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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Gabriel the Archangel
At the same time, even in the Bible, Gabriel is, in accordance with his name, the angel of the Power of God, and it is worth while noting the frequency with which such words as "great", "might", "power", and "strength" occur in the passages referred to above.
Thus they attribute to Gabriel the destruction of Sodom and of the host of Sennacherib, though they also regard him as the angel who buried Moses, and as the man deputed to mark the figure Tau on the foreheads of the he elect (Ezekiel 4).
Gabriel's own words, "I am Gabriel, who stand before God" (Luke 1:19), have led some to think that these angels must belong to the highest rank; but this is generally explained as referring to their rank as the highest of God's messengers, and not as placing them among the Seraphim and Cherubim (cf.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06330a.htm   (588 words)

  Africans in America/Part 3/Gabriel's Conspiracy
Gabriel was born in 1776, on Thomas Prosser's tobacco plantation in Henrico County, Virginia.
Gabriel was unusually intelligent, and unusually large; by the age of 20 he was six feet, two or three inches tall, and was enormously strong from his years of smithing.
Gabriel experienced several strong influences: the rhetoric of the American Revolution; the uprising in Saint Domingue, the radical words of white artisans who championed the working class; the success exhibited by free fls; his own hatred of the merchants who routinely cheated the slaves they hired; his desire to be free and to prosper.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/aia/part3/3p1576.html   (1618 words)

 JewishEncyclopedia.com - GABRIEL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Gabriel is one of the four angels that stand at the four sides of God's throne and serve as guardian angels of the four parts of the globe (Enoch, ix.
Gabriel, under the name of "Jibril" (for variants in spelling and vocalizations see Baiḍawi), is mentioned by name in only two passages of the Koran: suras ii.
Gabriel was also the messenger that announced to David, who would not be consoled on account of his sin, that God had forgiven him.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=7&letter=G&search=gabriel   (2232 words)

The Gabriel has been successively updated to the current "Gabriel III" missile, with twice the range and a substantially different external appearance from the Gabriel I. It is available in both ship-launched and air-launched versions, with the air-launched version known as the Gabriel III "A/S" (Air to Surface).
While the Gabriel I used a semiactive radar homing seeker that required the launch platform to keep the target illuminated by radar, the Gabriel III has a dual-mode seeker that can be operated in "fire and forget" or "fire and update" modes.
Gabriel IV There is apparently a new long-range turbojet-powered version of the Gabriel, the "Gabriel IVLR", and some sources state that Denel of South Africa has also built a 150 kilogram submunition warhead for the Gabriel.
www.israeli-weapons.com /weapons/missile_systems/sea_missiles/gabriel/Gabriel.html   (541 words)

 Archangel Gabriel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Gabriel explained to Daniel his vision of a ram and a billy-goat foretelling Alexander the Great's conquest of Persia and a prophecy foretelling the freeing of the Israelites.
It was Gabriel who dictated the Koran to Muhammad, and according to Babylonian legend, Gabriel fell from grace for not obeying a command exactly as given and remained outside the heavenly curtain for a time.
Gabriel is the Governor of the West and the element of Water.
www.sarahsarchangels.com /archangels/gabriel.html   (932 words)

 Gabriel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gabriel is also, according to Judiasm, the voice that told Noah to gather the animals before the great flood; the invisible force that prevented Abraham from slaying Isaac; the invisible force that wrestled with Jacob; and the voice of the burning bush.
Gabriel in Enoch is the ruler of the Cherubim surrounding the throne of the Almighty.
Gabriel is portrayed mostly in female form, and deals with insanity due to her role as a divine prophet and "word friction" with the Demon of Fire, Belial.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gabriel   (1931 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Gabriel the Archangel
And so it was that not merely an angel but the archangel Gabriel was sent to the Virgin Mary.
It was only fitting that the highest angel should come to announce the greatest of all messages....
So too Gabriel, who is called God's strength, was sent to Mary.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintg03.htm   (265 words)

 The Archangel Gabriel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Gabriel presides over Paradise, and although he is the ruling prince of the 1st heaven, he is said to sit on the left-hand side of God (whose dwelling is popularly believed to be the 7th Heaven, or the 10th Heaven).
Mohammed claimed it was Gabriel (Jibril in Islamic) of the "140 pairs of wings" who dictated to him the Koran, sura by sura.
Gabriel's energies are very irratic and the Ouija Board nearly flew off the table.
www.mccartneymultimedia.com /ouijasource/TheLight/gabriel.htm   (309 words)

 Sand, George: Gabriel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
She is to be instructed that women are mindless slaves to men, born to suffer, so that when, at adolescence, her sex is revealed to her, she will decide to accept instead the sex her grandfather has given her.
When she is told the truth, Gabriel does not abandon her male costume or demeanor, but she does want to make sure that Astolphe, her cousin who should rightfully inherit the family fortune, has all the money he needs.
The story ends when Gabriel is murdered by a man hired by her grandfather to cover up her disobedience.
endeavor.med.nyu.edu /lit-med/lit-med-db/webdocs/webdescrips/sand339-des-.html   (415 words)

 Gabriel Knight
Gabriel Knight is the last in a long line of Shadow Hunters, those fated to fight the dark forces of the supernatural.
Chapters alternate between Gabriel's investigations of the murders through a coveted German hunting lodge, and Grace's trudging around Germany, in search of both Gabriel's location and the connection between old German history, and the plight of the werewolf.
Play as both Gabriel and Grace as they are dispatched to Munich to solve a series of mutilation murders thought to be the work of werewolves.
www.if-legends.org /~adventure/Sierra_On-Line,_Inc/GabrielKnight.html   (693 words)

 Gabriel Prosser - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gabriel (1776–October 10, 1800), today also known as Gabriel Prosser, was a slave born in Henrico County, Virginia who planned a failed slave rebellion in the summer of 1800.
Egerton found that Gabriel was a skilled flsmith who mostly "hired out" his time in Richmond foundries, a common practice during this period when the market for tobacco was depressed, soil depleted, and cotton not yet a major cash crop.
Gabriel did apparently have two white co-conspirators, at least one of whom was identified as a French national.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gabriel_Prosser   (768 words)

 Gabriel Iglesias   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Gabriel "Picachu" Iglesias' style of comedy is a mixture of story telling with characters and sound effects that bring all his personal issues to life.
Gabriel, one of the rising stars in the recent boom of Latino comedians, was put on the map by the Galavision TV show, "Que Locos!".
Gabriel's silly voices and characters left the audience in stitches and his dream of becoming a comedian was born.
www.latinostandup.com /pages/gabe.html   (1015 words)

 The Classical Music Pages Quarterly
Gabriel Urbain Fauré was born on May 12th, 1845 in the southern French town of Pamiers.
Young Gabriel grew up in the same manner as his brothers and sister, yet because of his early talents, his future career would be entirely different.
The last two decades of Gabriel Fauré's life were marked by his steady rise to fame, his increasing health problems, and the new love in his life.
w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de /cmp/faure_bio.html   (4572 words)

 About Story - St. Gabriel Parish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In chapter x, it is not clear whether the angel is Gabriel or not, but at any rate we may apply to him the marvelous description in verses 5 and 6.
In the Jewish tradition Gabriel is regarded by them as the angel of judgment, while Michael is called the angel of mercy.
Thus they attribute to Gabriel the destruction of Sodom and of the host of Sennacherib, though they also regard him as the angel who buried Moses, and as the man deputed to mark the figure Tau on the foreheads of the elect (Ezech., 4).
www.st-gabriel.org /about-story.asp   (526 words)

The lilies Gabriel carries symbolize the purity of Mary.
Gabriel appeared to Daniel to explain his vision of the fight between the ram and the he-goat (the oracle of the Persians being overthrown by the Greeks).
Gabriel prevented Queen Vashti from appearing naked before King Ahasuerus and his guests in order to bring about the election of Esther in her place.
www.angelicartistry.com /gabriel.htm   (361 words)

 Amazon.com: So: Music: Peter Gabriel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Gabriel was much more powerful on his own art-rock songs, such as "Red Rain," which evoked nuclear ruin with its cascading rush of guitars and synthesizers.
Gabriel's singing has never been better, his songwriting here is phenomenal, as is the production, and the marvelous playing of Gabriel and his supreme team of session players, including the reliable Tony Levin on bass and David Rhodes on guitar.
Gabriel winds down a little for the dreamy, powerful "Mercy Street", a song inspired by and written about Anne Sexton, an American mental patient who relieved her depression through writing.
www.amazon.com /So-Peter-Gabriel/dp/B000000OPU   (2599 words)

 Gabriel Technologies Announces New Industry Expert Advisory Board
Gabriel Technologies of Omaha, Neb, (www.gabrieltechnologies.com) develops, manufactures and sells a series of physical locking systems for the transportation and shipping industries collectively known as the WAR-LOK™ Security System.
Gabriel Technologies’ mission is to provide the highest quality security products available to the transportation and shipping industries – by creating innovative, proven technologies that can be implemented on a realistic basis.
Gabriel also has two subsidiary companies; a new generation assisted GPS company, Trace Technologies, LLC, www.trace-tech.net, and a security consulting firm, TRSC Ltd, www.trscltd.com.
www.gabrieltechnologies.com /news/expert.html   (599 words)

 Peter Gabriel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gabriel's departure from Genesis (which stunned fans of the group and left many commentators wondering if they could survive) was the result of a number of factors.
Gabriel's third album is generally credited as the first LP to use the now-famous "gated drum" sound, invented by engineer Hugh Padgham and Gabriel's old Genesis band-mate Phil Collins.
Gabriel toured extensively for each of his albums, continuing the dramatic shows he began with Genesis, often involving elaborate stage props and acrobatics which had him suspended from gantries, distorting his face with Fresnel lenses and mirrors, and wearing unusual makeup.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peter_Gabriel   (3362 words)

 Air Force Association - Gabriel Chapter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The General Charles A. Gabriel AFA Chapter and nearly 90 attendees were pleased to host The Honorable Whit Peters, Acting Secretary of the Air Force (SECAF), as its quarterly luncheon speaker on Thursday, 18 Mar 99.
General Gabriel, his son Chuck, and his daughter Jane were in attendance for the occasion.
General Gabriel was quite honored, and the photographs of him generated many "war stories" that continued well past the scheduled luncheon.
www.afa-gabriel.org /cm_arch.htm   (1602 words)

 New England Patriots, Doug Gabriel, David Givens, Jerry Porter, National Football League, Oakland Raiders - CBS ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Gabriel, who was scheduled to start across from Randy Moss, has 71 receptions in three seasons and fills a need on the Patriots even if Branch, their best receiver and the MVP of the 2005 Super Bowl, does return.
He said Branch was the 65th player drafted in 2002, one of the last in the second round, and that Miami sent a second-round pick to Minnesota before this season for quarterback Daunte Culpepper.
Gabriel is a downfield receiver with good hands, like Branch, but is 6-feet-2, 5 inches taller than Branch.
cbs.sportsline.com /nfl/story/9634302   (711 words)

 Archangel Gabriel - Ascended Masters Research Center
Gabriel's Name means "Hero of God." Angel of Revelation and Chief Ambassador to humanity.
In Christian beliefs, Gabriel was the Angel who appeared to Mary to inform her that she would conceive and give birth to Jesus.
In addition, Gabriel also appeared before Zacharias to announce that his son will be called John (the Baptist).
www.ascendedmasters.ac /gabriel.html   (1508 words)

 Amazon.com: Up: Music: Peter Gabriel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Peter Gabriel has never been one to rush out albums, but he took his time in releasing the follow-up to his 1992 album US (which in turn was a follow-up to Gabriel's megahit 1986 commercial breakthrough SO).
But by the end of the song, Gabriel has - literally - changed his tune to one that is hopeful and determined as he observes that "life carries on".
Gabriel's delightful knack for creative and unusual arrangements still shines, on tunes like the tension-filled "Signal To Noise" and "No Way Out", a song dominated by a sullen bass line from Gabriel's longtime bassist, Tony Levin.
www.amazon.com /Up-Peter-Gabriel/dp/B00006F7S3   (2806 words)

 Gabriel's Condominiums 104 Bradford Street, Gabriel's at The Ashbrooke Inn, Provincetown, MA Cape Cod Bed and Breakfast
Elizabeth Gabriel Brooke is one of the founders and is current president of The Women Innkeepers which hosts Women's Week in Provincetown.
Gabriel's is an historic inn, located at 102-102A and 104-104A Bradford Street.
Gabriel's Condominiums • 104 104A Bradford Street • Gabriel's at the Ashbrooke Inn • 102 102A Bradford St. • Provincetown MA • 02657 • 800.969.2643 • 508.487.3232 • info@gabriels.com
www.gabriels.com   (308 words)

 Home page - St. Gabriel Parish - Concord, Ohio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Catholic Community of St. Gabriel, located in Concord Township, Ohio, is a vibrant community of believers, blessed abundantly by God in many ways, primarily with many wonderful people, and committed to doing the Lord’s work in charity and loving service.
Gabriel Parish School of Religion classes for the 2006-2007 school year will meet Monday afternoons twice a month from 4:45-6:45 PM for Grades 1-8.
Gabriel Parish School of Religion classes begin Monday, September 11 for Grades 1-8.
www.st-gabriel.org /home.asp   (861 words)

CELO, NC Gabriel Cade was born and raised in the tiny alternative community of Celo, North Carolina.
His father is a doctor and his mother is a nurse.
Gabriel Cade's favorite hobbies are reading, writing, soccer, camping and learning new languages.
www.cbs.com /primetime/survivor4/survivors/bios/gabriel.shtml   (465 words)

elcome to the "official" page of the Archangel Gabriel, ruler of the Internet (before W3), thanks to the Pope Paul VI who, on the 9th of september 1972, signed the "Quandoquidem" which gave, finally, the telecommunications industry their own protector.
ven if Gabriel, one of the most famous Angels (at least among the five we know by names !) is the ruling saint of the Internet, as the W3, he is extremely mysterious and not very well know, in contrast with his battling collegue, the Archangel Michael (go to his Virtual Chapel).
Since almost 2000 years, Gabriel -Click Below- was sketched by the best painters of all time, If we may say that, as he's...
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