Resurrection

Definitions

  • THE RESURRECTION
    THE RESURRECTION
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n resurrection a revival from inactivity and disuse "it produced a resurrection of hope"
    • n Resurrection (New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the Crucifixion
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Resurrection A rising again; the resumption of vigor.
    • Resurrection Especially, the rising again from the dead; the resumption of life by the dead; as, the resurrection of Jesus Christ; the general resurrection of all the dead at the Day of Judgment. "Nor after resurrection shall he stay
      Longer on earth."
    • Resurrection State of being risen from the dead; future state. "In the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage."
    • Resurrection The cause or exemplar of a rising from the dead. "I am the resurrection , and the life."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n resurrection In theology:
    • n resurrection A rising again from the dead. The doctrine of the resurrection has been held in three different forms:
    • n resurrection The state which follows the resurrection; the future state.
    • n resurrection In general, a rising again; a springing again into life or to a previous mode of existence; a restoration.
    • n resurrection Removal of a corpse from the grave for dissection; body-snatching.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Resurrection the rising again from the dead: the life thereafter: a restoration: body-snatching
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Quotations

  • Book Of Common Prayer
    Book Of Common Prayer
    “We therefore commit his body to the ground; earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust; in sure and certain hope of the Resurrection.”
  • Paul Eldridge
    Paul Eldridge
    “Reading the epitaphs, our only salvation lies in resurrecting the dead and burying the living.”
  • Martin Luther
    Martin%20Luther
    “Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.”
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur%20Schopenhauer
    “Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of the resurrection.”
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel%20Butler
    “A lawyers dream of heaven; every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven. [Matthew 22:30]”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. résurrection, L. resurrectio, fr. resurgere, resurrectum, to rise again; pref. re-, re- + surgere, to rise. See Source
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. re-, again, surgĕre, surrectum, to rise.

Usage

In literature:

Pliny bears witness of the first day of the week being kept as a festival in honor of the resurrection of Christ.
"The Seventh Day Sabbath, a Perpetual Sign" by Joseph Bates
The next large space, after the fresco of "The Damnation," is filled with "The Resurrection.
"Luca Signorelli" by Maud Cruttwell
Is Jewish poetry on the point of dying out, or is it destined to enjoy a resurrection?
"Jewish Literature and Other Essays" by Gustav Karpeles
Forty-three years of life had taught him that when you are least expecting them to, buried secrets are sure to resurrect.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
The chief priests seem to have had considerable concern about the prediction of the resurrection.
"The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, Volume I, No. 8, August, 1880" by Various
A small thing was Resurrection, compared with the Cross and the death, in this cycle.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
It is the season of death; the sleep before the resurrection.
"Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight" by Mathew Joseph Holt
They showed themselves in the same form to the holy women after the resurrection of the Saviour.
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
I am the Resurrection and the Life (chapter xi:25).
"The Lord of Glory" by Arno Gaebelein
By the resurrection of Christ from the dead, he says.
"The Epistles of St. Peter and St. Jude Preached and Explained" by Martin Luther
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In poetry:

Once again my spirit waits
At a morrow's golden gates,
As in resurrection there
With the frankincense of prayer:
"A Morning Hymn" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
For doubtless man was never born
For this life and no more:
No, in the resurrection morn
They must have weal or woe.
"An Introduction To The Ensuing Discourse." by John Bunyan
I Am, saith Christ our glorious head,
(May we attention give)
The resurrection of the dead,
The life of all that live.
"The Resurrection And The Life" by John Newton
By the light that never fadeth,
Underneath eternal skies,
When the dawn of resurrection
Breaks o'er deathless Paradise.
"The Buried Flower" by William Edmondstoune Aytoun
To thee we look, to thee we bow;
To thee, for help, we call;
Our life and resurrection thou,
Our hope, our joy, our all.
"The Resurrection And The Life" by John Newton
Weep, baby, weep!
No solaces in sleep.
Nightmare will ruin your repose
And daylight resurrect your woes.
Weep, baby, weep!
"Peekaboo: Three Songs For The Nursery" by Anthony Hecht

In news:

Romer Resurrects 'Created or Saved'.
BMW MADE a splash when it resurrected the MINI line of cars in 2001.
Union Bridge company resurrects vintage vehicles from the scrap heap.
Former movie critic resurrects some of the favourite dishes of dead celebrities and compiles them into an offbeat cookbook.
Film shows resurrection of Olympic pool at Los Alamitos base.
Resurrection Lutheran Church 3Doat and Genesee St, Buffalo.
"If there is no resurrection, "Let's feast and get drunk, for tomorrow we die".
The emphasis shifted from death to life — a symbolic celebration of Jesus' resurrection.
Boyne Mountain Resurrects Tom Symons ' Famous Martini.
Resurrection of the wafer watch.
What does the resurrection story mean.
Scientists think they can clone, resurrect woolly mammoth .
If you consider yourself a hot stick, there's still time to sign on for the third running of the upscale Resurrection Salmon Derby, set for Dec 7-8 out of Friday Harbor.
An Arlington Brewpub Institution Attempts a DC Resurrection.
Old-school arts and crafts resurrected.
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In science:

D cannot be resurrected after being killed by the initial Add(λ, λ) piece of the forcing.
Large Cardinals and Definable Well-Orderings of the Universe
The resurrecting process has, however, a non-Gibbsian invariant probability measure with constant probability flux.
Fluctuation relations in simple examples of non-equilibrium steady states
In particular, the inertial particle in the one-dimensional Kraichnan flow and the Anderson localization in the one-dimensional δ -correlated potential lead naturally to the resurrecting processes corresponding to k = 3, as discussed in the introduction.
Fluctuation relations in simple examples of non-equilibrium steady states
The corresponding process still has a resurrecting version, as in the stationary case described in Appendix A.
Fluctuation relations in simple examples of non-equilibrium steady states
The definition of the functional WT for the resurrecting process requires a little care in order to account for the contributions from the jumps from −∞ to +∞.
Fluctuation relations in simple examples of non-equilibrium steady states
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