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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles
The essential fact is that Peter died at Rome: this constitutes the historical foundation of the claim of the Bishops of Rome to the Apostolic Primacy of Peter.
Peter's residence and death in Rome are established beyond contention as historical facts by a series of distinct testimonies extending from the end of the first to the end of the second centuries, and issuing from several lands.
Peter and Paul was kept in Rome on 29 June as early as the third or fourth century.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11744a.htm   (8069 words)

  Peter, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Peter was a native of Bethsaida and the brother of St. Andrew; he was married.
Much attention is given to Peter’s miracles and to his defense of Christianity; his deliverance from prison by an angel is a celebrated incident (Acts 3; 4; 5.1–11, 29–32; 8.14–25; 9.32–43; 10; 11.1–18; 12.1–19).
It is the principal shrine of Roman Catholicism.
www.bartleby.com /65/pe/Peter-St.html   (709 words)

 Peter, Saint - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Peter was a native of Bethsaida and the brother of St. Andrew; he was married.
Much attention is given to Peter's miracles and to his defense of Christianity; his deliverance from prison by an angel is a celebrated incident (Acts 3; 4; 5.1-11, 29-32; 8.14-25; 9.32-43; 10; 11.1-18; 12.1-19).
It is the principal shrine of Roman Catholicism.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-peter-s1t.html   (938 words)

 Peter Cooper - UK Author, Entrepreneur, Ruby and Web App Guy
Pretty much every technology that is linked to Ruby in some way is discussed [...] The author, Peter Cooper, is obviously a well-rounded Ruby developer, and his enthusiasm for the topic shines through.
Peter Cooper's Beginning Ruby: From Novice to Professional has two audiences, novices with no programming experience who want to learn Ruby as their first programming language, and veterans who want to add Ruby to their programming toolkit.
Cooper's response to this challenge is a solid entry in the limited arena of Ruby tutorials.
www.petercooper.co.uk   (537 words)

Peter was called by the apostle Paul a "pillar" of the church and it was believed by the crowds, that the mere casting of his shadow upon the sick, was capable of bringing about miraculous healing.
Peter is, also, the one who defended the inclusion of the Gentiles in the Christian movement at the Apostolic Council in Jerusalem.
Peter eventually went to Rome and while there, it is believed that Mark (the writer of the Gospel of Mark) served as his translator as he preached.
www.biblepath.com /peter.html   (625 words)

 Saint Peter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter is frequently mentioned in the Gospels as forming, with James the Elder and John, a special group within the Twelve Apostles, present at incidents, such as the Transfiguration of Jesus, that the others were not party to.
Peter is also often depicted in the Gospels as spokesman of all the apostles, and as one to whom Jesus gave special authority.
Peter's Basilica, both in its original form and in its later complete reconstruction, is the altar placed over what is held to be the exact place where Peter was buried.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saint_Peter   (3933 words)

 Peter (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Peter on that occasion, under the impression the scene produced on his mind, exclaimed, "Lord, it is good for us to be here: let us make three tabernacles" (Matt.
He is now no more the unreliable, changeful, self-confident man, ever swaying between rash courage and weak timidity, but the stead-fast, trusted guide and director of the fellowship of believers, the intrepid preacher of Christ in Jerusalem and abroad.
This subject had awakened new interest at Antioch, and for its settlement was referred to the council of the apostles and elders at Jerusalem.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/peter.html   (1671 words)

 Daily Bible Study - Peter
Peter and his brother Andrew were fishermen, along with James and John, the sons of Zebedee and Salome (Salome was one of the women who discovered the empty Tomb in the morning after the Resurrection of Jesus Christ - Mark 16:1).
It was Peter's brother Andrew who first found The Lord after hearing John The Baptist near the Jordan River proclaiming Jesus Christ as "Lamb of God" (John 1:29-36).
Peter was a Galilean, the characteristics of which at the time included a strong sense of independence and a direct, impetuous manner.
www.keyway.ca /htm2002/peter.htm   (707 words)

 Peter the Great (Peter I)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1682 Peter was proclaimed Tsar at the tender age of 10.
Peter opened Russia to the influences of the West and invited the best European engineers, shipbuilders, architects, craftsmen and merchants to come to Russia and modernize the country.
Peter the Great was buried in the Peter and Paul Cathedral in St. Petersburg.
www.saint-petersburg.com /history/peter1st.asp   (583 words)

 Peter - God's Net Result - Mighty in Spirit   (Site not responding. Last check: )
However, it was the faith God gave Peter that Jesus used as a foundation for the early church.
Peter's original name was Simon Bar-jona, or son (bar) of Jonah (John, his father).
Peter was a man mighty in spirit because of the traits Christ so lovingly harnessed to become tools for His church and kingdom.
www.intouch.org /myintouch/mighty/peter_78042.html   (780 words)

 rustyparts.com | the apostle Peter
Peter is often seen as "the most prominent of Jesus' disciples...(Who, 348)." However, he is also often described as "a somewhat impulsive figure who at times misunderstood the intention of Jesus (Anchor, 260)." His name was Simeon (frequently shortened to Simon) bar Jona (son of Jona) before becoming a disciple.
After Jesus' death Peter was the spokesman at the first Pentecost (Acts 2:17), and continued to be a strong leader in the church at Jerusalem after the resurrection.
Peter is not referred to by name when he falls asleep in the garden of Gethsemane.
www.rustyparts.com /peter.php   (730 words)

 Peter Sutcliffe, Britain's famous Yorkshire Ripper, serial killer - The Crime Library
Peter continued to be devoted to his mother all through his teen years and would happily run errands for her and spend a great deal of time with her.
Peter had succeeded in creating a public persona that was exemplary, described by many as hard working and quiet, a caring and loving husband who kept to himself with no outward signs of the violence and depravity he had hidden deep within him.
Gary Jackson, who had worked with Peter at the cemetery, had found his pleasure in playing morbid pranks with the skeletons and the theft of rings from the hands of some of those he buried, to be more than a little macabre.
www.crimelibrary.com /serial_killers/predators/sutcliffe/mask_1.html   (1861 words)

 An Awfully Big Adventure
Peter, however, was still able to fly [because] his mother had forgotten to weigh him at birth.
Ultimately, this is the query that gave birth to the second Peter; this second Peter was Peter Pan, a boy half-bird, half-earthbound, named for the Greek god that symbolized natural forces.
By fusing Peter with Pan the supernatural dryad, Peter could embody both innocent and magical qualities: Peter could simultaneously yearn for his mother's love and be capable of conquering a murderous villain.
www.amrep.org /past/peter/peter1.html   (3082 words)

 The Acts of Peter
Peter then, admonished by the vision, related it unto the brethren without delay, saying: It is necessary for me to go up unto Rome to fight with the enemy and adversary of the Lord and of our brethren.
And Peter went down by a rope and baptized Theon in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost: and he came up out of the water rejoicing with great joy, and Peter also was glad because God had accounted Theon worthy of his name.
Unto whom Peter said: Go, with these for witness, and bring hither thy son, that they may see and be able to believe that by the power of God he is raised, and that this man (Simon) may behold it and fail (or, and she when she saw him, fell down).
www.earlychristianwritings.com /text/actspeter.html   (13258 words)

 St. Peter, First Pope - Catholic Online
Peter was a native of Bethsaida, near Lake Tiberias, the son of John, and worked, like his brother St. Andrew, as a fisherman on Lake Genesareth.
Peter was always listed as the first of the Apostles in all of the New Testament accounts and was a member of the inner circle of Jesus, with James and John.
According to rich tradition, Peter was crucified on the Vatican Hill upside down because he declared himself unworthy to die in the same manner as the Lord.
www.catholic.org /saints/saint.php?saint_id=5358   (1021 words)

 Amazon.com: The Peter Principle: Books: Laurence J. Peter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Before Dr. Laurence Peter's death in 1988, he was a professor of education at the University of Southern California and at the University of British Columbia.
Peter has given his characters funny names and the stories make you laugh frequently, but actually the message of the book is very serious.
Peter demonstrates that endless climbing higher and higher is bound to lead your life into a dead end.
www.amazon.com /Peter-Principle-Laurence-J/dp/1568491611   (1549 words)

 Peter Green   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Just before Peter headlined on the August 18, 1996 appearance at the North Bucks Blues and Folk Festival with his band, Peter Green and the Splinter Group, Mick Fleetwood stated, "He's back in the studio, he's actually playing again which is why he's here on this planet.
I hope that comes to pass." Peter's public appearances have increased recently marked by two new albums entitled Splinter Group and Robert Johnson's Songbook, a European tour, and now a short tour of the United States.
Peter was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on January 12, 1998 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City where he played Black Magic Woman with fellow inductee Santana.
www.fleetwoodmac.net /penguin/peter.htm   (950 words)

 The Brady Bunch : Peter Brady : tvland.com
Peter has a fragile ego, which manifests itself in extremes; often lets his achievements go to his head while at the same time lets little things get him down.
He over-celebrates his rescuing of a little girl from a falling shelf of toys, calling himself a hero, but long after, decides he has no personality when some kid at a party says he's dull.
Peter proves himself to be a fine actor by playing Benedict Arnold in the school play as well as playing Phil Packer on a date with Greg when Greg needs a date for his gal-pal's cousin
www.tvland.com /shows/brady_bunch/characters/char6.jhtml   (182 words)

 Peter: People/Characters of the Bible: Bible Picture Tour of the People, Places, Things and Topics of the Bible; Daily ...
Peter quickly stood out as the leader of the twelve apostles, and he is the most vividly described and the most often mentioned among them.
Peter was impulsive, impertinent and boastful, yet also enthusiastic, loving, and penitent.
Peter is best known for some of his extremes.
www.mustardseed.net /html/pepeter.html   (447 words)

 USCCB - NAB - 1 Peter 3
[1-6] The typical marital virtues of women of the ancient world, obedience, reverence, and chastity (1 Peter 3:1-2), are outlined here by the author, who gives them an entirely new motivation: Christian wives are to be virtuous so that they may be instrumental in the conversion of their husbands.
In imitation of holy women in the past (1 Peter 3:5) they are to cultivate the interior life (1 Peter 3:4) instead of excessive concern with their appearance (1 Peter 3:3).
[13-22] This exposition, centering on 1 Peter 3:17, runs as follows: by his suffering and death Christ the righteous one saved the unrighteous (1 Peter 3:18); by his resurrection he received new life in the spirit, which he communicates to believers through the baptismal bath that cleanses their consciences from sin.
www.usccb.org /nab/bible/1peter/1peter3.htm   (1038 words)

 Peter's Successors
In other Fathers Know Best tracts we have shown that the Fathers recognized Peter as the rock on which Jesus declared he would build his Church; that this gave Peter a special primacy; and that Peter traveled to Rome, where he was martyred.
On him [Peter] he builds the Church, and to him he gives the command to feed the sheep [John 21:17], and although he assigns a like power to all the apostles, yet he founded a single chair [cathedra], and he established by his own authority a source and an intrinsic reason for that unity.
Peter was succeeded by Linus, Linus by Clement, Clement by Anacletus, Anacletus by Evaristus.
www.catholic.com /library/Peter_Successors.asp   (1188 words)

 ABC News: Peter Jennings Dies at 67
"Peter died with his family around him, without pain and in peace.
But he faced it with realism, courage, and a firm hope that he would be one of the fortunate ones.
He became a part of the lives of a lot of our fellow citizens, and he will be missed.
abcnews.go.com /US/story?id=1015438   (406 words)

 SCIFI.COM Chat Transcript: Peter F. Hamilton, November 28, 2000
Peter: Well as you said, we are roughly of the same generation, our points of referance are similar, of course the writings are pretty varied, fortunately
Peter: Probably one that does crop up perhaps more than I intended is the way some charicters 'grow up' as they're exposed to a wider universe.
Peter: The impact of technology on society is a standard SF trope, it's just that now we're getting a clearer view of those technologies and how they might work.
www.scifi.com /transcripts/2000/peterhamilton.html   (2255 words)

 St Peter
The Denial of Saint Peter, Simon Bening, 1525.
The Denial of Peter, Gerrit van Honthorst, 1620-25.
The Denial of Peter, Jan Miense Molenaer, 1636.
www.textweek.com /art/peter.htm   (749 words)

 Peter Gurney's Guinea Pig Health Guide Pages
Peter's new book 'More of Their Kind' now available.
Peter Gurney is surely the most prolific and informed writer on the care of Guinea Pigs (Cavies).
Peter Gurney at the Guinea Pig Extravaganza in Arlington, VA, 22 July
www.oginet.com /pgurney   (150 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint Peter the Apostle
Renamed "Peter" (rock) by Jesus to indicate that Peter would be the rock-like foundation on which the Church would be built.
Out of the whole world one man, Peter, is chosen to preside at the of all nations and to be set over all the apostles and all the fathers of the church.
Though there are in God's people many bishops and many shepherds, Peter is thus appointed to rule in his own person those whom Christ also rules as the original ruler.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintp07.htm   (306 words)

 Peter Movies
Peter gets his first prostate exam and thinks he's been raped.
Peter and Lois go to New York - I knew Lois was tough, but who knew she was that good?
Peter's rendition of the big bang and, of course, creationistm to please everyone.
www.metacafe.com /tags/peter   (227 words)

 ESPN.com - Peter Gammons Archive
While there are plenty of buyers out there, Peter Gammons says there are few sellers at this point.
Impact leadoff hitters like Brandon Inge and Johnny Damon are maximizing their value through plate discipline and on-base percentage, Peter Gammons writes.
Led by the Cubs, there are a number of teams who have done nothing but disappoint, writes Peter Gammons.
sports.espn.go.com /espn/archive?columnist=gammons_peter   (640 words)

 Peter Lindstrom   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Huy Vo, Steven Callahan, Peter Lindstrom, Valerio Pascucci, and Claudio Silva.
Peter Lindstrom, David Koller, William Ribarsky, Larry F. Hodges, Augusto Op den Bosch, and Nick Faust.
Peter Lindstrom, David Koller, William Ribarsky, Larry F. Hodges, Nick Faust, and Gregory A. Turner.
www.cc.gatech.edu /gvu/people/peter.lindstrom   (537 words)

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