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Definition of the noun almsgiving
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noun - plural: almsgivings
- making voluntary contributions to aid the poor
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2a2ae. 23-33 by Thomas Aquinas, R. J. Batten
Such a motive, as was said above,8 is the concern of mercy, and so it is clear that , properly speaking, almsgiving is an act of mercy. Furthermore, this appears from the very name itself which derives from the Greek word for mercy, just as in ...
Almsgiving is a debt which must be honestly paid and punctually discharged; nor is the donor left without reward. The blessing promised will be so bountiful that, as it is expressed, " there shall not be room enough to receive it." As regards the ...
Silver and Gold by Vanessa Buckhalter
filmtetrtm a Aim/y Aims, and also called almsgiving is a ceremonial, religious act. Alms.
Almsgiving means emptying your pockets or life of unnecessary wealth or possessions. You might donate money or some of your belongings to a charity, or find other ways to refrain from focusing too much on possessions. Talk with the teens ...
A Pilgrim's Guide to the Eternal City by James L. Papandrea
Almsgiving is an ancient tradition in many religions, ...
by James Orr
was expounded: "Water will quench blazing fire; so doth almsgiving make atonement for sins (Ecclus 3 30). "Lay up alms in thy storehouse; it shall deliver thee from affliction" (Ecclus 29 12). The story of Tob is especially in point ...
Encyclopedia of Islam (2009)
by Juan Eduardo Campo
Almsgiving is a form of charity. It represents an ethical principle, embraced by most societies and religions, that people who enjoy wealth and prosperity have a moral obligation to assist those who are less fortunate and to financially support ...
by Joseph J. Cordes, Robert D. Ebel, Jane Gravelle
almsgiving). Medani. Ahmed. University of Khartoum...
£akat ( Islamic almsgiving)...
Catholic Encyclopedia (1908)
Hence exhortations to almsgiving become much more frequent, and towards the end of the sixth century the law of tithes makes its appearance A new source of charitable relief was created by the contributions of the emperors, and of the ...
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On Sunday, May 8th, 2011, an estimated 100,000 people attended a ceremony to give alms to 12,600 monks in front of CentralWorld in downtown Bangkok. Almsgiving is a daily event in Thailand and is a way for lay people to support the monks and to gain merit. This ceremony was organized as a symnbolic and practical gesture of support for 286 temples in Southern Thailand. Monks at those temples are unable to collect alms due to the risk of being shot and killed. The food and other items collected here will be sent to support the temples in the South.
Photo credit: Mark Fischer
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The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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