Glossary of terms used in Christianity  

panta rhei
    (Language:   Greek)
Greek. Literally, “everything flows”; the philosophy of the pre-Socratic philosopher Heraclitus (500 B.C.) that everything is constantly changing. (more)

Pater noster
    (Language:   Latin)
In Latin, “Our Father”; used in Christianity to refer to the Lord’s Prayer. (more)

Pax Romana
    (Language:   Latin)
“Roman peace”; the law and order imposed by ancient Rome on its territories. (more)

perinde ac cadaver
    (Language:   Latin)
Literally, “in the manner of a corpse”; used in describing the submission of a disciple to a spiritual master. (more)

    (Language:   Greek)
"wind, breath, spirit"; in Christian theology (more)

    (Language:   Greek)
In Greek, “spiritual”. Used to refer to a person in whom the element of spirit predominates over the soul and the body (cf. 1 Thess. 5:23; 1 Cor. 2:14-15). (more)

    (Language:   Latin)
“Bridge-maker”; man as the link between Heaven and earth. (more)

pro domo
    (Language:   Latin)
literally, "for (one’s own) home or house" (more)

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