2016年9月11日 星期日

dogma, faith, interfaith, move up, pass something up

 

Today, the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we remember the victims, including 14 Princeton alumni. An interfaith memorial service was held at the campus 9/11 memorial at noon.

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On December 10th General Motors announced that come next April Mary Barra will take the helm as chief executive. The first woman to head a big global automotive manufacturer, the 51-year-old Barra will replace Dan Akerson, GM's current chairman and chief executive, who decided to move up his own retirement because of the illness of his wife http://econ.st/18SUMOy

 
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Of course Heschel, with his rabbinic features, could not have looked too much like the jolly gentleman expected to visit homes late Christmas Eve. But the spirit evident in this anecdote must have served him well over the years as he taught aspiring rabbis, met with Pope Paul VI and became a leader in the civil-rights, anti-Vietnam War and interfaith movements. At his death in 1972 he was one of this country’s best-known Jewish figures.



dogma
(dôg'mə, dŏg'-) pronunciation
n., pl., -mas, or -ma·ta (-mə-tə).
  1. A doctrine or a corpus of doctrines relating to matters such as morality and faith, set forth in an authoritative manner by a church.
  2. An authoritative principle, belief, or statement of ideas or opinion, especially one considered to be absolutely true. See synonyms at doctrine.
  3. A principle or belief or a group of them: "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present" (Abraham Lincoln).
[Latin, from Greek, opinion, belief, from dokein, to seem, think.]

[名](複〜s, 〜・ta 〔-t〕)[U][C]
1 (教会などの)教義, 教理;信条;定見, 定説, 定論
the dogma that the end justifies the means
結果が手段を正当化するとの学説.
2 独断, 独断的な説[主張, 意見], ドグマ
political dogma
政治的独断.
[ラテン語←ギリシャ語dógma(意見)←dokeîn(よいと思われる)]Pope promotes interfaith relations in meetings with Muslims, Protestants


interfaith

(ĭn'tər-fāth'pronunciation
adj. ━━ a. 異教徒間の.
Of, relating to, or involving persons of different religious faiths: an interfaith marriage; an interfaith forum.

interfaith
(ĭn'tər-fāth') pronunciation
adj.
Of, relating to, or involving persons of different religious faiths: an interfaith marriage; an interfaith forum.
relating to or involving different religions or members of different religions:action to encourage interfaith dialogue




faith 喩 (1) 信德;信仰;信條;信理;信奉:指人答復天主愛的邀請,讓祂作心中的主人,並願意按照祂的旨意行事;拉丁文為 fides ;是天主所賜三超德之一,其他二德是望德 hope 、愛德 charity (2) 信心;信任。
faith, act of (1) 信心行為;啟發信德。 (2) 信德頌:慣用祈禱文之一。
faith, profession of :信仰的宣認;信仰的表白:包括宣佈信仰的行動和經文。譬如教會首長就職前應作信仰的宣認。
faith and order movement :信仰與組織合一運動:系基督教國際傳教協會推行的合一運動。
faith healing :信仰醫治;信心醫療;信心治病。
faithful, Mass of the :信友彌撒:今稱聖祭禮儀,指自奉獻禮至領聖體部分,屬於彌撒的聖祭禮儀,與前一段的聖道禮儀共同構成彌撒之全部。
faithful, prayer of the :信友禱詞。詳見 prayer of the faithful
faithful, the :教友;信友;教徒;平信徒;信徒。又稱 Christian laity


pass something up

refrain from taking up an opportunity:he passed up a career in pro baseball

move up

Translate move up
adjust one’s position, either to be nearer or make room for someone else:there’d be room for me if you’d just move up a bit
 

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