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- adj. of a form of Christianity that concentrates on the teaching of Jesus Christ
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Making Christ the center, about whom all things are grouped, as in religion or history; tending toward Christ, as the central object of thought or emotion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having Christ as a center; regarding Christ as the center of history or of the universe.
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Tools he used included [a] fervent return to the original texts, determined anthropocentrism (if in Christocentric form); and the affirmation of his own organ of genius and draftsmanship, namely the voice of the vernacular.
This, however, is but one side of the American message in the nineteenth century; evidence abounds that a 'Christocentric' type of teaching, with adhesion to much of old material of the Gospels, held its own till a generation ago, and its peculiar accent is not without echoes to-day.
This is not to upend what you are doing here, or to suggest that John's Apocalypse is not "Christocentric"
Note 56: The Vesperbild, although illustrating an event in Christ's life, is essentially a Marian, not Christocentric image.
It was a spirituality that interacted closely with the material elements of the monastic environment, utilizing the predominately Christocentric images that surrounded the cloistered inhabitants.
Of the eight small miniatures, six are Christocentric and portray the following scenes: Christ's Presentation in the Temple (sometimes also known as the Purification); the
All of these images, even those that were not Christocentric, allowed the women to position themselves within the wider Christian community, both on earth and in heaven.
As seen above, there is ample evidence of Christocentric Passion piety, as well as, we will see, Passion piety directed towards Saint John and the Virgin Mary. 56
But we do not necessarily differ over the recognition of a diversity of voices in scripture, or over the need, from a confessional point of view of interpreting individual passages in light of all others a long-standing principle of the Reformed tradition, one reason it tends to be theocentric rather than merely Christocentric.
I wish it was a bit more Christocentric and a bit less cluttered....some cistercian simplicity needed there.