City of God


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City of God

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity heaven conceived of as the New Jerusalem
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the Church in contrast to the world, as described by St Augustine

Cit′y of God′


n.
the New Jerusalem; heaven.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.City of God - phrases used to refer to HeavenCity of God - phrases used to refer to Heaven; "the Celestial City was Christian's goal in Bunyan's `Pilgrim's Progress'"
Heaven - the abode of God and the angels
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Augustine's City of God, of the Utopia of Sir Thomas More, and of the numerous other imaginary States which are framed upon the same model.
Passepartout started off forthwith, and found himself in the streets of Allahabad, that is, the City of God, one of the most venerated in India, being built at the junction of the two sacred rivers, Ganges and Jumna, the waters of which attract pilgrims from every part of the peninsula.
It is loved as the city of God, although, or rather because there is no citizen.
Steven Langstaff also notched, with a 25-yard screamer from Cyril Egwu on 32 minutes the only response from City of God as Saint Charles triumphed 4-1.
Theoretical and practical instruction in photography and photo editing will be given by Christophe Simon and photographer Tony Barros, who grew up in the City of God.
City of God is about her taking the ashes of repentance to the city.
Verses 5 and 6 form a second stanza, which describes a strong and lush City of God, surrounded by water, protected by God.
In order to develop the local economy, the Community Bank of the City of God will operate with their own money, the social currency CDD (for Cidade de Deus).
Augustine of Hippo first conceived of The City of God as a response to accusations that Christians were to blame for Rome's fall.
Understanding the aesthetics of City of God requires attention to the film practices of Rocha since his aesthetic has been commonly understood as a counterpoint to Meirelles' style.
NAME: Dave Sykes AGE: 25 BIRTHPLACE: Dewsbury JOB: Town Press Officer NICKNAME: Don't have one FAVOURITES: FILM: City of God ACTOR: Sir Patrick Stewart ACTRESS: Whoopi Goldberg FOOD: Anything Italian TV SHOW: Unsolved Mysteries MUSIC: Anything apart from R&B CAR: Bugatti Veyron OTHER SPORT: Cricket or Speedway CURRENT TOWN PLAYER: Peter Clarke ALL TIME TOWN PLAYER: Tom Cowan ONE THING I LIKE .
STARRING: Toni Collette, Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine, Anson Mount, Candice Azzara CITY OF GOD (2003) Channel 4, 12.

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