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John the Baptist, Saint

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  • John the Baptist,Saint — John the Baptist,Saint. First century B.C. Jewish prophet who in the New Testament baptized and prepared the way for Jesus. He was executed by Herod Antipas at the behest of Salome. * * * …   Universalium

  • John the Baptist, Saint — • Lengthy article on the Precursor Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John the Baptist, Saint — born 1st century AD Jewish prophet revered in Christianity as the forerunner of Jesus. Sources for his life are the four Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, and the historian Josephus. His mother, Elizabeth, was perhaps a relative of Mary; his… …   Universalium

  • John the Baptist, Saint —    Son of Zacharias, a priest of the Temple of Jerusalem, and Elizabeth, the Virgin s cousin, who conceived him in old age. St. John lived as a hermit in the desert of Judea until the age of 30 when he chose to preach in the banks of the Jordan… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • John the Baptist — Saint John the Baptist John the Baptist by Bartolomeo Veneto 16th century Prophet, Preacher, Forerunner, Martyr Born c. 5 BC Died 3 …   Wikipedia

  • John the Baptist (Caravaggio) — John the Baptist (sometimes called John in the Wilderness ) was the subject of at least eight paintings by the Italian Baroque artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571 ndash;1610).The story of John the Baptist is told in the Gospels. John… …   Wikipedia

  • JOHN THE BAPTIST — JOHN THE BAPTIST, the forerunner (prodromus) of Christ. There are two main sources of data regarding the life of John: the Gospels, the earliest of which were in circulation during the latter part of the first century, and Josephus Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Saint John the Baptist Elementary School, Pittston — Saint John the Baptist Elementary School was located on William street in the City of Pittston in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. It was named after the neighboring church (which was first opened in 1892 by Slovak immigrants). It s… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church (Honolulu. Hawaii) — Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Honolulu is a parish of the Roman Catholic Church of Hawaii in the United States. It falls under the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Honolulu and its bishop. It was named after John the Baptist, cousin of… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church (Peosta, Iowa) — Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church is a parish of the Roman Catholic Church located in Peosta, Iowa. The parish is part of the Archdiocese of Dubuque. The parish is located on Sundown Road, just to the north of U.S. Highway 20.The church… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint John the Baptist Church, Penistone — Parish Church, or Penistone Church is a Church of England church in the Parish of Penistone, near Barnsley, in the United Kingdom. The church is a Grade 1 listed building and is located in the centre of the town of Penistone.HistoryThere are… …   Wikipedia

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