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(7) The Renaissance inherited Christ the wonder-working Child but would not pass him on to the next generation.
Take the title, which sounds like it could be a Hasidic folk tale about a wonder-working rabbi.
Ultimately, or perhaps most plainly, wounding (which is the etymological root of the term "trauma") is always somehow and mysteriously in the best interests of learning about and receiving God's wonder-working grace--or at least, so the story goes, according to Jones.
As with most icons, theirs was based on a holy 'prototype', an ancient wonder-working icon which--after a peripatetic existence in Russia, Latvia, Germany and the US--is now housed in the Tikhvin Monastery, St Petersburg region.
The wonder-working similarities between Christ and Faustus may be striking, but one is out for self-aggrandizement and personal gratification, the other a radical altruism.
Robb's "France," in many respects, turns out to have been the creation of tourists and tourist boards; postcards that concocted local stereotypes; self-mythologizing spa towns and wonder-working shrines for the "curistes;" folklore festivals and heritage industry promotions.
As Presbyterian minister Fritz Ritsch noted, when Bush alluded to the hymn "There's Power in the Blood" in a State of the Union text, he spoke of the "wonder-working power" not of the "precious blood of the Lamb" but of "the goodness and idealism and faith of the American people"--the world's substitute saviors.
Their topics include the metaphorical collecting of curiosities in France and Germany, the jocund cabinet and the melancholy museum in 17th-century English literature, and wonder-working and the culture of automata.
In "Miracles, Maleficium, and Maiestas in the Trial of Jesus," John Welch suggests that the chief priests took Jesus to Pontius Pilate in the hope that he might find Jesus guilty under the Roman law of sedition, through illicit magical wonder-working. Welch claims that crucifixion was not an exclusively Roman method of execution, and that it is analogous to suffocation (which was permitted by Jewish law), since hanging usually resulted in asphyxiation.
After reports of numerous miracles the bishops ordered an examination of the image and presented its findings in 1641: she was declared 'taumaturga' (meaning "wonder-working").
In the second half, however, the one who offers relief to the distressed tries to focus his disciples' attention away from his abilities as wonder-working healer and onto his own destiny of suffering.
He includes wonder-working icons and the practice of kissing the cross to seal oaths, which was an act any right-minded Orthodox Christian considered a promise to God.