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Definition of the noun pentecost

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noun - plural: Pentecosts

  1. seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles; a quarter day in Scotland
  2. (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments

Place

Pentecost a.k.a. Pentecost Island is one of the 83 islands that make up the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu.

  • also known as Pentecôte, Pentecote
  • part of Vanuatu

Music

"Pentecost" is a musical album of David Tagg.

  • released on (4 years ago)

Writings

"Pentecost" is a play by David Edgar.

Film

"Pentecost" is a 2011 short comedy drama film written and directed by Peter Mcdonald.

Miscellanea

  1. Pentecost is the Greek name for the Feast of Weeks, a prominent feast in the calendar of ancient Israel celebrating the giving of the Law on Sinai. This feast is still celebrated in Judaism as Shavuot. Later, in the Christian liturgical year, it became a feast commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ, as described in the Acts of the Apostles 2:1–31. For this reason, Pentecost is sometimes described by some Christians today as the "Birthday of the Church".
    • also known as Whitsun, Whitsunday, Whit Sunday, Whit
  2. Pentecost is a 2014 theater production of the play by David Edgar.
  3. Pentecost is a 1995 theater production of the play by David Edgar.
    • award: - Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play (BBC Award for the Play of the Year) nomination for David Edgar
  4. Pentecost is a 2005 theater production of the play by David Edgar.

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Google previewChristian Liturgy (2003)

by Ignatius Puthiadam

Pentecost is the feast of the founding of the Christian community. So it has a tremendous social significance.

Google previewThe Bible for Home Reading (1902)

by Claude Goldsmid Montefiore

Again the Pentecost is the festival of the family. For it declares that the basis of social wellbeing is the honour of parents and the sanctity of the home. Then too, the Pentecost is the festival of law, and law is a great and noble element in human ...

Google previewBaptism in the Holy Spirit (2010)

A Re-examination of the New Testament Teaching on the Gift of the Spirit in Relation to Pentecostalism Today by James D. G. Dunn

For Luke Pentecost is the climax of all that has gone before. From the start of the ministry of...

Pentecost is a new beginning - the inauguration of the new age, the age of the Spirit - that which had not been before." Luke makes this very clear ...

Google previewWord and Worship Workbook for Year A (1999)

Religious Education and Formation by Mary Birmingham

Pentecost is an ongoing event.

Google previewThoughts on Judaism (1904)

by Lilian Helen Montagu

Again, Pentecost is the festival of the family, for it declares that the basis of social well - being is the honour of parents and the sanctity of the home. Then, too, Pentecost is the festival of law, and law is a great and noble element in human life, ...

Google previewIf I Could Ask God Anything (2006)

Awesome Bible Answers for Curious Kids by Kathryn Slattery

Pentecost is the name of an ancient Jewish festival that takes place about fifty days after Passover. The word Pentecost means “fiftieth day.” At the first Pentecost, about ten days after Jesus ascended into heaven, the disciples gathered in ...

Google previewJames Joyce (1986)

The Centennial Symposium by Morris Beja

Pentecost is the presente of the Word, reunited with the Father: this presence is transmitted by the tongues of fire. The form taken by the Holy Spirit is the pluralized gift of languages. In Joyce's writing, the transmission of tongues in the offering ...

Google previewWord and Worship Workbook for Year C (1997)

For Ministry in Initiation, Preaching, Religious Education, and Formation by Mary Birmingham

Pentecost is an ongoing event. It was inaugurated in the first...

Google previewThe Holy Use of Money (2006)

Personal Finances in Light of Christian Faith by John C. Haughey

Certainly, acknowledging the outpouring of the Spirit once a year on the feast Pentecost is an insufficient entering of this mystery.

Google previewAn Emergent Theology for Emerging Churches (2009)

by Ray S. Anderson

Pentecost is the beginning point for a theology ofJesus Christ because the Holy Spirit reveals to us the inner life of God as the Father of Jesus and ofJesus as the Son of the Father. To receive the Spirit of God, wrote the apostle Paul, is to “have ...

Google previewWord and Worship Workbook for Year B (1999)

For Ministry in Initiation, Preaching, Religious Education by Mary Birmingham

Pentecost is an ongoing event.

Google previewDictionary of Premillennial Theology

by Mal Couch

Pentecost particularly deals with the parables concerning the kingdom of heaven. These present the new form of the theocracy unforeseen in the OT but revealed through Christ's teaching {Parables, 18). The parables of the kingdom anticipate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evangelicalism (2002)

by Randall Herbert Balmer

Pentecost 1862 to enlist as a chaplain in the Union Army and soon thereafter became a Baptist minister, serving congregations in Indiana, Kentucky, New York , and Massachusetts. Pentecost earned a reputation as a gifted preacher.

Google previewA Protestant Dictionary (1904)

Containing Articles on the History, Doctrines, and Practices of the Christian Church by Charles Henry Hamilton Wright, Charles Neil

PENTECOST.— A solemn festival of the Jews, so called because it was celebrated fifty days after the Feast of the Passover (in Greek pente- costos means fiftieth). It corresponds to our Whitsuntide, one of the great festivals of the ...

Google previewCalmet's Great Dictionary of the Holy Bible: Calmet's great dictionary ... K-Z (1813)

by Augustin Calmet, Charles Taylor

distinction, to distinguish the day of To return to the Pentecost. Twice they bring the (which it is said was that of Mary the mother.

Google previewThe Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2013)

by Tremper III Longman

PENTECOST Greek parlance for the OT Festival of Weeks described in Lev. 23:15—22. It gets this name because it is celebrated fifty days after the Passover (Gk. pente'lcoste means ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, 2 Volume Set (2010)

by John Anthony McGuckin

Pentecost,. Feast. of. MARIA GWYN MCDOWELL A great feast of the church observed fifty days after Pascha, celebrating the descent of the Holy Spirit, the full revelation of the trinitarian mystery, and the commencement of the church's mission ...

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