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WHAT DOES DOUBTING THOMAS MEAN IN ENGLISH?
A doubting Thomas is a skeptic who refuses to believe without direct personal experience—a reference to the Apostle Thomas, who refused to believe that the resurrected Jesus had appeared to the ten other apostles, until he could see and feel the wounds received by Jesus on the cross. In art, the episode has been frequently depicted since at least the 5th century, with its depiction reflecting a range of theological interpretations.
The translations of doubting Thomas from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «doubting Thomas» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DOUBTING THOMAS» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «doubting Thomas» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «doubting Thomas» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about doubting Thomas
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DOUBTING THOMAS»
Discover the use of doubting Thomas in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to doubting Thomas and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
"Doubting Thomas" begins with a close reading of chapter 20 of the Gospel of John, set against the conclusions of the other Gospels, and ends with a detailed analysis of the painting of this subject by Caravaggio, setting it within the ...
Glenn W MOST, Glenn W Most, 2009
The truth is . . . Thomas has an embarrassing secret. Is it a rare and special gift or the worst thing that could happen to a boy? A story about best friends, surprising adventures and itchy nipples.
Morris Gleitzman, 2006
DoubtingThomas: From Disciple to Apostle
Doubting Thomas: Disciple and Apostle tells the story of the three days between Christ's crucifixion and resurrection from the perspective of the disciple Thomas.
Thomas K. Sharrino, 2011
Letters to DoubtingThomas : A Case for the Existence of ...
Here then is a highly accessible account of the major arguments for and against the existence of God, capturing some of the best new insights of modern philosophy in a marvelously clear and engaging format.
C. Stephen Layman Professor of Philosophy Seattle Pacific University, 2006
In a time of change in the Catholic church, a priest in a crisis of faith discovers in a young boy a living relic, a mystic, a saint.
Kat Ricker, John C. Ricker, Tom Sumner, 2010
Eloquent and compelling, this book will take you on a journey with candor, humor, humility, and joy.
Thomas Bayuk, 2008
DoubtingThomas: A Novel about Caravaggio
Doubting Thomas is a book about ideas and about a period in time that witnessed the coming of enlightenment and dramatic changes in thinking.
Atle Naess, 2013
Caused to Believe: The DoubtingThomas Story at the Climax ...
This book is a literary analysis of the doubting Thomas story s role as John s gospel s climax.
William Bonney, 2002
Retells in verse the story of "doubting" Thomas.
Yvonne Patterson, 1981
The Picture in Question: Mark Tansey and the Ends of ...
In a 1986 painting entitled Doubting Thomas, he pictures a man kneeling beside
his car, sticking his hand into a fault that has opened in the middle of the highway
, while a statuesque woman waits in the car with her hand provocatively ...
Mark C. Taylor, 2010
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DOUBTING THOMAS»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term doubting Thomas is used in the context of the following news items.
Faith of Our Fathers: Believer and Doubting Thomas Bond En Route …
LOOK AT THIS PICTURE OF OUR DADS IN VIETNAM: One of the two sons, whose fathers were close buddies during the Vietnam war, holds ... «Town Topics, Jul 15»
Truro Cathedral bids farewell to Canon Perran Gay
During his sermon on Sunday, based on the Gospel story of doubting Thomas, Canon Perran talked about the importance of having doubts ... «This is The West Country, Jul 15»
DeLauro: Keep Jefferson name for fundraiser
Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., is not a doubting Thomas — not when it comes to Thomas Jefferson. In a wide-ranging interview in her New Haven ... «Greenwich Time, Jul 15»
Ego Likeness 'When The Wolves Return' Album Stream
... The Prophecy, where the Devil confirms an impending war between the angels for the character Thomas (in an allusion to Doubting Thomas, ... «Bloody Disgusting, Jul 15»
Cache County Fair defends decision to feature elephants amid …
"I'm one of those 'Doubting Thomas' types," she said. "But if the elephants are really presented properly, and the trainers present the issues that ... «The Herald Journal, Jul 15»
Did St. Thomas Found a Church in India?
BBC broadcast a film called “Doubting Thomas” with Willima Dalrymple. It is the third of a series called Indian Journeys. You can see it below. «Patheos, Jul 15»
Gunnell prepares to serve in Kentucky
In April of this year, Gunnell played the character “Doubting Thomas” in the play Savior Of The World, which was performed at the Elko ... «Elko Daily Free Press, Jul 15»
Baby steps and big strides: how Collingwood's Jarrod Witts proved …
Now 22, he's played 33 more games than that Doubting Thomas of a teammate thought possible. Twenty of them came last season in a stretch ... «The Age, Jul 15»
New Chery Tiggo proves reliability
Well, this doubting Thomas was very pleasantly surprised and impressed by the time I reached the final stop in White River. The new Chery ... «The Citizen, Jul 15»
'I was nearly Padraig Pearse'
In my imagination they were gods: Padraig Pearse and his 13 disciples, without a single doubting Thomas or Judas among them. My mother ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
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