vision, beatific

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Glossary of theological terms. . 2014.

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  • vision, beatific —  Видение блаженное …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Beatific Vision — • The immediate knowledge of God which the angelic spirits and the souls of the just enjoy in Heaven Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Beatific Vision     Beatific Vision   …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Beatific vision — Vision Vi sion, n. [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. ? to see, ? I know, and E. wit. See {Wit}, v., and cf. {Advice}, {Clairvoyant}, {Envy}, {Evident}, {Provide}, {Revise}, {Survey}, {View}, {Visage},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beatific — Be a*tif ic, Beatifical Be a*tif ic*al, a. [Cf. F. b[ e]atifique, L. beatificus. See {Beatify}.] Having the power to impart or complete blissful enjoyment; blissful. The beatific vision. South. {Be a*tif ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vision — Vi sion, n. [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. ? to see, ? I know, and E. wit. See {Wit}, v., and cf. {Advice}, {Clairvoyant}, {Envy}, {Evident}, {Provide}, {Revise}, {Survey}, {View}, {Visage}, {Visit} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vision purple — Vision Vi sion, n. [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. ? to see, ? I know, and E. wit. See {Wit}, v., and cf. {Advice}, {Clairvoyant}, {Envy}, {Evident}, {Provide}, {Revise}, {Survey}, {View}, {Visage},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beatific vision — In Roman Catholic theology, the beatific vision is the eternal and direct perception of God enjoyed by those who are in Heaven, imparting supreme happiness or blessedness.While humans understanding of God while alive is indirect (mediated), the… …   Wikipedia

  • beatific vision — noun : the immediate sight of God in the glory of heaven : the direct intuition of God * * * beatific vision A glimpse of the glory of heaven • • • Main Entry: ↑beatify beatific vision see under ↑beatify • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • beatific vision —    This theological expression (from the Latin beatificus, meaning happy or blessed, and visio, meaning actof seeing or sight ) refers to the contemplation of God in the glory of heaven. The beatific vision implies that those in heavensee God in… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • beatific — /biəˈtɪfɪk / (say beeuh tifik) adjective 1. bestowing blessedness or beatitude: a beatific gesture. 2. blissful: a beatific vision; a beatific smile. {Late Latin beātificus} –beatifically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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