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Sacred 1. Set apart by solemn religious ceremony; especially, in a good sense, made holy; set apart to religious use;... Read More

The supernatural characters and powers of sacred trees in the Holy Land

Amots Dafni Institute of Evolution, the University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel Abstract This article surveys the... Read More

Is Fear Of Frankenfood Holding Back Progress For The World’s Food Supply?

WORCESTER, Mass. - Genetic engineering is among the most complex and contested topics in today's world. In addition to... Read More


Biodiversity Lead Author: J. Emmett DuffyThis article has been reviewed and approved by the following Topic Editor: John... Read More

Ficus benghalensis

Definition noun (botany) A fig species of the family Moraceae that is native to the Indian Subcontinent and colloquially... Read More


Kite 1. (Science: ornithology) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily Milvinae, of which many species are known. They have long... Read More


stole 1. A long, loose garment reaching to the feet. But when mild morn, in saffron stole, first issues from her eastern... Read More


venerate To regard with reverential respect; to honor with mingled respect and awe; to reverence; to revere; as, we venerate... Read More


venerable 1. Capable of being venerated; worthy of veneration or reverence; deserving of honor and respect; generally... Read More


Bean 1. (Science: botany) a name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, phaseolus, and... Read More


Bush 1. To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas. 2. To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds... Read More


secular 1. A secular ecclesiastic, or one not bound by monastic rules. 2. A church official whose functions are confined to... Read More


Apostate 1. One who has forsaken the faith, principles, or party, to which he before adhered; especially, one who has... Read More


Hunger 1. An uneasy sensation occasioned normally by the want of food; a craving or desire for food. The sensation of hunger... Read More


tie 1. To fasten with a band or cord and knot; to bind. Tie the kine to the cart. My son, keep thy father's commandment, and... Read More


sacrifice 1. The offering of anything to god, or to a god; consecratory rite. Great pomp, and sacrifice, and praises loud,... Read More

Bioethics and the Incarnation

COMMENTARY by Hans Madueme, M.D. During this Christmas season, as believers celebrate the Messiah’s birth, it is worth... Read More


Divine 1. Of or belonging to God; as, divine perfections; the divine will. The immensity of the divine nature. 2. Proceeding... Read More


revelation 1. The act of revealing, disclosing, or discovering to others what was before unknown to them. 2. That which is... Read More


owl 1. (Science: ornithology) Any cpecies of raptorial birds of the family Strigidae. They have large eyes and ears, and a... Read More


spring 1. To leap; to bound; to jump. The mountain stag that springs From height to height, and bounds along the plains.... Read More


Delicate 1. Addicted to pleasure; luxurious; voluptuous; alluring. Dives, for his delicate life, to the devil went. (Piers... Read More


well 1. Good in condition or circumstances; desirable, either in a natural or moral sense; fortunate; convenient;... Read More

Animal Sacrifice In Brazilian Folk Religion

Candomblé, a religion practiced primarily in South America and inspired by older African beliefs, makes much use of... Read More

Evidence for Intelligent Design from Biochemistry

From a speech delivered at Discovery Institute's God & Culture Conference Michael J. Behe Discovery Institute August... Read More

Vineyard weeds found to host Pierce’s disease of grapes

New research just released in the September issue of Plant Disease suggests that weeds commonly found in California's wine... Read More


Photomedicine Definition Photomedicine is a branch of medicine that specializes in the therapeutic application of light. As... Read More