City of God

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City of God

1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity heaven conceived of as the New Jerusalem
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the Church in contrast to the world, as described by St Augustine
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Cit′y of God′

the New Jerusalem; heaven.
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Noun1.City of God - phrases used to refer to HeavenCity of God - phrases used to refer to Heaven; "the Celestial City was Christian's goal in Bunyan's `Pilgrim's Progress'"
Heaven - the abode of God and the angels
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Augustine's City of God, of the Utopia of Sir Thomas More, and of the numerous other imaginary States which are framed upon the same model.
Passepartout started off forthwith, and found himself in the streets of Allahabad, that is, the City of God, one of the most venerated in India, being built at the junction of the two sacred rivers, Ganges and Jumna, the waters of which attract pilgrims from every part of the peninsula.
It is loved as the city of God, although, or rather because there is no citizen.
City of God scored with a deflected shot in the last five minutes courtesy of Chris Owen.
This will be followed in Section II by an overview of various sections of City of God, specifically the founding of both the City of God and the city of earth.
'City of God' tackles 'criminality, urban violence and the drug menace,' which are 'very relevant issues in the Philippines.' Meanwhile, 'Two Sons' recounts the lives of a popular sertanejo duo.
City of God is about her taking the ashes of repentance to the city.
Incidentally, Mary of Agreda's Mystical City of God was required reading in seminaries before Vatican II.
Thematically, the first stanza is about trust in Divine protection from forces of nature, the second about Divine protection of the City of God, and the third about Divine protection from enemies.
In order to develop the local economy, the Community Bank of the City of God will operate with their own money, the social currency CDD (for Cidade de Deus).
It was directed by City Of God film-maker Fernando Meirelles.

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