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Tithe

Ten percent of one's income or production donated to a religious institution. Historically, one could pay a tithe in cash or in kind. In a few jurisdictions, tithes are enforced by law. More broadly, a tithe may refer to a religious donation, even if it is less than 10% of one's income.
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Project manager Einion Gruffudd said: "The maps were produced mainly during the 1840s, and all the land liable for tithes was surveyed and mapped, and lists of tithe payments known as apportionment documents were also produced.
Tithe maps of, from left, Cardiff (St Mary parish), Swansea and Neath
The Liverpool tithe barn became a familiar landmark, so much so that Moor Street was soon renamed Tithebarn Street.
With the first kind of tithe one took the tithe to the temple in Jerusalem where the whole family ate the tithe in the temple precincts.
Popular evangelists preaching the gospel of God-helps-those-who-help-themselves (and tithe regularly) include the likes of Frederick Price, Joyce Meyer, Benny Hinn, and Joel Osteen, pastor of America's largest megachurch and author of the religious self-help bestseller Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential (Faithwords).
Created in the 1840s, the Tithe Apportionment Survey also com- bines maps and assessment documents.
Brace acknowledges that most tithe disputes concerned laic rather than clerical owners, and that it was the compulsory nature of tithes that caused the sharpest complaint, yet these things remain outside of her analysis--noted rather than explored.
In addition, working people will be invited to tithe their time as well.
Try me in this Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food,' says the Lord of Hosts," the prophet Micah (3:10) wrote.
Java Tithe of Coach Ricardo Selga defeated Barangay Fame 91-74.
Well, Tithe Barn in Llangynhafal, near Ruthin can boast many notable past owners including the Bromhead family, famed for their military past in the Boer Wars.
Once, this grange, with its fishponds, rabbit warrens, ploughed fields, grazing land and storage sheds, was commanded by a medieval tithe barn, a scene of great hustle and bustle.