enchiridion


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en·chi·rid·i·on

 (ĕn′kī-rĭd′ē-ən)
n. pl. en·chi·rid·i·ons or en·chi·rid·i·a (-ē-ə)
A handbook; a manual.

[Late Latin enchīridion, from Greek enkheiridion : en-, in; see en-2 + kheir, hand; see ghes- in Indo-European roots + -idion, diminutive suff.]

enchiridion

(ˌɛŋkaɪˈrɪdɪən) or

encheiridion

n, pl -ions or -ia (-ɪə)
(Journalism & Publishing) rare a handbook or manual
[C16: from Late Latin, from Greek enkheiridion, from en-2 + kheir hand]

en•chi•rid•i•on

(ˌɛn kaɪˈrɪd i ən, -kɪ-)

n., pl. -rid•i•a (-ˈrɪd i ə)
a handbook.
[1535–45; < Late Latin < Greek encheirídion=en- en-2 + cheír hand]

enchiridion

a handbook or manual.
See also: Books
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enchiridion - a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or locationenchiridion - a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
book of facts, reference book, reference work, reference - a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts; "he contributed articles to the basic reference work on that topic"
manual - a small handbook
bible - a book regarded as authoritative in its field
guidebook, guide - something that offers basic information or instruction
ready reckoner, reckoner - a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
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La fuente aludida es el Enchiridion christianae institutionis del teologo catolico aleman Juan Gropper>> (TELLECHEA, Credo Sanctam Ecclesiam, p.
The narrator is not quite sure about the identity of the manuscript translation of Erasmus that Tyndale gave to the Walshes: "But then did he translate into English a book called as I remember Enchiridion Militis Christiani." It apparently played a crucial role in their conversion.
En sus Epistolae nos mostrara tres citas de la simbologia catoptrica en las que nos muestra como la naturaleza refleja indirectamente la imagen de Dios (19); en su Enchiridion nos ofrecera tres referencias en las que la Iglesia aparece como un topos o espejo de la ciudad perfecta (20); otras tres referencias apareceran en sus Comentarios al Evangelio de San Juan, donde reitera las frases paulinas sobre la refraccion de las cartas a los corintios (21).
1984, en Enchiridion Vaticanum, Supplementurn 1, Bologna 1990, pp.
El texto mas claro es el del Enchiridion de fide, spe, caritate>>:
Although Erasmus's views on baptism have been recognized as problematic, Friesen shows how Erasmus's words on the Great Commission are both consistent and unique and how one finds in them and in the Enchiridion the key to Erasmus's Philosophia Christi, the transformation of the life of a mature individual.
Canisius has in mind Augustine's comment in the Retractations (2.63) about his Enchiridion, a treatise on faith, hope, and love addressed to Laurentius.
La reflexion sobre problemas morales en materia economica (que tanta importancia se le esta dando en nuestra epoca por parte de los historiadores de la economia, como Grice-Hutchinson o Schumpeter en el ambito anglosajon) quedan representadas en el primer tratado sistematico de los contratos, obra de Francisco Garcia: Tratado utilissimo y muy general de todos los contractos (1583) y la famosisima obra del Doctor Navarro, Martin de Azpilcueta, Manual de confessores y penitentes, ejemplar de su primera edicion castellana, de Salamanca 1556 (se muestra asimismo un ejemplar de su edicion latina: Enchiridion siue Manuale confessariorum, Roma, 1584).
SCHOMETZER, Enchiridion symbolorum definitionum et decrarationum de rebus et fidei morum, 3000-3045.
2051/84, 2.V.1984: Enchiridion Vaticanum, Supplementum 1, Bologna 1990, 811-813.
For some, the statement in the Enchiridion - monacbatus non est pietas - embodies Erasmus's assault on the institution of monasticism and on the worth of its vows, anti-monasticism being the precondition for the reformation and a common denominator binding reformers like Erasmus, Luther, Calvin, and others.
(5) In its original Latin Dei Filius is available in Heinrich Denzinger and Adolf Schonmetzer, eds., Enchiridion symbolorum, definitionum, et declarationum de rebus fidei et morum, 33rd ed.