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  • proper noun Christianity The removal of Jesus from the cross.


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  • At the Vespers of the Deposition from the Cross, which is held on the afternoon of Good Friday, chapter 27 of St. Matthew is repeated, with verses added from the Gospels of St. Luke and St. John.

    Compendium of the 1955 Holy Week Revisions of Pius XII: Part 7 - The Vigil of Pentecost and the Holy Week Readings 2009

  • During the deposition, Clinton was asked “Have you ever had sexual relations with Monica Lewinsky, as that term is defined in Deposition Exhibit 1, as modified by the Court.”

    Waldo Jaquith - Scooter Libby found guilty. 2007

  • Te Deum on Dozens of Fort Worth Priests "Deposed": As the Rump lawsuit is going down in flames to die a death of all deaths this aggressive anger called a Deposition is the only …

    Stand Firm Stand Firm 2010

  • "My Coverage of Expert Depositions in Deposition Checklists and Strategies."

    The Legal Underground: 2007

  • "My Coverage of Expert Depositions in Deposition Checklists and Strategies."

    The Legal Underground: 2007

  • Prolific blawger Evan Schaeffer is about to publish a book entitled Deposition Checklists and Strategies.

    Podcasts 2007

  • "Deposition," or some other such formula, was no longer practical, not only because of the physical difficulties it presented, but because no officer of the General Staff having active command would consider taking sides until "the living Führer," to whom he was bound by oath, had ceased to exist.

    Barbarossa Clark, Alan 1965

  • Painted the "Deposition," for the church of Santa Margherita,

    Luca Signorelli Maud Cruttwell

  • We have seen that during the four years and a half in which Signorelli was engaged on the great work of the Orvieto frescoes, he yet spent some part of the time in his native city, and there, in 1502, he painted the signed and dated "Deposition" with its _predelle_ for the church of

    Luca Signorelli Maud Cruttwell

  • "Deposition," of the Cortona Cathedral, and was probably painted about the same time -- 1502.

    Luca Signorelli Maud Cruttwell


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