ICHTHUS


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
AcronymDefinition
ICHTHUSI=Jesus, Ch=Christ, Th=Theou (God's), U=Uios (Son), S=Soter (Saviour)
Copyright 1988-2018 AcronymFinder.com, All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
In August, however, the Boone County Commission decided to relocate the memorial to the privately owned Columbia Cemetery so that the ichthus can be displayed once again.
Yet as Jung notes, the fish has become a universal symbol of Jesus Christ because "Ichthys" or "Ichthus," an abbreviation of "Iesous CHristos THeou Uios Soter" (Greek for "Jesus Christ Son of God Savior"), means "fish" ("Fish").
A federal judge in Missouri has ordered the city of Republic to remove a fish symbol, known as an ichthus, from its seal, holding that the symbol unconstitutionally depicts Christianity as the city's official religion.
Martin High School from wearing shirts with "Christian messages." The shirts displayed an ichthus (fish) on the front and the words "Jesus Loves Me" on back.
Furious staff at Ichthus Books complained after being plagued by seedy punters asking to buy hardcore sex magazines.
Current work includes Ichthus College in Rotterdam, which draws on the industrial character of the port architecture, and an extension to the eighteenth-century Crawford Art Gallery in Cork, consisting of undulating brickwork planes.
("ichthus") also forms an acrostic of the initial letters for the words which mean "Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior." The use of this acrostic is mentioned in many early Christian writings, and can be found in mosaics, monuments, and jewellery of the period.
There are a few bloopers - Noah Webster appears where Daniel Webster is meant, Otto's constitution is dated 1944 instead of 1844, "a cottage for he and his wife" should of course read "him and his wife," the Morris Mini is referred to as "Mini Morris," and ichthus should be written as ichthys - but not enough to spoil an unusually admirable rendition.
Discussing the symbolic role of fish in Christianity, Ridley offers the following quotation: "This will also explain why Ichthus, the fish, is a title of Jesus in Rome, why the Christian religion was founded on the fish, why the primitive Christians were called Pisciculi, and why the fish is still eaten as the sacrificial food on Friday and at Easter." This quotation shows that, contrary to Ridley's claim, symbolic thinking does not prevent people from eating fish.
That a poor village could retain such faith despite their hardships, Sison said, was the inspiration to his first film, "Ichthus," styled as a mockumentary and released in 2006.
It also included an ichthus, a symbol sometimes called a "Christian fish."