Virgin Conception of Jesus

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Virgin Conception of Jesus. The conception of Jesus, in Mary’s womb, without sexual intercourse, leading to what’s known as the Virgin Birth of Jesus.

See also: Immaculate Conception

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Creationism

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Creationism. The belief that God created the world in seven days – out of nothing and as it is today – ie with the consequent denial of evolution.

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Paschal Candle

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Paschal Candle. A white candle (which may be very tall) lit in some churches during the Easter period to represent the light of Christ in the world and bearing a prominent cross and other symbols.

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Source Material

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Source Material. Original texts and basic materials used in research.

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Trichotomy

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Trichotomy. The belief that a person has three parts; their body, their soul, and their spirit.

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New Testament

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of New Testament. The second of the two sections into which the Christian Bible is divided.

See also: Old Testament and Testament

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Strong Tower

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Strong Tower. A metaphor for power and protection. It is said that “The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run into it and they are safe.”

Bible references include: Proverbs 18:10

See also: Stronghold (Name of God) and Stronghold (Place of refuge/safety) and Refuge (God) and Refuge (A place of safety) and Refuge (Safety) and Strong Tower and Save / Saved / Safe (Protect)

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Refiner’s Fire

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Refiner’s Fire. This is a comparison between God’s rebuking and testing the faith of his followers with the ancient method of removing impurities from precious metals by skimming them from the molten material.

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Shame (verb)

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Shame. To humiliate someone.

See also: Ashamed

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Druid

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Druid. A leader or priest in the Celtic religion.

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Enslave

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Enslave. To force someone into slavery.

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Thanksgiving

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Thanksgiving. Expression of appreciation and gratitude.

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Winnow

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Winnow. To separate the edible grains of a harvest from the chaff – the outer husks – by using a pitchfork to toss the harvested crop upwards, resulting in the chaff being blown away.

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Dowry

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Dowry. A sum of money or goods, often known as ‘bride price’, given in some cultures by a woman’s father to her new husband.

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Triduum

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Triduum. The three days preceding Easter Sunday.

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Zion (Kingdom of Heaven)

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Zion (Kingdom of Heaven). The dwelling place of Yahweh, the God of Israel.

Bible references include: Isaiah 8:18 and Psalm 74:2

See also: Kingdom of God / Kingdom of Heaven (also God’s Reign/God Reigning and God’s Rule) and Kingdom (Ruled by a king or queen) and Division of the Kingdoms and Zion (Kingdom of Heaven) and Zion (Land of future promise) and Zion (Hill of Jerusalem)

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Divination

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Divination. Attempting to tell the future or discover hidden knowledge by supernatural means.

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Linen

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Linen. Fabric made from flax (ie fibre from one of a group of plants); the plural in English refers to items made from linen eg tablecloths.

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Thesis

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Thesis. An academic argument in the form of a statement, followed by evidence; a long dissertation for a higher university degree.

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Symbolic

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Symbolic. Something that in art, poetry etc is used to represent something else.

See also: Symbol

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