the Church of Jerusalem.
The Church commemorates the founding of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on September 13.
orthodoxwiki.org /Church_of_the_Holy_Sepulchre_(Jerusalem)   (1773 words)

  
 Sacred Places: Holy Sepulchre, Israel
Tomb of Christ in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
The entrance to the tomb was sealed by a stone (cf.
The Sacred Stone), which is preserved and revered in the Angel's Chapel under the dome in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
witcombe.sbc.edu /sacredplaces/holysepulchre.html   (596 words)

  
 Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, known as the Church of the Resurrection (Anastasis) to Eastern Orthodox Christians, is a Christian church in the Old City of Jerusalem.
The Church was formally dedicated in 335 with an oration by Constantine's biographer, Eusebius of Caesarea.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre continued to function as a Christian church under the protection of Omar and the early Muslim rulers, but this changed on October 18, 1009, when the "mad" Fatimid caliph Hakim brutally and systematically destroyed the great church.
www.sacred-destinations.com /israel/jerusalem-church-of-holy-sepulchre.htm   (3552 words)

  
 Israel Trip
Inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is the rock known as "Golgotha" on which Jesus Christ was crucified.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre: This is a glass case around the raw stone at the base of Golgotha (the place where Jesus was crucified).
Jerusalem - Church of the Holy Sepulchre Calvary
www.menconi.com /israel/oldcity.html   (697 words)

  
 Magnum Search results for: Keyword : Holy Sepulchre
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre houses the stone on which Christ's body was washed, and a second stone from which he rose from the dead.
Pilgrims enter the church of the Holy Sepulchre to the left which houses the stone on which Christ's body was washed, and a second stone from which he rose from the dead.
The church of the Holy Sepulchre which houses the stone, as well as a second stone from which he rose from the dead.
www.magnumphotos.com /archive/C.aspx?VP=XSpecific_MAG.DirectSearch_VPage&KWID=2TYRF9QNC1U&SSO=T   (554 words)

  
 Holy Sepulchre Church Photos
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre or Sacred Tomb
The church of the Holy Sepulchre is in the center of Jerusalem, in the old city and on the hill of Golgotha.
In 1719-1720 the church is repaired from the orthodox and the Catholics.
www.orthodoxphotos.com /Holy_Land/Holy_Sepulchre_Church/index.shtml   (980 words)

  
 The Holy Lands - The Holy Sepulchre
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was perhaps the most disappointing "holy place" we visited because it has become a monument to the disunity of those who profess to follow Christ.
Inside, near the center of the vaulted, gold-decorated church, stands a huge, guarded shrine into which one enters through an antechamber to the place where there once was a tomb.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was perhaps the most disappointing "holy place" we visited.
www.edwardfudge.com /sepulchre.html   (423 words)

  
 Culturalshift.net Finance Church of the Holy Sepulchre, more information about Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Several jurisdictions cooperate, sometimes acrimoniously, in the administration and maintenance of the church and its grounds, under a fiat of status quo that was issued by the Sublime Porte in 1852, to end the violent local bickering.
To the right of the sepulchre is the Roman Catholic area, which consists of a large square chapel and another private chapel for the Franciscan monks.
Immediately in the front of the Sepulchre is what would be the main area of the church for the congregation, which has been walled off and used by the Greek Orthodox.
www.culturalshift.net /Church_of_the_Holy_Sepulchre.html   (1216 words)

  
 St. Sepulchre's Church
At the time of the Crusades the church was known as "St. Edmund and the Holy Sepulchre" and eventually "St. Sepulchre" - after the Holy Sepulchre of Christ in Jerusalem.
As the church of the Holy Sepulchre, the benefice was granted by Rahere, the Prior of St. Bartholomew's, to Hagno the Clerk in 1137.
It was rescued by a postman from the burning church during the Blitz.
www.st-sepulchre.org.uk /history.htm   (1189 words)

  
 Church of the Holy Sepulcher (Life in the Holy Land)
.In the centre is the Shrine of the Holy Sepulchre.
The Chapel of Helena, Church of the Holy Sepulcher
This difficulty was overcome by taking the three crosses to a noble lady of Jerusalem who was afflicted with an incurable illness; the crosses of the thieves had no effect, but on being touched with the true cross her disease left her, and she sprang from her couch whole and well.
www.lifeintheholyland.com /church_of_holy_sepulcher.htm   (796 words)

  
 HOLY WEEK AND PASCHA IN JERUSALEM
The washing of the feet was in the court opposite the holy gates of the Church of the Resurrection.
The soldiers were standing around the Holy Sepulchre, hand to hand, with their weapons too, and so that there would not be any theft, they stood by the gates of the Church of the Resurrection.
We had Matins in the Church of the Resurrection and had Liturgy on the Grave of Christ, and I was deemed worthy to be a partaker of the Holy Mysteries of the Body and Blood of Christ.
www.ocf.org /OrthodoxPage/reading/holyfire.html   (6004 words)

  
 Saudi Aramco World : A Church In Jordan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The sepulchre itself had been tediously separated by excavation from the mass of surrounding rock, and the emperor had its walls lined with fine marble.
The keys of The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, however, are traditonally kept in the custody of the Muslim Nuseibeh family.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre lies within the Old City of Jerusalem—which in turn is situated in the center of the modern city.
www.saudiaramcoworld.com /issue/196309/a.church.in.jordan.htm   (1118 words)

  
 Cambridgeshire Churches
Both the Templars and the Hospitallers had strong links with Palestine, of course, and the usual explanation for the shape of these churches is that they were built in imitation of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
The Round Church here was founded by a 'Confraternity of the Holy Sepulchre', who were given the land by Abbot Reinald of Ramsey between 1114 and 1130.
It is now no longer an active parish church, but it's open most of the time, and houses a rather nice exhibition about the history of the church and of Cambridge Christianity more generally.
www.druidic.org /camchurch/churches/camsepulch.htm   (1061 words)

  
 The Western Wall - Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Helena had been directed by her son to build churches upon sites which commemorated the life of Jesus Christ, so the Church of the Holy Sepulchre commemorated the end of the life of Jesus, just as the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem (also founded by Constantine and Helena) commemorated its beginning.
Emperor Frederick II regained the city and the church by treaty in the 13th century, while he himself was under a ban of excommunication, leading to the curious result of the holiest church in Christianity being laid under interdict.
To the left, or west, is the Rotunda of the Anastasis beneath the larger of the church's two domes, in the center of which is the Educule of the Holy Sepulchre itself.
www.the-western-wall.com /Church-of-the-Holy-Sepulchre.htm   (2350 words)

  
 St Sepulchre   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As the result of a bequest made to St. Sepulchre's in 1605, a bellman was employed to go through a tunnel which connected the church to Newgate on the night before any execution.
One interesting relic from the old church is a stone basin or piscina which is set into the West wall at the point where the rood screen would have separated the nave and chancel.
Sepulchre's is open on Wednesdays between noon and 3pm or at other times by special arrangement.
www.hiddenlondon.com /st_sepulchre.htm   (1053 words)

  
 Bishop Auxentios / The Rite of the Holy Fire at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The crowd filled the space around the church, [and]...only the priests were inside, and everyone, clergy and laity, awaited the arrival of the prince and his court.
The next thing, which Walther noticed, was an Armenian bishop coming out of the Holy Sepulchre with a burning light, and after all lights were lit, the 'nations' made their procession three times around the Holy Sepulchre.
And while the banquet was in progress, it was announced that the Holy Fire had again appeared in two of the lamps suspended in the Holy Sepulchre, and the king with his guests returned to the church to see the new miracle.
www.cloudsmagazine.com /14/Bishop_Auxentios_The_Rite_of_the_Holy_Fire.htm   (12173 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Church of The Holy Sepulchre: Books: Martin Biddle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is the most popular pilgrim destination in Christendom, and this gorgeously illustrated volume is the ultimate guide to the site.
During a visit while the church was under construction, Empress Helena discovered what is believed to be the remains of the cross on which Christ was crucified in the same area.
Martin Biddle is a leading authority on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
www.amazon.com /Church-Holy-Sepulchre-Martin-Biddle/dp/0847822826   (1271 words)

  
 New sunburst dome for the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New sunburst dome for the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
On January 2, 1997, the rotunda of the dome of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem was unveiled following an extensive renovation.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is believed by many Christians to have been built on the exact crucifixion site and tomb of Jesus Christ.
www.aloha.net /~mikesch/rotunda.htm   (212 words)

  
 Holy Fire Ceremony (Life in the Holy Land)
No description of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre would be complete without some notice of the ceremony of the “Holy Fire,” which, to the disgrace of Eastern Christianity, is enacted at the present day.
The Chapel of the Sepulchre rises from a dense mass of pilgrims, who sit or stand wedged round it; whilst round them, and between another equally dense mass, which goes round the walls of the church itself, a lane is formed by two lines, or rather two circles, of Turkish soldiers stationed to keep order.
Such is the Greek Easter—the greatest moral argument against the identity of the spot which it professes to honour—stripped, indeed, of some of its most revolting features, yet still, considering the place, the time, and the intention of the professed miracle, probably the most offensive imposture to be found in the world.
www.lifeintheholyland.com /holy_fire_ceremony.htm   (603 words)

  
 Church Of the Holy Sepulchre - Biblical places
The Church Of The Holy Sepulchre is a large church located in the Christian Quarter of Jerusalem, at the end of the way of the Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross).
In 325 AD the Emperor Constantine the Great ordered a church to be built on the spot where Jesus was crucified.
The church is venerated by many Christians, especially Catholics, as one of the holiest of shrines, while the Garden Tomb is believed to be the true site by many Protestants.
www.aboutbibleprophecy.com /s19.htm   (224 words)

  
 The Church of the Holy Sepulcher   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the 1960s, as part of the proposed restoration of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, a comprehensive survey, including excavations beneath the foundations of the present-day church, which largely follows the plan of the Crusader church, was undertaken.
This courtyard, outside the present-day Church of the Holy Sepulcher, is partly supported by a large, vaulted cistern.
The renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher is still in progress, but after generations of neglect, the building has already regained most of its former beauty.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Archaeology/church.html   (1134 words)

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