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  Missionaries of the Kingship of Christ - A Secular Institute
Missionaries of the Kingship of Christ - A Secular Institute
The Secular Institute of Missionaries of the Kingship of Christ (SIM), an international institute of pontifical right is located in more than 30 countries throughout the world.The life is one of total consecration to God in the spirit of St. Francis in order to fulfill a mission in the world.
The name "Missionaries of the Kingship of Christ" reminds its members of the purpose of their consecration - the mission of giving witness to Christ, first born of all creatures, Lord of the universe and center of history.
www.simkc.org   (148 words)

 Kingship in Macbeth -- Essay at LiteratureClassics.com
the representation of kingship in Macbeth thorugh the construction of Macbeth and Duncan
By keeping to the notions of kingship, even till his murder, Duncan is established as the perfect king.
The values of kingship held by Macbeth are shown to be contradictory to those of Duncan, by the Inversion of the natural order.
www.literatureclassics.com /essays/409   (1071 words)

  The Sword of Laban as a Symbol of Divine Authority and Kingship - FARMS JBMS
Kingship was a political institution found in nearly every ancient and medieval civilization, and the king was believed to be appointed by heaven.
Societies defined kingship in various ways, but the sword's symbolism in the royal regalia was the temporal representation of divine power in the sovereign.
It symbolized kingship during the reign of kings, and divine authority and leadership under the rule of judges and thereafter.
farms.byu.edu /display.php?table=jbms&id=18&previous=L3B1YmxpY2F0aW9ucy9ib29rb2Ztb3Jtb252aWV3LnBocA==   (10975 words)

 Encyclopedia of Arda: King of Gondor
On his journey, Isildur was ambushed by Orcs and slain, and so the Kingship of Gondor passed on to Meneldil and his heirs.
It was ruled by the Stewards, the loyal hereditary servants of the Kings descended from Húrin of Emyn Arnen, Steward to King Minardil.
Aragorn was the long-lost Heir of Isildur out of the north, the direct descendant of Gondor's first and second Kings, who came into his title at the time of the War of the Ring, and was crowned in the year of the Downfall of Barad-dûr.
www.glyphweb.com /arda/k/kingofgondor.html   (1649 words)

 Crosswalk.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The use of "king" and "kingship" however, is not limited to the occupants of the thrones in Samaria and Jerusalem.
God's kingship, however, contrasts with that of Israel's rulers in that God's rule is not limited to the nation of Israel.
Moses provided for the eventual rise of kingship in Israel when he gave the "law of the king" (Deut 17:14-20) as part of the renewal of the covenant in the Plains of Moab just before Israel's entrance in the promised land.
bible.crosswalk.com /Dictionaries/BakersEvangelicalDictionary/bed.cgi?number=T410   (1936 words)

 "The Case for Kingship in Deuteronomy and the Former Prophets*" by David M. Howard, Jr.
Thus, the way is opened for seeing the important theology that developed around the Davidic kingship as having been part of God's intent from the beginning, and not merely an afterthought, a concession to a second-best ideal, or a reflection of David's political dominance.
The point of the passage, then, is "not that kingship is a crime, but that when kingship is based on crime and the abuse of force,...then the inevitable outcome of such a kingship will be destruction" (p.
Is kingship as conceived under David properly understood as a rejection of the covenant-kingship of Yahweh and in fundamental antithesis with it?" (p.
www.biblicalstudies.org.uk /article_kingship_howard.html   (7517 words)

 Kingsship in Ancient Egypt
This duality of divine character and mortal constraints is the essence of Egyptian kingship.
Depictions of the king often show a rearing cobra at the brow (in Egyptian iart 'the rising goddess', source of the term uraeus often used in Egyptology); the rearing cobra also protects the sun-god, and appears on the solar disk worn by goddesses.
Such events seem not to have disrupted the structure of kingship and belief in the divinity of the king: human beings have unlimited capacity for adaptation, and devout believers are able to destroy what seems, externally, central to the belief system.
www.digitalegypt.ucl.ac.uk /ideology/king/what.html   (836 words)

 Divine Kingship Definition
Divine Kingship is a concept that views a ruler as an incarnation, manifestation, mediator, or agent of the sacred world.
Divine Kingship can be viewed as a natural outgrowth of societal changes in complex societies in context of chiefdom and state dynamics.
All types of sacred kingship share a number of basic functions that the king must fulfill to varying degrees depending on the society and culture.
www.mc.maricopa.edu /dept/d10/asb/anthro2003/legacy/egypt   (966 words)

 Declaration of the Era of Family Kingship - Sun Myung Moon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
All this is for the sake of kingship.
Since kingship has oneness of blood with the love of True Parents and of the Parents of Heaven and Earth, its root, trunk, and buds grow with the same life, same elements, and same nutrition.
The kingship of the Parents of Heaven and Earth will be liberated in it's entirety only when the family king is elevated to the tribal king, national king, king of the world, king of heaven and earth, and beyond.
www.tparents.org /Moon-Talks/SunMyungMoon00/SM001027.htm   (7690 words)

 Uganda - Buganda and the Kingship
The issue was successfully presented as a question of survival of the Baganda as a separate nation because the position of the king had been central to Buganda's precolonial culture.
Controversy erupted a few months after the NRM takeover, when the heads of each of the clans in Buganda organized a public campaign for the restoration of the kingship, the return of the Buganda parliament building (which the NRA had continued to use as the army headquarters), and permission for Mutebi to return to Uganda.
The kingship issue was likely to re-emerge with equal intensity and unpredictable consequences when the draft for a new constitution was presented for public discussion.
countrystudies.us /uganda/62.htm   (724 words)

 Kingship in the Early Modern World
This ability to read the rituals and visuals of kingship raises an important question: perhaps kingship in the kingdom of Vijayanagara was not totally different to the model of kingship in western Europe.
There was a lot of religious resonance to the idea of kingship: the king performed a role that was sacred, and in some ways he was seen as an incarnation of God (Rama, in particular).
The Europeans' idea of divine kingship was different, meaning that what their rulers did was by the grace of God.
www.fathom.com /course/21701738/session5.html   (1934 words)

 The Journal of the American Oriental Society: Kingship and Authority in South Asia. (Brief Reviews of Books).(Book ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Journal of the American Oriental Society: Kingship and Authority in South Asia.
This volume reprints the proceedings of two conferences on "kingship and authority in South Asia," the first held in Madison in June 1974, the second at Leiden in July 1976.
The editor's introduction is followed by nine contributions, by J. Heesterman (the "conundrum" of kingship and the...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:92805559&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (211 words)

 Hare—Holy Kingship
Warfare was an essential function of kingship in the early Middle Ages.
For all that Bede admitted a certain religious aura surrounding the victory by which Oswald won the kingship, his stress even there and especially in the rest of his account was rather on Oswald's holy life.
Forsman 2002, 138-43 addresses the role of Bertha in the kingship of Aethelberht in the context of the larger role of the Franks in the conversion of the English.
www.heroicage.org /issues/9/hare.html   (7064 words)

 Kingship in the Work of the Inklings
During the Middle Ages, the contradiction between the sacred nature of the Crown per se, and the sometimes objectionable activities of various individual monarchs, prompted the evolution of the doctrine of "the King's Two Bodies." The Body Political was the Crown in the abstract: guarantor of justice, divine regent, fount of honour.
Numenorean Kingship, both in the Land of the Star and in exile was much more like that of Mediaeval Europe, being, indeed, consciously modelled by its author on it.
Unlike Tolkien's Middle Earth, where both the three chiefs of the Eldar and Elros and his descendants have their kingship bestowed upon them by the Valar, who, after all are angels rather than deities, the Narnian Monarchy is directly established by Asian, who, as is well known, is simply Christ in that world.
www.angelfire.com /in3/theodore/opinion/articles/coulombe/inklings.html   (4280 words)

 Notes on the Origination of Kingship for REL 260   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Instead of arising as a result of a something in history, kingship is introduce by the gods at the beginning of creation.
Israel has an opposition to kingship that become apparent in the change from the old to the new order.
Ps 132: political propaganda for kingship: Yahweh establishes Davidic monarchy and this inacts that establishment.
homepages.gac.edu /~avaughn/Rel260/Notes/orig_kingship.html   (445 words)

Joel Rosenthal, "Edward the Confessor and Robert the Pious: 11th century kingship and biography," Mediaeval Studies, 33 (1971), 7-20.
Sacral Kingship: Contributions to the Eighth International Congress for the History of Religions (Leiden, 1959).
Evans-Pritchard, The Divine Kingship of the Shilluk of the Niolotic Sudan (Cambridge, 1948).
urban.hunter.cuny.edu /~thead/kingship.htm   (1364 words)

Mythology tells us that kingship in Benin is as old as time; it was there at the time of creation.
It was after the demise of his father and when, in the interregnum, Evian, and later his son Ogiamien, tried to assume the kingship, that those who knew that Ekaladerhan was still alive organized a search party to fetch him.
Kingship in Benin has some basic similarities with the same institution in Britain and some European countries, especially in the mode of ascension to the throne.
www.edo-nation.net /oralt.htm   (1957 words)

 kingship - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
KINGSHIP AND POLITICS IN THE REIGN OF EDWARD VI This book offers a reappraisal of the kingship and politics of the reign of Edward VI, the third Tudor...Edward was shaped and educated from the start for adult kingship, and how Edwardian politics evolved to accommodate a...
Kingship and Authority in South Asia by Ludo Rocher Kingship and Authority in South Asia.
Youth and Kingship The son of Philip II of Macedon and Olympias, he had Aristotle as his tutor and was given a classical education...
www.questia.com /SM.qst?act=search&keywordsSearchType=1000&keywords=kingship   (1716 words)

 Quas Primas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
That these blessings may be abundant and lasting in Christian society, it is necessary that the kingship of our Savior should be as widely as possible recognized and understood, and to the end nothing would serve better than the institution of a special feast in honor of the Kingship of Christ.
The kingship and empire of Christ have been recognized in the pious custom, practiced by many families, of dedicating themselves to the Sacred Heart of Jesus; not only families have performed this act of dedication, but nations, too, and kingdoms.
Make it your duty and your task, Venerable Brethren, to see that sermons are preached to the people in every parish to teach them the meaning and the importance of this feast, that they may so order their lives as to be worthy of faithful and obedient subjects of the Divine King.
www.kensmen.com /catholic/quasprimas.html   (4138 words)

 Kingship and Government in the Third Age of Middle Earth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
This study examines the power and role of kings in the realms of Gondor and Rohan, the regions for which there is the most detailed evidence.
In their absence, either because the kingship had failed or the people were not powerful enough, there were chieftainships (as among the Beornings and Woses) and independent settlements (Bree and Lake-Town, for example).
In Gondor, this heritage [the Kingship] is reckoned through the sons only.
gofree.indigo.ie /~warrenl/Tolkien/Kingship/Kingship.html   (1298 words)

 Thailand - Thai Kingship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
But the paternal aspects of kingship disappeared at Ayutthaya, where, under Khmer influence, the monarchy withdrew behind a wall of taboos and rituals.
The belief in divine kingship prevailed into the eighteenth century, although by that time its religious implications had limited impact.
One of the numerous institutional innovations of King Trailok (1448-88) was to create the position of uparaja, or heir apparent, usually held by the king's senior son or full brother, in an attempt to regularize the succession to the throne--a particularly difficult feat for a polygamous dynasty.
countrystudies.us /thailand/8.htm   (332 words)

 Jesus Declares His Kingship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
And I want you to see and feel the difference because the nature of Jesus' kingship now is creating a season of salvation in world history during which you can still switch sides and be saved from his wrath and judgment.
When the kingship of Jesus appears in the skies like that, it will be too late to switch sides.
Finally, Jesus declares his kingship by the way he responds to what the people and the children are doing and saying.
www.desiringgod.org /library/sermons/02/032402.html   (2101 words)

 Light & Life Vol 50 No 1 - The Kingship of Christ
As Pope Pius XI pointed out in his encyclical on Christ the King, Christ’s kingship is founded on the ineffable “hypostatic union,” that is, the union between the human nature of Christ and the second Person of the Blessed Trinity.
All are subject to His Kingship even though some refuse to accept Him as King, or submit to Him.
At the end of time Christ’s temporal power will be manifest, and all will submit to his rule willingly or not, to the eternal anguish of those who refused to recognize and submit to His authority during their life on earth.
www.rosary-center.org /ll50n1.htm   (2159 words)

 Stephen Rupp: Allegories of Kingship
An analysis of the political theater of the Spanish dramatist Calderón, emphasizing his allegorical treatment of kingship and statecraft and his attention to the changing conditions of monarchical rule in the seventeenth century.
By analyzing secular dramas (comedias) and religious plays (autos sacramentales), Stephen Rupp demonstrates Calderón’s awareness of the ideas and institutions of power in Hapsburg Spain and explores the terms of his intervention in the long debate over the principles of Christian statecraft.
Stephen Rupp is Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Toronto and a Fellow of Victoria College.
www.psupress.org /books/titles/0-271-01456-3.html   (207 words)

 Divine Kingship Definition
The Divine kingship is a concept that views a ruleras an incarnation,manifestation, mediator, or agent of the sacred world.Divine kingship is a natural outgrowth of societal changes in complex societies.It is a political and religious form of organization that repeatedly developedin cultures all over the world.
Sacred kingship often are viewed as ruler mediators or executive agentsof a god if they are not gods themselves outright.
All types of sacred kingship share a number of basic functions that theking must fulfill to varying degrees depending on the society and culture.The king's role as bearer of magical power and his influence over the weather,fertility, and health are clear.
www.mc.maricopa.edu /dept/d10/asb/anthro2003/godkings/divking2.html   (652 words)

 Irish High Kingship
The Irish high kingship is a vital, important part of the Irish nation's national, political, cultural patrimony - going back for many centuries.
The restored High Kingship of Ireland must be loyal and submissive to the Kingdom of God, who is Creator of all things, and also our Lord and Master.
We pledge our love, loyalty, devotion, and obedience, to the proposed, royal office of the Irish High Kingship, and to the Irish nation, as true Irish sons and daughters of Christ the King.
sean1925.tripod.com /irishhighkingship   (153 words)

 The Restoration Of Kingship And Registration In The Hometown 2 - The Tribal Messiah - Sun Myung Moon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Originally, when Adam becomes perfect, then the father of heaven would be perfect, and when Eve becomes perfect, then the mother of heaven would be perfect, so that as they became the masters of the family, the kingship of the heavenly kingdom on the family level would be born.
The kingship and nation are to become connected with the tribal messiah functioning as an axis.
In this way, the kingship is established on the individual level, on the family level, on the tribal level, on the societal level, and on the national level.
www.tparents.org /Moon-Books/tm1/TM1-6b.htm   (4375 words)

 Christ's Mediatorial Kingship -NRA
First of all, there is a common conception, especially in the RPCNA, that the doctrine of Christ's mediatorial kingship is distinctive to the Reformed Presbyterian Church and is even a uniquely RP contribution to the wider corpus of Reformed theology.
Pockras, is that the doctrine of Christ's mediatorial kingship is a doctrine common to Reformed theology and is not at all distinctive to the RPCNA.
The short answer is that what has been distinctive to the RPCNA is not any doctrine about Christ (i.e., mediatorial kingship), but is a package of doctrines that amount to a particular political theory about the state and Christian citizenship.
www.natreformassn.org /statesman/91/kingship.html   (1445 words)

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