from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of revealing or disclosing.
- n. Something revealed, especially a dramatic disclosure of something not previously known or realized.
- n. Theology A manifestation of divine will or truth.
- n. Bible See Table at Bible.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of revealing or disclosing
- n. Something that is revealed.
- n. Something dramatically disclosed
- n. A manifestation of divine truth
- n. A great success
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of revealing, disclosing, or discovering to others what was before unknown to them.
- n. That which is revealed.
- n. The act of revealing divine truth.
- n. That which is revealed by God to man; esp., the Bible.
- n. Specifically, the last book of the sacred canon, containing the prophecies of St. John; the Apocalypse or Book of Revelation or The Revelation of Saint John.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of revealing.
- n. The act of revealing or communicating religious truth, especially by divine or supernatural means.
- n. That which is revealed, disclosed, or made known; in theology, that disclosure which God makes of himself and of his will to his creatures.
- n. More specifically Such disclosure, communicated by supernatural means, of truths which could not be ascertained by natural means; hence, as containing such revelation, the Bible. ,
- n. In metaphysics, immediate consciousness of something real and not phenomenal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the speech act of making something evident
- n. the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle
- n. an enlightening or astonishing disclosure
- n. communication of knowledge to man by a divine or supernatural agency
With them, moreover, we maintain, that in doctrines which lie within the grasp of human reason, it is proper and a duty to expect and to inculcate a harmony between the teachings of revelation and the dictates of reason, thus to exhibit and confirm the _intrinsic moral fitness and glory of those truths of revelation_.
If it could be proved that the principles manifested by revelation were like the principles in nature, against the developement of which there is no great barrier at one time than at another except what exists in the ignorance of man; and if the Christian could now try the experiment over again, and thereby demonstrate the truth of the doctrine of the _resurrection_, the same as the philosopher can try the experiment for himself, and thereby demonstrate the truth of the doctrine _of electricity_, then my doubts or surprise at the seeming partiality in the developement or discovery of the principles of the doctrine _of revelation_ would be entirely removed.
The main revelation is that the Indiana Jones 4 script hasn't yet been written, the rest of his options are also outlined.
The main revelation is that the Indiana Jones 4 script hasn't yet been written, the rest ...
The word revelation or the concept of a vision was unknown to me.
He cannot but see that the power of religion, especially belief in revelation, is weaker today than it was in any other epoch in human history.
Now at the top of the local politics food chain, Adams 'weaknesses are revealed, and the revelation is a yawner: Adams is, in fact, a mediocre leader who's finding out that the smarmy platitudes are no longer sufficient, and cannot replace leadership, real ethics, and courageous judgement.
And then the citation which follows is very pertinent, "as it is written, the just shall live by faith;" for this citation out of the Old Testament plainly shews, that the way of justification by faith was there mentioned; or, as our apostle expresseth it, was "witnessed by the law and the prophets;" and consequently, that this was a gradual discovery, which he calls a revelation "from faith to faith."
By my personal favorite revelation is that Kellan prefers to be hugged when greeting someone.
Whose most recent revelation is about the size of Mick