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Definition of the adjective beatific
What does beatific mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more beatific / most beatific
- experiencing or bestowing celestial joy
- example: beatific peace
- similar: joyful
- marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
Alternative definition of the adjective beatific
- blessed, blissful, heavenly
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Encyclopedia of Theology (1975)
A Concise Sacramentum Mundi by Karl Rahner
The beatific vision is indeed the most perfect conceivable actuation of a spiritual creature inasmuch as the latter is open absolutely without limits to being, truth and value. But this unlimited transcendent capacity of man still has meaning and ...
by Stuart Brown, N. J. Fox
BEATIFIC VISION (VISIO BEATIFICA/VISION BEATIFIQUE). A phrase used in Catholic theology of the direct vision of God granted in heaven to the blessed. This doctrine was rejected by some Protestants but Leibniz ...
The Encyclopedia of Heaven (2015)
by Miriam Van Scott
During theRenaissance, humanist philosophers began postulatingthat paradise isa place of human joys wherefulfillment of physical desiresand REUNION with loved onesovershadow delight inthe beatific vision.In response tothis depiction, ...
by Orlando O. Espín, James B. Nickoloff
Some Orthodox Churches have a custom similar to beatification. Orlando Espin See also CANONIZATION; ORTHODOX CHURCHES; POPE; SAINT; SAINTS ( CHRISTIAN), DEVOTION TO. BEATIFIC VISION The beatific vision is a traditional ...
Revised and Expanded by Donald K. McKim
visio Dei See beatific vision vision, beatific See beatific vision ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
BEATIFIC. See Bkatifick. (2) Beatific vision, in divinity, the enjoyment of angels and blessed spirits, in seeing God in heaven.
A dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1867)
BEATIFIC. to the eye ; and the Peripatetics differed in opinion from the Epicureans by supposing the species received by the eyo to be incorporeal. Modern philosophers agree in referring the cause of vision to the impressions of light on the ...
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Scrabble value of B3E1A1T1I1F4I1C3
The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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