Decalogue


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Dec·a·logue

or Dec·a·log  (dĕk′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′)
n.
1. Bible The Ten Commandments.
2. A fundamental set of rules having authoritative weight.

[Middle English decalog, from Late Latin decalogus, from Greek dekalogos : deka, ten; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots + logos, word, pronouncement; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]
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Decalogue

(ˈdɛkəˌlɒɡ)
n
(Bible) another name for the Ten Commandments
[C14: from Church Latin decalogus, from Greek, from deka ten + logos word]
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Ten′ Command′ments


n.pl.
the precepts spoken by God to Israel, delivered to Moses on Mount Sinai; the Decalogue.
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Decalogue

[ˈdekəlɒg] N the Decalogueel Decálogo
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decalogue

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The website lists evaluations from the following: the Asian-American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago Area; Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago; Chicago Council of Lawyers; Cook County Bar Association; Decalogue Society of Lawyers; Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois; Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois; Illinois State Bar Association; Lesbian and Gay Bar Association; Puerto Rican Bar Association; and the Women's Bar Association.
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In this breezy-but-scholarly plaidoyer, Michael Coogan, who's the director of publications for the Harvard Semitic Museum and a lecturer on the Hebrew Bible at HDS, explores the origin, structure, age, and "original meanings" of the Decalogue, while exposing simplistic attempts to present and promote it as the divinely revealed essence of all morality.
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Within the framework of the programme, a painting competition called on primary school students, to write and draw in teams of twos, their own interpretation of "the decalogue of the forest", based on the information they received during the educational events organized by each school supported by KEANITA.
He recognizes, for example, that the Decalogue is not a tablet of negative laws that forbid desirable behavior and restrict human freedom and happiness, as so many uninformed lay persons claim these days.