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... In Orthodox Christianity, a passion bearer (Russian страстотéрпец, strastoterpets ) is a person who faces his or her death in a Christ-like manner ... Unlike martyrs, passion-bearers are not explicitly killed for their faith, though they hold to that faith with piety and true love of God ... Thus all martyrs are passion bearers, but not all passion bearers are martyrs ...
... The Moscow Patriarchate ultimately canonized the family as passion bearers people who face death with resignation, in a Christ-like manner, as distinguished ... Tsars and Tsareviches who had been canonized as passion bearers, such as Tsarevich Dimitri, murdered at the end of the sixteenth century, as setting a precedent for the ... Despite their official designation as "passion-bearers" by the August 2000 Council, they are nevertheless spoken of as "martyrs" in Church publications, icons, and in popular veneration ...
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“If we do take statements to be the primary bearers of truth, there seems to be a very simple answer to the question, what is it for them to be true: for a statement to be true is for things to be as they are stated to be.”
—J.L. (John Langshaw)
“But boys and girls, pale from the imagined love
Of solitary beds, knew what they were,
That passion could bring character enough
And pressed at midnighht in some public place
Live lips upon a plummet-measured face.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)