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A-Z: General definitions: Stigma
DefinitionA mark made upon the skin by burning with a hot iron or cutting as a punishment or sign of slavery; A mark of disgrace or shame; (Plural, stigmata) Marks similar to the wounds suffered by Christ at the Crucifixion, said to have appeared on the bodies of certain saints.
Absolute ownership of one person by another. Common in biblical times and widespread until the nineteenth century.
Marks similar to the the wounds suffered by Christ at the crucifixion, said to have appeared on the bodies of certain saints.
Title (eventually used as name) given to Jesus, refering to an anointed person set apart for a special task such as a king.
Execution by nailing or binding a person to a cross.
In the New Testament the term is used of all Christians but gradually came to describe an especially holy person.
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