I'm looking for non-theological definitions for the word incarnation…

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Michael Anda | Forum Activity | Posted: Mon, Nov 7 2011 11:42 PM

Does anyone here have any suggestions on where to find some/one?

 

 

 

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Michael Anda | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Nov 7 2011 11:43 PM

This is the best I've been able to find so far.

http://1828.mshaffer.com/d/search/word,incarnation 

 

 

 

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Keep Smiling 4 Jesus :) | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Nov 7 2011 11:52 PM

Wonder about searching a collection of non-theological dictionaries:

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MJ. Smith | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Nov 8 2011 12:12 AM
from the Online etymological Dictionary, it look like the theological meaning came first in English..
incarnation Look up incarnation at Dictionary.com
c.1300, "embodiment of God in the person of Christ," from O.Fr. incarnacion (12c.), from L.L. incarnationem (nom. incarnatio), "act of being made flesh" (used by Church writers especially of God in Christ), noun of action from pp. stem of L. incarnare "to make flesh," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + caro (gen. carnis) "flesh" (see carnage).
incarnate (v.) Look up incarnate at Dictionary.com
1530s, a back formation from incarnation, or else from L. incarnatus, pp. of incarnare (see incarnation). Related: Incarnated; incarnating.
Rama Look up Rama at Dictionary.com
incarnation of Vishnu, from Skt. Ramah, lit. "lovely," from stem of ramate "stands still, rests, is pleased."
Hare Krishna Look up Hare Krishna at Dictionary.com
1968, title of a Hindu chant or mantra, from Hindi hare "O God!" + Krishna, name of an incarnation of the god Vishnu.
incarnate (adj.) Look up incarnate at Dictionary.com
late 14c., from L.L. incarnatus “made flesh,” a common word among early Christian writers, pp. of L. incarnare "to make flesh" (see incarnation).
reincarnation Look up reincarnation at Dictionary.com
1858, from re- "back, again" + incarnation.

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Michael Anda | Forum Activity | Replied: Fri, Nov 11 2011 12:31 PM

Thanks, MJ.  Geeked

 

 

 

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Michael Anda | Forum Activity | Replied: Fri, Nov 11 2011 12:32 PM

Thanks too, KS4J.

 

 

 

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