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Tracing the sign of the cross

Marian Ronan

Tracing the sign of the cross

sexuality, mourning, and the future of American Catholicism

by Marian Ronan

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carroll, James, -- 1943-,
  • Gordon, Mary, -- 1949-,
  • Haraway, Donna Jeanne,
  • Rodriguez, Richard,
  • Catholic Church -- United States,
  • Liberalism (Religion) -- Catholic Church,
  • Sex -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church,
  • Loss -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementMarian Ronan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1406.3 .R66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22658386M
    ISBN 109780231147026, 9780231520010
    LC Control Number2008044106

      A term applied to various manual acts, liturgical or devotional in character, which have this at least in common: that by the gesture of tracing two lines intersecting at right angles they indicate symbolically the figure of Christ's cross. Most commonly and properly the words "sign of the cross" are used of the large cross traced from forehead to breast and from shoulder to shoulder, such as. Early Christians made the sign of the cross using just one finger, usually the thumb, similar to the way in which Catholics today trace the cross on the forehead, lips, and breast before the Gospel is proclaimed. At the time, the cross was only traced on the forehead and symbolized that the person was a baptized Christian who professed a belief.

      Some scholars interpret St. Paul's saying that he bears the marks of Christ on his body, in Galatians , as his referring to the sign of the cross. In the book, I note that the sign originates close to Jesus' time and goes back to the ancient Church. Christians received it in baptism; the celebrant signed them and claimed them for Christ. Notes: There are slight variations of the triple sign of the cross which are less complicated. The prayer remains the same. 1. With your thumb, tap your forehead three times, tap your lips three times, and tap your heart three times. or. 2. With your thumb, trace a small cross on your forehead, another on your lips and another on your heart.

    The sign of the Cross is literally a tracing of the Cross of Christ onto the body. By so doing, Christians invite the mystery of the Cross into their everyday lives. Now and for the first time, young Greek scholar Andreas Andreopoulos explains the tremendous meaning, mystery, and history of this dramatic gesture shared by all Christians everywhere. The signum crucis, the sign of the cross, is powerful because it marks us as children of God who have thrown off the slavery of Satan and embraced the Cross of Christ as the way to Cross destroyed death and hell, and through it, Jesus redeemed the world. By make the sign of the cross, we acknowledge that he has redeemed us, and that through baptism we have become the children of God.


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And yet, because we make the Sign of the Cross so often, we may be tempted to rush through it, to say the words without listening to them, to ignore the profound symbolism of tracing the shape of the Cross—the instrument of Christ's death and our salvation—on our own bodies.

A creed is not simply a statement of belief—it is a vow to. Now, I wouldn’t expect that the children of a Catholic Icing reader couldn’t make the sign of the cross correctly ;-) but maybe some of you are teaching CCD this year or have a preschooler and would like to start with the basics.

Use a mirror. They had this mirror in Lydia’s preschool class last year. The sign of the cross is a Christian ceremony that represents the Passion of our Lord by tracing the shape of the Cross with a simple motion.

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Most commonly and properly the words "sign of the cross" are used of the large cross traced from forehead to breast and from shoulder to shoulder, such as. One is made by tracing a small Cross with the thumb of the right hand on people and things. This sign is especially used by parents when blessing children by tracing the sign on the children's foreheads.

1 Sometimes the sign is traced by the thumb on a book of Sacred Scripture and then kissed before reading. The sign is also carved onto loaves. The Sign of the Cross is one of those prayers and gestures that we use so frequently, we rarely stop to think about it. It has become an automatic way to begin and end prayer.

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Get this from a library. Tracing the sign of the cross: sexuality, mourning, and the future of American Catholicism. [Marian Ronan] -- Following World War II, millions of U.S. Catholics were poised to attain the American dream, while at Vatican Council II, the liberal vision. The sign of the cross is a form of Catholic blessing whereby a person traces a symbolic cross on their body, or in the air in commemoration of the crucifixion of Christ.

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-Sign of the Cross copy book, print, and cursive Puzzle:   The Sign of the Cross is one of the most fundamental signs of us catholics- in it we proclaim our belief in the Holy Trinity - God the Father, God the Son & God the Holy Spirit. We also show the world we are Christian.

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But /5(61). The Sign of the Cross in the Byzantine Churches. I mentioned earlier that the Trinitarian formula is not the only occasion for making the sign of the cross.

Eastern Catholics also use the tracing of the cross at other times, such as when we say “Holy God, Holy and Mighty, Holy and Immortal, have mercy on us” or other variations of that phrase. The Sign of the Cross "In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen".

identify themselves by tracing a cross on the ground with a stick or their sandal, and The book, "The Imitation of Christ" says, "If you confide in the Lord, strength will be given you from heaven, and. The Sign of the Cross is a simple gesture yet a profound expression of faith for both Catholic and Orthodox Christians.

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