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  Christian cross - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cross was the first of the Instruments of the Passion that came to be venerated in the form of relics.
Connected with the cross is the medieval legend of the Tree of Jesse, from the wood of which the cross was said to have been fashioned.
Denotes a glorification of the cross, this form was inspired by the cult of the cross that arose after Saint Helena's discovery of the true cross in Jerusalem in 327.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Christian_cross   (1971 words)

 Cross - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A simple heraldic cross (the default if there are no additional specifying words) has arms of roughly equal length, artistically proportioned to the particular shape of the shield, which extend to the edges of the shield.
Illustrated is the blazon "Azure, a cross Or" (i.e.
The Crux, or Southern Cross, is a cross-shaped a constellation in the Southern Hemisphere.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cross   (1688 words)

 CROSS - LoveToKnow Article on CROSS
Itsoccasional use is retained by the Lutherans, and in the Church of England it is authori tatively used at baptism, and at the sacring or anointing of the sovereign at the coronation.
The English cross of St George is a plain red cross on a white ground, the Scottish cross of St Andrew is a plain diagonal white cross on a blue ground, and the Irish cross of St Patrick is a plain diagonal red cross on a white ground.
The archiepiscopal cross must not be confused with the crozier or pastoral staff The latter, which is formed with a crook at the end, is quite distinct, and is used by archbishops and bishops alike, who bear it with the left hand in processions, and when blessing the people.
46.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CR/CROSS.htm   (4957 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Archaeology of the Cross and Crucifix
One of the oldest of the symbols of the cross is the anchor.
Crosses are to be found on documents of early medieval times and, being placed at the head of a deed, were equivalent to an invocation of heaven, whether they were plain or ornamental.
Although in the fifth century the cross began to appear on public monuments, it was not for a century afterwards that the figure on the cross was shown; and not until the close of the fifth, or even the middle of the sixth century, did it appear without disguise.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04517a.htm   (13391 words)

 cross. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
A.D. The oldest Christian remains contain drawings of crosses and cruciform artifacts, and the fact that the cross was the Christian emblem before the toleration of Christianity is shown by the vision of Constantine I.
Devotion to the cross as a symbol of the Passion is an outstanding development (from the 11th cent.) in the history of Christian piety; it has ever since been an essential part of the public and private religious life of Roman Catholics.
The cross was the badge of the Crusades and was adopted as the emblem of the Templars, of the Knights Hospitalers (Knights of Malta), and of the Teutonic Knights.
www.bartleby.com /65/cr/cross.html   (622 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Cross and Crucifix in Liturgy
In the twelfth century the archbishop's cross was generally recognized, and in the dispute regarding the primacy between the Archbishops of Canterbury and York the right to carry their cross before them played a prominent part.
In the Greek Church a little wooden cross is used for the blessing of holy water, and is dipped into it in the course of the ceremony.
The ceremony of the adoration of the Cross on Good Friday must have spread through the West in the seventh and eighth centuries, for it appears in the Gelasian Sacramentary and is presupposed in the Gregorian Antiphonarium.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04533a.htm   (5797 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Metro -- No clemency for cross
The 16-year saga of whether the cross would stay on public land in La Jolla came to an emotional conclusion last night as the council voted 5-3 to reject a last-ditch effort to keep it in place.
In all, two attempts by the city to sell the cross and the land around it have been ruled unconstitutional, and a third attempt to unload the property was defeated by voters in November when nearly 60 percent rejected authorizing a new sale.
Slomka has said his church would accept the cross on its property as a last resort, but he said yesterday that the offer was off the table if the council rejected the transfer.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/metro/20050309-9999-7n9cross.html   (1084 words)

 Cross - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
In Paulinic literature the cross stands for the preaching of the doctrine of the Atonement (1 Corinthians 1:18; Galatians 6:14; Philippians 3:18; Colossians 1:20).
The cross is the center and circumference of the preaching of the apostles and of the life of the New Testament church.
As an instrument of death the cross was detested by the Jews.
www.studylight.org /enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T2426   (1441 words)

The original Wisdom Cross, venerated by Mother Marie Louise and forming a source of her strength, is preserved at the generalate of the Daughters of Wisdom in Rome.
This triumph of the Cross is epitomized in Hymn 19, which praises the victories of the Cross over the devil, the world, and the flesh and over its visible and invisible enemies on earth and in heaven; the third section deals at length with its glory and merit.
When the Cross is too heavy, only the presence of a loving person—often silent but compassionate (in the literal sense of the word)—can help those who suffer to cope with their existence, purify their ideas of God, detach themselves from the inessential and cling to the essential, become hopeful again, and persevere in faith.
www.ewtn.com /library/Montfort/Handbook/Cross.htm   (11159 words)

cross frame was done in two shops in Pampa, Texas by more than 100 welders.
This 190 foot tall free standing Cross can be seen from twenty miles away.
This Cross is given for everyone and is open 24/7.
www.crossministries.net   (260 words)

 The Cross Foundation
The Cross Foundation is dedicated to building both faith and family on an ecumenical basis.
The Cross Foundation has completed a 198 foot Cross at the intersection of Interstates 57 & 70 in Effingham, Illinois.
While the physical structure of the Cross will be a beacon of hope to the many travelers, we believe our organization will have a unique opportunity to offer messages and programs of opportunity for daily living.
www.crossusa.org /Netscape/home.html   (204 words)

 Charles B. Cross - Professor of Philosophy - University of Georgia
Cross, "Tooley and Noordhof on Stalnaker-Lewis Conditionals," presented to the Society for Exact Philosophy, Toronto (University of Toronto, Saturday, May 21, 2005)
Cross, "A Formal Model of Holistic Epistemic Coherence," presented at the Central Division Meetings of the American Philosophical Association, Chicago (Session V-H, Sunday, April 25, 2004)
Cross, "A Characterization of Imaging in Terms of Popper Functions," Philosophy of Science 67:316-338, 2000
www.phil.uga.edu /faculty/cross   (762 words)

 Did Jesus Die on a Cross?
The WT considers the churches as "unclean" for using the cross as a symbol of the death of Jesus.
The cross was a pagan symbol later adopted by the "apostate" church.
Even before being hung on the cross, Jesus may have already entered a state of shock, due to the scourging, the irritation of the nerves of the scalp due to the crown of thorns, and by being struck several times.
www.freeminds.org /doctrine/cross.htm   (5110 words)

 Village of Cross Plains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cross Plains' population has grown nearly 80% since 1970.
It is estimated that the village population will increase about 58% by the year 2020.
The tax rate in Cross Plains compares favorably with other communities of its size.
www.cross-plains.wi.us   (286 words)

 Amazon.com: Cross: Books: Kelly Klein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As a result, she presents the cross within a telephone pole as respectfully as she captures the cross that dangles from a nun's habit.
In fact, the cross is meant to be a symbol of contradiction, notes Kelly Klein in her introduction.
The cross is implicit in the human body: stand with feet together and arms at right angles to the torso, and you are a cross.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/093511243X?v=glance   (747 words)

 American Red Cross: ntld_main
The Red Cross asks donors to support the ongoing needs of hurricane survivors by giving to the countless other charities and non-profit organizations that continue to raise funds for hurricane relief efforts.
Your local Red Cross chapter is committed to meeting the humanitarian needs of the people in your area, be it in disaster preparedness, disaster response, first aid and CPR training, or disease prevention.
The value of your donation is increased by the fact that the ratio of volunteer Red Cross workers to paid staff is almost 36 to one.
american.redcross.org /site/PageServer?pagename=ntld_main&...   (734 words)

 Radio | Cross Rhythms
Cross Rhythms City Radio on 101.8FM in Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme is Cross Rhythms local community station.
This station is currently being re-broadcast on the net and on the satellite channel 0126.
It aims to meet the needs of the local community in Stoke-on-Trent and could be a model for other stations around the country.
www.crossrhythms.co.uk /radio   (127 words)

 Cross (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
The word "cross" is also used to denote any severe affliction or trial (Matt.
The crux immissa (t), or Latin cross, which was the kind of cross on which our Savior died.
He pretended at a critical moment that he saw a flaming cross in the heavens bearing the inscription, "In hoc signo vinces", i.e., By this sign thou shalt conquer, and that on the following night Christ himself appeared and ordered him to take for his standard the sign of this cross.
christiananswers.net /dictionary/cross.html   (253 words)

 Donate Now! -- American Red Cross
In 2005, the American Red Cross responded to two of the largest disasters in its 125-year history—the tsunami and the combined disaster of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
In every single case, it is mission of the American Red Cross to be there and help those in need—whether disaster strikes thousands of people at once...or one family in the middle of the night.
But the Red Cross is not a government agency, we must rely on the generosity of the American public.
www.redcross.org /donate/donate.html   (533 words)

 American Red Cross - Preparing Communities for an Emergency and Keeping People Safe - Preparedness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
What began as a way for the Red Cross to promote its services to the communities it serves and to raise funds to cover the costs associated with them has become a celebration of the unique and vital role it plays in local neighborhoods across the country.
An open letter to the American public from Jack McGuire, American Red Cross Interim President and CEO, and Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, Chairman of the American Red Cross.
Six months after Hurricane Katrina, the American Red Cross is still on the scene and still meeting the needs of residents trying to rebuild in and around New Orleans.
www.redcross.org   (296 words)

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At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. (BCBSF), one of our goals is to help Floridians with their health and well-being.
Whether it be through our wide array of product and service options, through the information and resources we offer, or through our networks of Florida's physicians and providers, as well as alternative methods of care.
www.bcbsfl.com   (241 words)

 Blue Cross Canada
The Blue Cross name is contained in a variety of trade-marks owned by the Canadian Association of Blue Cross Plans (the Association).
Performance is monitored regularly, and any lack of performance could lead to cancellation of a membership and the license to continue to use the Blue Cross trade-marks.
Supplementary health plans for individuals, families, seniors and employers of all sizes continue to be the specialty of the Blue Cross Member Plans.
www.bluecross.ca   (254 words)

 CROSS - Croatia Search Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
CROSS, the first Croatian WWW search engine, is retired.
CROSS was a CARNet's project, started in 1997, providing the search engine that was indexing WWW pages in ".hr" top Internet domain until June 2001.
More about CROSS (in Croatian only): Chronology, Usage statistics, Croatian Web - servers and browsers.
cross.carnet.hr /index_en.html   (154 words)

 Blue Cross UK: Animal Welfare Charity, Animal Hospitals, Animal Adoption UK
The Blue Cross is Britain's pet charity, providing practical support, information and advice for pet and horse owners.
People are placing unrealistic expectations on their dogs, causing them to become victims of Perfect Dog Syndrome, according to a Blue Cross survey.
The Blue Cross is launching the new 2007 Pet Pals calendar, for sale in our next Christmas catalogue and on our website.
www.bluecross.org.uk   (242 words)

 Cross Manufacturing, Inc - Manufacturers of Cylinders, Gear Pumps, Valves, and Adapters!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
CROSS produces one of the most extensive hydraulic component lines on the market today.
Quality, efficiency and responsiveness to our customers' needs are the primary goals of all the CROSS production plants.
Over 56 years experience in product testing and design assure top performance and a long and reliable service life for all CROSS products.
www.crossmfg.com   (140 words)

 Mark Cross - New Zealand Born contemporary realist artist
New Zealand born artist Mark Cross is considered one of the South Pacific's leading contemporary realist painters.
Based in the central Polynesian island of Niue, Mark Cross works are sought after by collectors from the Pacific rim and further afield.
Mark Cross exhibits regularly in New Zealand, Hawaii and Rarotonga.
www.markcross.nu   (130 words)

 Henri-Edmond Cross Online
Henri-Edmond Cross at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Henri-Edmond Cross in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database
All images and text on this Henri-Edmond Cross page are copyright 1999-2005 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise noted.
www.artcyclopedia.com /artists/cross_henri-edmond.html   (260 words)

 International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is launching an emergency appeal for one million Swiss francs to support the Sudanese Red Crescent in immediately responding to a cholera outbreak in Southern Sudan.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 183 member National Societies.
All our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.
www.ifrc.org   (190 words)

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