Passion-bearer

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A '''passion-bearer''' is one who faces his death in a Christ-like manner.  Unlike [[martyr]]s, passion-bearers are not explicitly killed for their Orthodox faith, though they hold to that faith with piety and true love of God. Notable Passion Bearers include the brothers Boris and Gleb, sons of Prince Vladimir of Kiev.
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A '''passion-bearer''' is one who faces his death in a Christ-like manner.  Unlike [[martyr]]s, passion-bearers are not explicitly killed for their Orthodox faith, though they hold to that faith with piety and true love of God. Notable Passion Bearers include the brothers [[Boris and Gleb]], sons of Prince [[Vladimir of Kiev]].
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Also titled passion-bearer:
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*[[Edward the Martyr]]
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*[[Harold of England]]
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*[[Nicholas II of Russia]]
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*[[Panteleimon]]
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*Doulas the Passion-Bearer of Egypt ([[June 15]])
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Revision as of 09:09, July 15, 2008

A passion-bearer is one who faces his death in a Christ-like manner. Unlike martyrs, passion-bearers are not explicitly killed for their Orthodox faith, though they hold to that faith with piety and true love of God. Notable Passion Bearers include the brothers Boris and Gleb, sons of Prince Vladimir of Kiev.

Also titled passion-bearer:

  • Doulas the Passion-Bearer of Egypt (June 15)



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