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1920 – Born on October 19th in Roha, near Mumbai, India. Dadaji, the founder of the Swadhyay Movement (Parivar). – He triggered off a socio-economic revolution of sorts with this Swadhyaya movement—which continues to carry his good work forward. – He became founder and leader of the Bhagavad Gita-based self-study known as swadhyaya, a movement ..

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1684 – Born on March 19th in Sauves, Auvergne. Physician and biblical scholar, medical consultant to Louis XV.          – He is famous for a work he wrote on the book of Genesis which was to serve as the basis for subsequent theories of Biblical criticism. 1710 – He was appointed to the chair ..

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1941 – Born on the 3rd of January in Beirut, Lebanon. 1958 – He was ordained a deacon of the Armenian Church in June. 1961 – After completing theological and armenological studies at the Seminary, he was ordained a celibate monk on the 28th of May, by Catholicos Zareh I, who named him Mesrob in ..

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1970 – Became the 6th Archbishop of Brisbane.          – Arnott presided at a time of experiment within the Church of different forms of liturgy. 1977-1978 – He introduced An Australian Prayer Book.          – He was a member of the Anglican Roman Catholic International Commission and was an ardent mover for reunion ..

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1225 – Saint Thomas Aquinas, a Dominican theologian, met the challenge posed to Christian faith by the philosophical achievements of the Greeks and Arabs. Thomas d’Aquino, the son of a count, was born in his family’s castle at Roccasecca, central Italy. He effected a philosophical synthesis of faith and reason that is one of the ..

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1520 – Born on March 17th in Dijon, France. A theoretician and historian of the dance. 1530 – He was ordained a priest. 1574 – He became a canon at Langres, where he was encouraged to pursue his studies by the Jesuits, who considered dance to be educationally important. 1588 – Wrote Orchésographie which contains ..

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1850 – Born on the 17th of January, Cimbres, Pernambuco, Brazil. 1888 – He was nominated a bishop by Pope Leo XIII, but refused; however, when Pope Leo, obviously believing very firmly in his ability, nominated him again three years later to the diocese of Goias he accepted his nomination very willingly. 1894 – Catholic ..

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1931 – Born on the 17th of March in Texas, USA. 1948-1952 – He was a philosophy major at the college, with minors in English and music. 1952 – He graduated with a bachelor of arts degree. 1972 – His life took a marked turn, when he left his family and met a 44-year-old nurse ..

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