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(Christianity) The miraculous event, on a mountain, when the face of Jesus "shone like the sun" before the apostles; the feast commemorating this event - 6 August (19 August in the Orthodox church)
Moreover the end is not conceived as a transfiguration of the world, but as a liberation of the spirit from its unnatural union with the sensual.
John and his brother James along with Simon Peter witnessed the transfiguration.
It was maintained to be the pure and perfect essence of God Himself, that eternal light which had been manifested to the disciples on Mount Tabor at the transfiguration.
Let us build tabernacles here, said Peter, on the mount of transfiguration.
With Eliot, verse and syntax co-operate to secure a basic significance and coherent transfiguration of individual meanings.
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