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Pentecostalism

Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal Pentecostalism is a movement within Evangelical Christianity that places special emphasis on having a direct personal experience with God through the baptism of the Holy Spirit, as described in the biblical account of the Day of Pentecost in the Book of Acts: "On the day of Pentecost, seven weeks after Jesus' resurrection, the disciples were all together in one place.
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Ebla

Ebla (Arabic: عبيل، إيبلا, modern Tell Mardikh, Syria) was an ancient city about 55 km southwest of Aleppo. It was an important city-state in two periods, first in the late third millennium B.C.E., then again between 1800 and 1650 B.C.E. The site is famous today mainly for its well preserved archive of about 17,000 cuneiform tablets, dated from around 2250 B.
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John Fiske

John Fiske (1842 - 1901), born Edmund Fisk Green, was an American philosopher, historian and writer who popularized European evolution theory in the United States. He studied law at Harvard but soon turned to writing and a career in public speaking. While at college he became inspired by Herbert Spencer's application of the evolution theory of Charles Darwin.
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Imperialism

Imperialism is the forceful extension of a nation's authority by territorial conquest or by establishing economic and political domination of other nations that are not its colonies. In various forms, imperialism may be as old as humanity. In the prehistorical world (before written history began), clan groups extended their territory and dominated others, competing against them for food and resources.
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Swamp

Previous (Swaminarayan Sampraday) Next (Swan) A freshwater swamp A freshwater swamp in Florida. A swamp is a type of wetland characterized by low, generally saturated land covered intermittently or permanently with shallow bodies of water, generally with a substantial number of hammocks, or dry-land protrusions, and covered by either aquatic vegetation or vegetation that tolerates periodical inundation.
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Natural selection

Directionality of selection. Selection can be divided into diverse classes, on the basis of how it drives an allele (a specific version of a gene) to fixation or toward removal of the allele from the population. Positive or directional selection occurs when a certain allele confers a higher fitness than others, resulting in that allele increasing in frequency until it is fixed and the entire population expresses the more fit phenotype.
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