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As a regular function, under special Regulations, this office was established by Paul IV, in 1555, and formed a part of the great scheme of reforms which that pope was anxious to carry out.
The preacher is chosen by the pontiff, though generally presented by the predecessor, or by the superior general of the Capuchins.
sermon, the preacher returns to the pontiff, kisses his feet, takes leave of him, and is driven back to his convent.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12354b.htm   (451 words)

  Preacher: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A preacher is distinct from a theologian (Someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology (especially Christian theology)) by focusing on the communication of the doctrine rather than the development of the doctrine.
Preacher is also the author of the Book of Ecclesiastes (An Old Testament book consisting of reflections on the vanity of human life; is traditionally attributed to Solomon but probably was written about 250 BC) according to the King James Version.
Preacher is the translation of the Hebrew (The ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel) word קהלת (Qoheleth).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/preacher.htm   (329 words)

 Preacher (comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Preacher is a comic book created by writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon, published by the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics, with painted covers by Glenn Fabry.
Preacher is notable mainly for its extremely strong character-building and its focus on storytelling, the handling of religious and supernatural themes in an unapologetic way (which many may find objectionable), the extremely dark and frequently violent humor, and the wide range of influences from outside comics.
In particular, Preacher draws on western movies for many of the stylistic elements (and openly acknowledges it - an apparition of John Wayne is a recurring character which serves as a sort of spiritual guide for Custer).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Preacher_(comic)   (1349 words)

 Preacher's Divinity: jesse custer, tulip, cassidy
PREACHER has taken the art of graphic literature to new heights.
Preacher Background 3 (Fabry ART) 103K (800 X 600)
This gorgeous color collection of the original painted covers to the recently-concluded "Preacher" series is a great overview of how, month after month, Fabry's powerful art unified the series and made it one of the most distinctive and outrageous on the comic book stands.
preacher.alwaysmad.com   (386 words)

 Preacher film movie trailer review at The Z Review
Preacher was a comic book series created by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, that followed Jesse Custer who sets off to find God, as God has apparently missing.
Well it sure aint, Preacher is full of the some of the juiciest dialogue ever seen in comics and some of the most original characters too such as Arseface, whose face is literally an arse.
Preacher finished it's run last year and the rumour, when it was announced that people were interested in the project, was that Ennis would write the screenplay himself after Preacher finished.
www.thezreview.co.uk /comingsoon/p/preacher.htm   (1274 words)

Preacher, who grew up in a house surrounded by churches, began playing pan at seven.
By the time he was 16, Preacher, who was given his name by his boyhood friend singer Iwer George, was living in the panyard.
Preacher's first album, Rattlesnake Wine, produced by Kenny Phillips, one of Trinidad's leading producers, has been released on Ice Records and is poised to take the world by storm.
www.icerecords.com /Preacher.htm   (831 words)

 The Mission Of The Preacher
For, a preacher is not a person who merely speaks concerning Christ, but one through whom it pleases Christ Himself to speak, to cause His own voice to be heard.
And it was in the consciousness of being such a preacher that the apostle could write in II Cor.
This is true of all preachers, whether they proclaim the Word of God in the established church, or preach the gospel of peace in the heathen world.
www.prca.org /sermons/romans10.14-15.html   (5419 words)

 The Life of the Preacher
In reflecting on the life of the preacher, though, I am not able to give you a comprehensive overview of this office in such a short article; but I do want to wet your appetite to desire to seek out what needs to be accomplished in the personal life of the preacher.
The extraordinary aspects of the life of the preacher in terms of godliness should be so evident that simply by the holy life of the preacher alone unbelievers should be won to Christ.
Preachers are to be a living example of the Gospel they preach; a living sermon.
www.apuritansmind.com /Pastoral/McMahonLifePreacher.htm   (3915 words)

 Amazon.com: Preacher Vol. 1: Gone to Texas: Books: Garth Ennis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Gone to Texas is the beginning of the Preacher saga, which involves the title character, whose church went up in flames while the whole town was inside; his ex-girlfriend Tulip, whom he ran out on five years ago for reasons we don't know; and Cassidy, a drifter who rescued Tulip from a bad situation.
Preacher is funny in disturbing ways, it's humor that will make you realize your mind is pretty messed up for laughing at this stuff, dark humor at its best.
Preacher is the best adult comic out there, especially if you like disturbing yourself with gruesome violence, and bizzare plots only the minds of Ennis and Dillon can create.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1563892618?v=glance   (2096 words)

 The Black Preacher
Then, as the preacher got further into the day's message, he began to chant his lines, the metrics and time intervals of the lines became more and more regular and consistent, and as he became further imbued with the Holy Spirit, the preacher's delivery slid into song.
This may happen because many of the congregation know the Bible almost as thoroughly as does the preacher, and they creatively anticipate his message; also, in these services the congregation participates actively and creatively in the service, and may for long periods be "hearing" their own celebrations.
Few preachers have had extensive seminary training; and many of their beliefs, like those of their congregations, are derived from popular traditions.
www.arts.state.ms.us /crossroads/narrative/church/na4_text.html   (1031 words)

 The 11th Hour Web Magazine - Comic Review - Preacher: Gone To Texas
A book like Preacher: Gone to Texas would likely have been one of the first to be axed back in that fl era.
Preacher was the start of a trend in the nineties -- the ultraviolent action-comedy-horror-pastiche.
Preacher, published by DC Comics, is currently available in only through comic retailers.
www.the11thhour.com /archives/112000/comicreviews/preacher.html   (876 words)

 City of Deadwood -- Preacher Smith
Upon reaching Deadwood in late May of 1876, Preacher Smith secured work as a manual laborer cutting firewood, helping in the construction of cabins and working as a fireman in one of the nearby sawmills based on one written account.
Preacher Smith was laid to rest in the Whitewood Cemetery (Ingleside District) on August 21, 1876 without the benefit of a formal service conducted by an ordained minister.
Leland D. Case, Preacher Smith, Myrter: The Story of Henry Weston Smith, Methodist, the Pioneer Preacher in the Black Hills of South Dakota (Mitchell, SD: Friends of the Middle Border, 1961).
deadwood.govoffice.com /index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={1EA35C15-E39F-4DFF-9EC5-D4044A632E3C}   (1638 words)

 Preacher's Divinity: jesse custer, tulip, cassidy
PREACHER has taken the art of graphic literature to new heights.
With its hard stance on religion and cultural ritual, PREACHER propels the reader into a new realm of thought.
This gorgeous color collection of the original painted covers to the recently-concluded "Preacher" series is a great overview of how, month after month, Fabry's powerful art unified the series and made it one of the most distinctive and outrageous on the comic book stands.
www.neonwheels.com /preacher/index.shtml   (286 words)

 Marks of the Faithful Preacher--Part 1  - John MacArthur
And the preacher should want that kind of accountability because he is to be an example for the church to follow.
The preacher's ministry occurs in the presence of the Judge.
Since the believer is responsible to hold preachers accountable to the standard of God's Word, it's imperative for him or her to understand their biblical role.
www.biblebb.com /files/MAC/sg55-20.htm   (3575 words)

 Preacher: Gone to Texas - Garth Ennis, Steve Dillon - Graphic novel review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Preacher is one such example - an epic work of fiction that's too long and too violent to appear in almost any other visual form.
One of the other reasons Preacher has garnered attention is that it's seriously gory.
Ennis's America is a violent gun culture and Preacher pulls no punches in demonstrating what happens when you give every psycho (including the police) the right to carry arms.
www.grovel.org.uk /reviews/preach01/preach01.htm   (471 words)

 Southern Fried Blog: Preacher
I had gotten to the point now that the Preacher saga had my complete devotion, and with no trade paperbacks left to purchase, I began to search for the actual comic books to pick up where I had left off in the storyline.
With Alamo, the Preacher saga began to come to a close and I was excited because I knew that the question of how Jesse would find and destroy God would be answered, but I was also sad because the magical effect Preacher had upon my life was about to end.
With the last few issues of Preacher I also started reading the new DC Vertigo comic Flinch, but it didn't grab me like Preacher did, so when I bought the last Preacher I never returned to the comic book store again, not even for Flinch.
eric.stamey.com /2005/07/preacher.html   (1096 words)

 HBO hears word, brings 'Preacher' to small screen
HBO has seen the light and is bringing "Preacher" to the small screen.
"Preacher," which ran from 1995-2000, told the story of a down-and-out Texas preacher possessed by Genesis, a supernatural entity conceived by the unnatural coupling of an angel and a demon.
Given immense powers, the preacher teamed with an old girlfriend and a hard-drinking Irish vampire and set out on a journey across America to find God -- who apparently had abandoned his duties in heaven -- and hold him accountable for his negligence.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /hr/content_display/news/e3i830108c1e9cf981f17799d1f588be3da   (466 words)

 The Preacher
She was the one who forced him to become a preacher, and she wants him to father children in order to continue the line of Preachers in her family.
The Preacher is a tribute to the classic Western.
Being a cynic story, and intending to make fun of all the stereotypes that are available, the Preacher has an enormous amount of law enforcement officers as targets of its ridicule.
www.univie.ac.at /Anglistik/easyrider/data/preacher.htm   (1755 words)

 Jowett: The Preacher: Lecture 2
And the consummation of the subtle peril may be this: we may come to assume that fine talk is fine living, that expository skill is deep piety, and while we are fondly hugging the non-essentials the veritable essence escapes.
The preacher is called upon to dwell among the stupendous concerns of human interest.
For when a preacher, by an unhallowed [57] absorption in the mere letter of truth, or by a successful invasion of worldliness, gets away from God, the direful consequences are immediate and destructive.
www.abcog.org /jowett2.htm   (4468 words)

 Preacher Roe Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Preacher Roe was born on Friday, February 26 1915, in Ash Flat, Arkansas.
Roe was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 22, 1938, with the St. Louis Cardinals.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Preacher Roe baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=roepr01   (279 words)

 Gatherer Lookup Window - Preacher
You may choose not to untap Preacher during your untap step.
: Gain control of target creature of an opponent’s choice that he or she controls as long as Preacher remains tapped.
Oct 4, 2004 - In multiplayer games you can choose a different opposing player each time it is used.
gatherer.wizards.com /gathererlookup.asp?name=Preacher   (75 words)

 Amazon.com: Preacher Vol. 6: War in the Sun: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
There are only three more Preacher books after "War in the Sun" and it's obvious that the end is near and the stakes are high.
One of the best Preacher stories wirtten by Garth Ennis, showcasing his dark humor(which was superb here in War in the Sun), his bizzare characters and plots, and his ability to write a compelling story.
After the work Dillon have done in Preacher and the Marvel comic Punisher, also written by Ennis, he has become my favorite artist, his best quality being his abilty to draw faces, and exppressions, it is said that he has never drawn a face twice.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1563894904?v=glance   (1707 words)

 The Preacher's Wife
The Preacher's Wife stars Denzel Washington and Whitney Houston and is G-rated.
Those facts and the blurb on the back of the DVD promising a "heartwarming romantic comedy" meant that I was a tad wary of this DVD when I first began to watch it.
Henry Biggs (Courtney B. Vance) is a preacher in a church in the poorer part of town.
www.michaeldvd.com.au /Reviews/PreachersWife.asp   (785 words)

 Preacher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
For those of you who haven't got a copy of 'Preacher - Dead or just kidding' collected covers by (ahem) me, (oh and Garth Ennis) I was told by a guy at San Diego convention that this summed up his feelings about his Catholic childhood.
Arseworld is one of my favourite Preacher covers and also the kind of thing that you can't find any reference for (outside a map of the world).
Those snakes were a complete bugger to do, took me ages, and the week after I sent it off there was a huge photo spread on Bizarre' magazine of snake worshippers in Haiti which would have been invaluable.
www.glennfabry.co.uk /preacher.htm   (777 words)

 "Preacher" by Garth Ennis & Steve Dillon - Ubqtous.com
Together with Tulip, Jesse's trigger happy ex-lover, and Cassidy, a hard drinking Irish vampire, Jesse sets out on a bizarre road trip from the heart of Texas to the bitter soul of New York City.
A young Texas preacher with a power you won't believe embarks on an unforgettably bizarre journey.
Preacher reminds readers how much fun it is to watch the good guys kick some ass."
ubqtous.com /preacher.cfm   (1032 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Preacher: Salvation: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Now although it is not my favourite of his Preacher installment (Proud Americans still being my favourite contribution), it still captivates me in a way that no other book will.
Although not the strongest of the Preacher collection,(my personal favouite is Proud Americans)it shows the depth that Garth Ennis can go in to, given the opportunity.
It's not that this book is bad - it is action-packed and follows the usual Preacher guidelines of addressing issues whilst having fun and throwing in a bit of dirty sex as well.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1840231041   (1502 words)

 Subway Preacher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Created during a residency at The Studio Museum in Harlem, Subway Preacher is characteristic of many of Saar's figures, which address the dichotomy of outward appearance versus the human spirit.
The clothing and demeanor of Saar's preacher mark him, at least superficially, as a man of humble origin.
The figure's heart, however, is shown enshrined in his chest among a collection of mundane "found" objects, symbolic of a spirituality that transcends the cares and appearances of the everyday world.
www.nelson-atkins.org /collections/20thcent/detail/subway.htm   (273 words)

 The Preacher and the Song Leader   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
There was a church where the preacher and the song leader were not getting along.
The preacher became very disgusted over the situation, and the next Sunday he told the congregation he was considering resigning.
As it came to pass, the preacher resigned and the next week informed the church that it was Jesus that led him there and it was Jesus that was taking him away.
www.bibletruths.net /Poems3/POEMSO3.htm   (186 words)

 Season One Sketches - Mark: Preacher Character   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Well worldy scholars and scientists have known for quite some time that the Bible outweighs the Bhagavad-Gita here by a pound to a pound and a half sometimes, outweighs the Talmud sometimes by three to four pounds, outweighs that mighty Koran sometimes by five to ten pounds.
Well, I've been hearing some folks say that they think the preacher character is finished as a comedy vehicle; it's worn out.
Now he had done this preacher character at stand up comedy clubs; he did it at parties he attended socially.
www.kithfan.org /work/transcripts/one/preacher.html   (389 words)

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