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Notes From Leaning In
Kristina Tippett – On Being with Fr. Greg Boyle for entire episode, please On Being
You Are Welcome – Akwaaba It is a translation from Twi, an Akan language widely spoken in Accra and around Ghana. “Akwaaba,” therefore literally means that you are welcome to this place.
Patristics – Life in the Desert
Abba – Early Church Father
Amma – Early Church Mother
Abba Lot came to Abba Joseph and said: Father, according as I am able, I keep my little rule, and my little fast, my prayer, meditation and contemplative silence; and, according as I am able, I strive to cleanse my heart of thoughts: now what more should I do? The elder rose up in reply and stretched out his hands to heaven, and his fingers became like ten lamps of fire. He said: Why not become fire?
[ draws, dros ]noun
waste matter; refuse.
Metallurgy. a waste product taken off molten metal during smelting, essentially metallic incharacter.
British. coal of little value.
kenosis (Greek: κένωσις, kénōsis, lit. [the act of emptying])
ke·no·sis | \ kə-ˈnō-səs , kē-\
Definition of kenosis
: the relinquishment of divine attributes by Jesus Christ in becoming human
Other Words from kenosis
kenotic \ kə-ˈnä-tik , kē- \ adjective
First Known Use of kenosis
1873, in the meaning defined above
History and Etymology for kenosis
Late Greek kenōsis, from Greek, action of emptying, from kenoun to purge, empty, from kenos empty
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