Transfiguration of Jesus  

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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 (or 19 August in the Orthodox church)

The Transfiguration of Jesus is an event reported by the Synoptic Gospels in which Jesus is transfigured upon a mountain. Jesus became radiant, spoke with Moses and Elijah, and was called "Son" by God. It is one of the miracles of Jesus in the Gospels.



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