John the Divine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n John the Divine (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
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Usage

In literature:

A door in the aisle communicates with the =Chapel of St. John the Divine=, at present used as a clergy vestry.
"Bell's Cathedrals: Southwark Cathedral" by George Worley
In the first act we see St. Catharine's church in Nueremberg, where Divine Service is being celebrated, in preparation for St. John's Day.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
The Revelation of John the divine, was written by the same Evangelist and Apostle who wrote the Gospels and Epistles bearing that name.
"A Week of Instruction and Amusement," by Mrs. Harley
The third portion of the divine testimony on which I desire to throw out a few hints, is in 1 John i.
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
BALGUY, JOHN (1686-1748), English divine and philosopher, was born at Sheffield on the 12th of August 1686.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
The Sceptic was delighted with the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, because, as he said, it was so unmistakably human.
"The Unknown Quantity" by Henry van Dyke
The two divines appointed for Suffolk were Mr. Thomas Young, of Stowmarket, and Mr. John Phillips, of Rentall.
"East Anglia Personal Recollections and Historical Associations" by J. Ewing Ritchie
By the labour and industry of John Anchoran, Licentiate of Divinity, London, 1633.
"Notes and Queries, Number 238, May 20, 1854" by Various
It came at last, that day said to have been prophesied by St. John the Divine!
"The Infant's Skull" by Eugène Sue
If it had been the Abbe John, he might have divined the reason, but the Professor was not a man advised upon such matters.
"The White Plumes of Navarre" by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
On the left is St. John the Divine, on the right St. Nicholas.
"Great Masters in Painting: Perugino" by George C. Williamson
According to John Scotus Erigena, the nothing out of which the world is created is the divine essence.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
The Revelation of St. John the Divine was very slowly received, and the two shorter Epistles which bear his name are dubiously recognised.
"My Path to Atheism" by Annie Besant
How was the illustrious John Wickliffe, professor of divinity in Oxford, treated by the church of Rome, during the reign of Boniface IX.
"Popery! As it Was and as it Is Also, Auricular Confession; And Popish Nunneries" by William Hogan
Moses, John the Divine, Washington, Thoreau.
"The Determined Angler and the Brook Trout" by Charles Bradford
Under the leadership of Baur, the School of Tubingen rejected the Gospel of St. John, the whole theme of which is the divinity of Christ.
"The War Upon Religion" by Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
We might have supposed it to be St. John, but he was older and not younger than the Divine Child.
"The Grotesque in Church Art" by T. Tindall Wildridge
It was enough for Him to know that the baptism of John was of Divine appointment.
"Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew" by John Monro Gibson
John Reuchlin was the individual whom divine Providence selected for this purpose.
"History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century (Volume 1)" by J. H. Merle D'Aubigné
Thus for weeks, and even months, he led a life, like John the Baptist in the wilderness, wholly divine.
"Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum" by John Healy
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In poetry:

"O come ye from east, or come ye from west,
Or bring reliques from over the sea;
Or come ye from the shrine of St. James the divine,
Or St. John of Beverley?"—
"The Gray Brother" by Sir Walter Scott
Your "Tam O'Shanter" is very fine,
Both funny, racy, and divine,
From John O'Groats to Dumfries
All critics consider it to be a masterpiece,
And, also, you have said the same,
Therefore they are not to blame.
"Robert Burns" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

A memorial service for Alvin Ailey , founder and director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, will be held on Friday at 10:30 am at the Cathedral of St John the Divine, 112th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.
The decision to withhold a place of honor in the Poets' Corner of the Cathedral of St John the Divine from Ezra Pound (Arts & Ideas pages, Oct 23) was entirely appropriate.
John Muir, who dubbed the snow-capped Sierra the "Range of Light," and whose musings about their divinity shaped his generation's faith in nature's holy beneficence, spent a lot of time in Los Angeles.
John Muir , who dubbed the snow-capped Sierra the "Range of Light," and whose musings about their divinity shaped his generation's faith in nature's holy beneficence, spent a lot of time in Los Angeles.
The Cathedral Church of St John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Avenue CITY LIVING: Manhattan Valley (photo by Marie Claire Andrea).
Great Music in a Great Space at St John the Divine .
The Cathedral of St John the Divine .
The Cathedral Church of St John the Divine , on the Upper West Side, was rededicated with music, speeches and sermons.
John the Divine is the well-known and massive cathedral of the Episcopal Church on the upper West Side of Manhattan (not too far from the Commonweal office).
The Cathedral Church of St John the Divine has punctuated the New York skyline for more than a century, but its designation as an official city landmark was rejected yesterday by the City Council.
Memorial stones for Henry James and Henry David Thoreau will be placed in the American Poets' Corner at the cnclusion of vespers on Oct 23 at 7 pm at the Cathedral of St John the Divine, Amsterdam Avenue and 112th Street.
Nicole Toutounji shows off her bees at their new home at the Cathedral of St John the Divine in New York in June.
Celebrate the Winter Solstice with music from the the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine.
The towering walls of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine reverberate with sounds of celebration in this NPR holiday tradition.
A memorial service for Arthur Ashe , the former tennis star who died last Saturday, will be held in New York City on Friday at 1 pm at the Cathedral of St John the Divine, 110th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.
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