PROVIDENCE


PROVIDENCE
   the means by which GOD sustains all creatures in their distinctive NATURES and powers by which God fulfills his purposes through guiding HISTORY. Providence may thus apply to the world as a whole, the affairs of entire GROUPS--such as nations--or to the working of God in the lives of individuals.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • PROVIDENCE — Si l’on s’en tient à l’histoire des idées, le concept de providence n’est pas d’origine judéo chrétienne: il est d’origine hellénique, de facture stoïcienne. En contexte stoïcien, «providence» ne signifie pas vigilance ou bienveillance… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • PROVIDENCE — PROVIDENCE, in religion and philosophy, God s guidance or care of His creatures, emanating from His constant concern for them and for the achievement of His purposes. Providence includes both supervision of the acts of men and the guidance of the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Providence — Capitol Lage in Rhode Island …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Providence — puede referirse a: ● Ciudades en los Estados Unidos:    ◯ Providence (Rhode Island)    ◯ Providence (Alabama)    ◯ Providence (Kentucky)    ◯ Providence (Nueva York)    ◯ Providence (North Carolina)    ◯ New Providence ● una pelicula Providence… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Providence — Providence, RI U.S. city in Rhode Island Population (2000): 173618 Housing Units (2000): 67915 Land area (2000): 18.466726 sq. miles (47.828598 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.064515 sq. miles (5.347070 sq. km) Total area (2000): 20.531241 sq. miles …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Providence — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Providence puede referirse a: Ciudades en los Estados Unidos: Providence (Rhode Island) Providence (Alabama) Providence (Kentucky) Providence (Nueva York) Providence (North Carolina) New Providence una película… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Providence — Prov i*dence, n. [L. providentia: cf. F. providence. See {Provident}, and cf. {Prudence}.] 1. The act of providing or preparing for future use or application; a making ready; preparation. [1913 Webster] Providence for war is the best prevention… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • providence — Providence. s. f. La supréme intelligence par laquelle Dieu conduit toutes choses. Le monde est gouverné par la providence de Dieu. c est un secret de la Providence divine. se reposer sur la Providence. c est un coup de la Providence. il faut s… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Providence [2] — Providence (spr. Providens), 1) Grafschaft im Staate Rhode Island (Nordamerika); 18 QM.; im Osten vom Blackstone River, im Süden vom Pawtuxet River begrenzt, welcher hier als Providence River in die Narragansetbai fällt; Boden fruchtbar u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Providence, AL — U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 311 Housing Units (2000): 133 Land area (2000): 1.769297 sq. miles (4.582458 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.769297 sq. miles (4.582458 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Providence, KY — U.S. city in Kentucky Population (2000): 3611 Housing Units (2000): 1754 Land area (2000): 6.149764 sq. miles (15.927814 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.021216 sq. miles (0.054950 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.170980 sq. miles (15.982764 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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