This does not take into account whether, or by what means, you have converted your alignment, so a helm of opposite alignment can be used to quickly ascend at a cross-aligned altar. If you offer the Amulet on a cross-aligned high altar, that altar's god gains dominion over yours and allows you to escape in celestial disgrace.

If you offer the Amulet on the high altar to Moloch in the Sanctum , Moloch 'mercilessly snuffs out your life', or if you have life saving , disintegrates you into a pile of dust, ignoring disintegration resistance. If you somehow survive that, you again escape. Offering a cheap plastic imitation of the Amulet of Yendor on a high altar gives a penalty of -1 luck and no other effect.

However, if the amulet was identified as a fake, the penalty is instead -3 luck, -1 alignment and your god getting angry by 3. Offering a real or fake Amulet on a non-high altar does not end the game. If the altar is an unaligned altar in Gehennom , your god gets angry and Moloch smites you.

Otherwise, if hallucinating, 'You feel homesick'; or if the altar is co-aligned, 'You feel an urge to return to the surface'; otherwise, 'You feel ashamed'. If the creature you sacrifice is of your own race, you get good effects if you're chaotic and bad effects otherwise.

The age of the corpse does not matter, so zombies and mummies will work. The check for same race is done before the check for a former pet and ignores the check for age, so same-race corpses are always fit for sacrifice until they rot away completely.

Main article: Animal sacrifice. Main article: Human sacrifice. Main article: Yajna. Main article: Dhabihah. Main article: Korban. Further information: Shechita. However, the ultimate goal of sacrifice is to create a relationship between man and divinity. Online Etymology Dictionary.

Retrieved 23 August Archived from the original on 1 October Retrieved 24 September Archived from the original on 17 April The Independent. Retrieved 23 May The histories 1a ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Mass murder or religious homicide? Rethinking human sacrifice and interpersonal violence in Aztec society. Historical Social Research 37 3 Wolff Journal of Biblical Archeological Review. January: 31— America Magazine. Retrieved 13 April Eerdmans Publishing. In the Roman Catholic Church the official explanation of how Christ is present is called transubstantiation.

This is simply an explanation of how , not a statement that , he is present. Anglicans and Orthodox do not attempt to define how, but simply accept the mystery of his presence. Alexander, a journalist and former actor and philosopher, tells his little son how worried he is about the lack of spirituality of modern mankind. In the night of his birthday, the third world war breaks out.

In his despair Alexander turns himself in a prayer to God, offering him everything to have the war not happen at all. Written by Gert de Boer.

Tarkovsky's death bed film certainly lacks some of the fire and energy of his earlier work, but the story of Alexander's search for faith amidst the worst kind of madness is by no means dull. The cinematography and editing are obviously Bergman influenced, but anyone who says that it bothers them to see Tarkovsky borrow the style of another needs to learn more about Eisenstein, Kuleshov, and perhaps Wajda.

This film serves as a stark example of the real difference between the work of the European authors and Hollywood. While viewing, keep an eye on the editing. Th film opens on a five minute long shot in which it is extremely difficult to even discern which character is speaking. The scenes are made up of as few shots as possible and the shortest shot of the entire film is about 10 seconds.

There are less than a dozen close ups in the entire piece, which may be why American audiences with their limited attention spans, would reject the film. For other uses, see Sacrifice disambiguation. Retrieved 8 March Retrieved 2 January Retrieved 17 December Stone Deaf Forever!

Book Category. Hidden categories: CS1 German-language sources de Use dmy dates from January Use British English from November Articles with short description Short description is different from Wikidata Articles with hAudio microformats Album articles lacking alt text for covers Articles with album ratings that need to be turned into prose. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Cold, cold heart Hard done by you Some things lookin' better, baby Just passin' through And it's no sacrifice Just a simple word It's two hearts livin' In two separate world But, it's no sacrifice No sacrifice It's no sacrifice, at all.

From NPR. So, local governments and school districts must be our partners in this shared sacrifice. Collocations with sacrifice. Click on a collocation to see more examples of it. From the Cambridge English Corpus. From the Hansard archive. Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.

See all collocations with sacrifice. Translations of sacrifice in Chinese Traditional. Need a translator? Translator tool. What is the pronunciation of sacrifice? Browse sacramental. Test your vocabulary with our fun image quizzes.

Sacrifice. The offering up of sacrifices is to be regarded as a divine institution. It did not originate with man. God himself appointed it as the mode in which acceptable worship was to be offered to him by guilty man. The language and the idea of sacrifice pervade the whole Bible. Sacrifices were offered in the ante-diluvian age.

9 Replies to “Sacrifice”

  1. Sacrifice definition is - an act of offering to a deity something precious; especially: the killing of a victim on an altar. How to use sacrifice in a sentence.
  2. the offering of animal, plant, or human life or of some material possession to a deity, as in propitiation or homage. the person, animal, or thing so offered. verb (used with object), sac·ri·ficed, sac·ri·fic·ing. to make a sacrifice or offering of.
  3. The act of giving up something highly valued for the sake of something else considered to have a greater value or claim: Social activism often involves tremendous sacrifice.
  4. sacrifice noun [C/U] (OFFERING OF LIFE) the act of offering the life of an animal or a person to a god or gods in the hope of pleasing them, or the animal or person that is offered: [ U ] animal / .
  5. Sep 09,  · Directed by Rizgar Husen. With Rana Sawri, Shana Dilovan, Mohammed Idris, Nawroz Shaban.
  6. Sacrifice, a religious rite in which an object is offered to a divinity in order to establish, maintain, or restore a right relationship of a human being to the sacred order. It is a complex phenomenon that has been found in the earliest known forms of worship and in all parts of the world.
  7. Wild, Quixotic notions of sacrifice flooded his mood of dejection. It was easily done, and without any cost or sacrifice of principle. It was his glory that he could sacrifice it at the call of duty. It was a way of sacrifice; she was not even sure that it could be done.
  8. May 09,  · Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. With Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir. At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return/10(K).
  9. 5 synonyms of sacrifice from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, plus 13 related words, definitions, and antonyms. Find another word for sacrifice. Sacrifice: something offered to a god.

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