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  Temple University
Temple University, a comprehensive public research university that enrolls more than 34,000 students, is the 27th largest university in America and is one of the nation’s leading centers of professional education.
Founded in 1884 by Dr. Russell Conwell as an informal adult-education outgrowth of his Baptist Temple ministry, Temple College was chartered in 1888 and was incorporated as Temple University in 1907.
Temple University •; 1801 North Broad Street • Philadelphia, PA 19122 • 215-204-7000 • webmaster@temple.edu
www.temple.edu /about.html   (224 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Temple
The temples of the mysteries were used by the initiated for the celebration of the secret cults, and differed from others, so far as the scanty remains permit a judgment, both in extent and form.
The architecture of the temple was in harmony with the obscure, mysterious, and sensual religious conceptions of the Egyptians.
Although the temple contained several chambers within, yet this fact exercised no actual influence on its external construction, while in the Christian church, either of the Romanesque or of the Gothic style, the interior arrangement is easily recognized from the external construction.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14495a.htm   (4043 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Temple of Jerusalem
The Prophet Ezechiel described the Temple in the light of a heavenly vision, and though his description is symbolic it agrees in its essential features with that of the Book of Kings; to all appearances he describes the Lord's house as he saw it while he performed his priestly duties.
Manasses profaned the Temple of Jehovah by the worship of idols (2 Kings 21:4).
The former included all the buildings of the Temple properly so called and was divided into: (1) The Court of the Priests, which contained the house of God and the alter of holocausts; (2) the Court of Israel; and (3) the Court of the Women.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14499a.htm   (5986 words)

  
 Temple in Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Solomon's Temple, was built in approximately the 10th century BCE to replace the Tabernacle.
While Herod's temple itself was subsequently destroyed, the mammoth Temple Mount platform complex still exists and currently supports the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa mosques.
The Temples that Jerusalem Forgot by Dr. Martin was made even more controversial due to the fact that he had previously spent five years engaged in excavations near the Western Wall in a joint project between Hebrew University and Ambassador College, publisher of The Plain Truth magazine edited by Herbert W. Armstrong.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Temple_in_Jerusalem   (2403 words)

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