Its communities were bound together by a sense of close fraternal relation.
Among the gildsmen there was a strong spirit of fraternal cooperation or Christian brotherhood, with a mixture of worldly and religious ideals - the support of the body and the salvation of the soul.
The remarkable junction or fusion of the Independents or " Separatists " who emigrated from Leiden to Plymouth, Massachusetts, with the Puritan Nonconformists of Massachusetts Bay, modified Independency by the introduction of positive fraternal relations among the churches.
It was founded at New York in 1843 by a number of German Jews, headed by Henry Jones, and is the oldest as well as the largest of the Jewish fraternal organizations.
The city has large publishing interests, and various religious (Methodist Episcopal and Roman Catholic) and fraternal periodicals, and several technical journals and trade papers are published here.
In support of their views they appealed to scripture and to the Western Fathers, who had used the term "adoption" as synonymous with "assumption" in the orthodox sense; and especially to Christ's fraternal relation to Christians - the brother of God's adopted sons.
The pope still addresses his fellow-bishops as "venerable brothers"; but from the Roman Catholic Church the fraternal union of coequal authorities, which is of the essence of episcopacy, has vanished; and in its place is set the autocracy of one.
Romance and tradition speak of strange rites - the mingling and even the drinking of blood - as having in remote and rude ages marked the inception of these martial and fraternal associations.
The constitution states the following as the objects of the National Council: (a) To facilitate fraternal intercourse and co-operation among the Evangelical Free Churches; (b) to assist in the organization of local councils; (c) to encourage devotional fellowship and mutual counsel concerning the spiritual life and religious activities of the Churches; (d) to advocate the New Testament doctrine of the Church, and to defend the rights of the associated Churches; (e) to promote the application of the law of Christ in every relation of human life.
In the enthusiasm of the moment the crucial question of the position to be occupied by the conflicting nationalities in this" fraternal union " was overlooked.
Such measurements of fraternal correlation in the lower animal as Pearson and his pupils have at present made give values very close to 2.
From this moment the French alliance was for Alexander also not a fraternal agreement to rule the world, but an affair of pure policy.
The Czartoryscy, of all men, were bound by their principles and professions to set their fellow citizens an example of fraternal concord.
fraternal delegates saw nothing, heard nothing, knew nothing.
fraternal twins are much more common than identical twins.
Later generations have learned by repeated experience that the eloquence of Hyde Park orators is not the voice of England; there were some even then-among those not immediately responsible for keeping orderwho urged the government to ti-ust the people;l but with the object-lesson of France before them it is not altogether surprising that ministers refused to believe ih the harmlessness of societies, which not only kept up a fraternal correspondence with the National Convention and the Jacobi.
Rudolph resented this indignity very greatly, and until his death in January 1612 the relations between the brothers were very strained, but this mainly concerns the history of Hungary and of Bohemia, which were sensibly affected by the fraternal discord.
B'NAI B'RITH (or [[Sons Of The Covenant), Independent ' 'Order Of]], a Jewish fraternal society.
Enemy's fraternal greetings The following from The Times is a translation of a letter from a Belgian soldier: Christmas in the trenches.
Identical twins are also called monozygotic, and non-identical, dizygotic or fraternal.
I come also as a delegate from the Norwegian party to offer fraternal salutations.
Fraternal twins share the same womb, but come from different ovum.
fraternal relations between the two states.
fraternal service organization in the UK with eight thousand members.
I jumped on board and we parted, both of us filled with truly fraternal emotions.
As usual for these ESF meetings, debate in Thessaloniki was very fraternal and democratic.
The Anti-trinitarian proved to be the chief dissolvent, and from 1560 onwards the relations between the two principal Protestant sects, the Lutherans and the Calvinists, were fratricidal rather than fraternal.
fraternal greetings from his union.
fraternal twins who are separated at birth.
Nevertheless, Tolya arrives at the Fraternal Street cafÃ© for his rendezvous with death.
Fraternal twins are much more common than identical twins.
Fraternal Twins - Non-identical twins whom are actually siblings sharing the same womb become referred to as fraternal twins.
Fraternal twins are easy to identify on an ultrasound as they always have their own placentas.
Fraternal twins are twins who aren't identical, although they can be of the same sex.
Identical twins, also referred to as monozygotic, are certainly less common than fraternal.
Identical twins do not run in the family, although fraternal twins do.
In fact, women who have conceived fraternal twins have an increased chance of doing so again!
The chance of conceiving identical twins is approximately one in 285, while the chance of conceiving fraternal twins is around one in 80.
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When a woman conceives, sometimes she is blessed with double the excitement with news of fraternal twins.
For those who have never met a twin, let alone parented one, the news of fraternal twins can be both joyous and mind boggling.
How exactly are fraternal twins created?
Making up around 75% of the world's twin population, fraternal twins can be either the same or opposite genders.
A fraternal twin set is made when a woman releases two eggs, and each egg is fertilized by its own sperm (unlike identical twins, where one egg splits into two).
There are a lot of ways to determine whether you have identical or fraternal twins, and doctors often use really simple tricks to discover which sort of set the babies are.
Determining gender before birth is another popular way, and while fraternals can be any gender combination, having a boy and a girl makes fraternal twin speculation concrete.
Since fraternal twins only share about 50% of their genes, they can look drastically different in appearance.
The titles identical and fraternal have nothing to do with outward features, and some fraternal twins tend to look even more alike than identical twins do!
Fraternal twins have a lifelong companion, but also have a moderately certain chance of providing a companion for their own child: fraternals have a 1 in 17 chance of birthing a set of twins themselves.
However, this does not mean that fraternal twins become identical in demeanor.
Most fraternal sets have their own personalities, interests and friends.
The birth of fraternal twins is an exciting time, so whether the children will be yours or someone else's, get ready for plenty of cooing and cuddling.
However, in the case of fraternal twins, who share fewer genetic similarities, the probability of both twins experiencing panic attacks or panic disorders is much lower.
Whether a fraternal or identical twin, there are several pros and cons to the experience.
Although Mary-Kate and Ashley are fraternal twins, they look strinkingly similar.
In 2008 she married Nick Cannon, and the couple welcomed fraternal twins Monroe and Morrocan Scott in 2011.
The fraternal twins, Thomas Boone and Zoe Grace were carried to term and delivered by a surrogate mother.
The fraternal twins were born at a Long Island hospital just after midnight early Friday morning.
The fraternal twins are expected to net upwards of $11 million, with every dime going to charity.
Fraternal twins Hazel and Phinnaeus were born to Roberts and Moder on November 28, 2004.
They look identical to each other, but are actually genetically fraternal twins.
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There are two types of twin pregnancy: fraternal and identical.
Fraternal twins develop from two separate ova released at the same time and fertilized by two separate sperm.
Fraternal twins are referred to as dizygotic twins, meaning that two unions of two gametes or male/female sex cells occurred to produce two separate embryos.
Characteristically, with fraternal twins, each has its own placenta and amniotic sac.
Twinning seems to run in some families, is mainly confined to fraternal (dizygotic twins) and seems to be entirely a property of the mother, not the father.
Another major factor is maternal age; a woman who gives birth at 37 is four times more likely to have fraternal twins than at age 18.
The third major factor is race; West Africans are ten times more likely to have fraternal twins than Chinese or Japanese, with Caucasians intermediate.
Following the birth of multiples, the placenta is carefully examined to determine if they are fraternal or identical.
Twin studies have shown that both of a pair of identical twins experience enuresis more often than both of a pair of fraternal twins.
Fraternal, or dizygotic, twins occur when the mother produces two eggs in one monthly cycle and both eggs are fertilized.
Fraternal twins, who are no more genetically alike than ordinary siblings, may be of the same or different sex and may bear some similarity of appearance.
Fraternal twinning appears to be passed on by the female members of a family.
If the mother is a fraternal twin herself, has fraternal twin siblings, or fraternal twin relatives on her side of the family, she is more likely to give birth to fraternal twins.
If she has already given birth to fraternal twins, her chances of giving birth to fraternal twins again are four times greater than those of a woman who has not had fraternal twins.
Further evidence for a congenital link to shyness is found in studies that show that identical twins (who have identical genes) are more likely to be shy than fraternal twins (who are no more alike than other siblings).
Identical twins show more similar onset of stranger distress than fraternal twins.
Other information is often contained in the records as well, such as parent's names, birthplace, maiden name, and military service or fraternal organization membership.
Once the show moved to TLC, the premise of the show was focused on the couple's fraternal twins and sextuplets.
Fraternal multiples each have their own membrane, making the pregnancy less dangerous.
The majority of twin births result in fraternal twins as identical twins make up just 0.4 percent of live births.
Your odds of having twins increase significantly if your mother or maternal grandmother was a fraternal twin or gave birth to fraternal twins.
Hyper ovulation is the tendency to release multiple eggs during ovulation, which is needed to conceive fraternal twins.
Identical twins can be a lot harder to tell apart than fraternal twins.
Organizations such as AAA, AARP, and IEEE, or fraternal groups like the American Legion and Knights of Columbus, all offer various discounts on different insurance products.
She is one of six beautiful sisters, Raquel, Gabriela, Grazida, Rafaela, and Patricia who is her fraternal twin.
They have one set of fraternal twin girls and a group of sextuplets consisting of three boys and three girls.
fraternal bond unites these finely-honed instruments of war.
The fraternal and democratic spirit of the first communities, and their humble origin; the identification of the object of adoration with light and the Sun; the legends of the shepherds with their gifts and adoration, the flood, and the ark; the representation in art of the fiery chariot, the drawing of water from the rock; the use of bell and candle, holy water and the communion; the sanctification of Sunday and of the 25th of December; the insistence on moral conduct, the emphasis placed upon abstinence and self-control; the doctrine of heaven and hell, of primitive revelation, of the mediation of the Logos emanating from the divine, the atoning sacrifice, the constant warfare between good and evil and the final triumph of the former, the immortality of the soul, the last judgment, the resurrection of the flesh and the fiery destruction of the universe - are some of the resemblances which, whether real or only apparent, enabled Mithraism to prolong its resistance to Christianity.
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