Heavenly City


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Noun1.Heavenly City - phrases used to refer to HeavenHeavenly City - 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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Its biblical and historical roots; its complex symbolic and literary meaning for Jews, Christians, and Muslims; and its present-day tensions are composed by Amos into a complex mosaic that may yet, in some lights, yield a vision of the heavenly city.
Contract awarded for Beomseo heavenly city planning road (3-11 braces), India maintenance construction
Alan Vincent and Che' Ahn introduces the importance of prayer and spiritual warfare in an allegory for occupying the gates of the heavenly city and the 7 mountain mandate.
The very old and the very young, safe together, is a glimpse of the heavenly city God is building.
With God's own glory to illumine it, the holy, heavenly city is open to all without distinction.
The church promoted a competing conception of Neapolitan citizenship as membership in the Heavenly City of the New Jerusalem.
As I later came to realize, the act of murder and the heavenly city he glimpses during it cut Rojack loose from societal strictures and self-destructive habits and send him on a pilgrimage to his own heavenly city: a true American dream of the existential freedom to define himself.
A Christian allegory, it tells the story of Christian and his companions as they embark on a journey to reach the Heavenly City.
Everyone wants to leave Cuba for the fabled and heavenly city of Miami, but no one knows exactly why.
Christians, meanwhile, looked forward to the New Jerusalem, the heavenly city foretold in the Book of Revelation: "the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God.
Carl Becker, in his book, The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers (1932), argues that the philosophes were creating a so-called Heavenly City in the future in place of Augustine's City of God.
He considers politics and monstrous origins in La Thebaide, myth and melancholy in Andromaque, sacrifice and sovereignty in Iphigenie, and religion and revolution in Racine's heavenly city.