popular piety


Glossary of theological terms. . 2014.

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  • Popular piety — (or popular religion, personal piety) refers to religious practices that arose and occur outside of the official Church. Typically the term is used within the context of the Catholic church, the practices are generally accepted and allowed. Forms …   Wikipedia

  • Popular print — Popular Prints is a term for printed images of generally low artistic quality which were sold cheaply in Europe and later the New World from the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries, often with text as well as images. They were the first mass media …   Wikipedia

  • popular Catholicism —    This term refers to the religious sense of devout Catholics that finds expression not only in the liturgybut also in a variety of religious practices, such as the rosary, novenas, processions, pilgrimages, altarcitos (home altars), theWay of… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Popular Devotions — • Brief explanation of the spiritual practices collectively called devotions or popular devotions. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Popular Devotions     Popular Devotions …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • piety —    This word (from the Latin pietas, meaning dutiful conduct or kindness ) has three different but related meanings: (1) one of the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit (see CCC 1831), (2) the respect of children for their parents (see CCC 2215), and… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • religiosidad popular —    This Spanish term refers to the popular piety or popular devotional practices within the Hispanic community, such as Marian devotions, altarcitos, pastorelas, and so on.    See popular Catholicism …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Filial piety — Hyo redirects here. For other uses, see Hyo (disambiguation). In Japan, dutifulness is extolled in many forms. The bronze statue shows a son carrying his aged mother and climbing stone steps at a shrine. In Confucian ideals, filial piety (Chinese …   Wikipedia

  • Sutra of Filial Piety — The Sutra of Filial Piety (or Sutra on the Profundity of Filial Love , Sutra on Parental Benevolence ) is an apocryphal sutra composed in China and apparently an exercise in Buddhist apologetics. The text attempts to synthesise native Confucian… …   Wikipedia

  • Mount of piety — See also: Montepío (disambiguation) A mount of piety was an institutional pawnbroker run as a charity in Europe from the later Middle Ages times to the 20th century, more often referred to in English by the relevant local term , such as monte di… …   Wikipedia

  • Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …   Universalium

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