In the UK you can only become a king or queen through birth or by marriage, unlike in Cameroon, where you can be anointed
by way of a "sacred" ceremony.
She added: "To be anointed
is something I was told is extremely rare.
In the baptismal rite the oil is used with the words "as Christ was anointed
priest, prophet, and king, so may you live always as a member of his Body, sharing everlasting life.
The congregation comes forward and creates a chain of hands upon the person that is being anointed
Despite the IPL Twenty20 competition being embroiled in allegations of illegal betting and spot-fixing, including against Srinivasan's son-in-law, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel confirmed that Srinivasan would go to Melbourne and was expected to be anointed
Since the time of Gregory the Great, Western church tradition has conflated the four anointing stories, typically resulting in a narrative in which Jesus is anointed
immediately before his death by Mary Magdalene, who is depicted as a prostitute.
His diagnosis can be aptly summarized by his felicitous phrase "the vision of the anointed
," the title of one of his previous books.
I had to remind Michael that I am one of God's anointed
In the Sacrament of the sick, parts of our body are anointed
After all, he was personally anointed
by VW's uber-leader, Ferdinand Piech, who controls VW's Supervisory Board and also happens to be the automaker's largest shareholder thanks to his pedigree as the scion of the Porsche family, which now controls 21.
We loved him with kisses and anointed
him with our tears,'' she said of his final moments.
The only anointed
head of the Church of England is the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Once you identify someone as heir apparent, it puts undue pressure on the anointed
one and discourages those who haven't been anointed
," says Robert MacDonald, chairman and former CEO of Allianz Life Insurance of North America in Minneapolis.
If you are concentrating hard you eventually come to the conclusion that the bewildering negatives in this passage are to do with establishing the impartiality of the 'quiet but kindly determined' Sorensen when, as you learn in a later passage, he anointed
Andersson as his successor at the Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
More than a decade ago, Chalabi was anointed
by Washington to be head of the Iraqi National Congress (INC), that nation's government-in-exile.