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ecclesiastical

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Later in the imperial period, Levin suggests, the Russian Orthodox Church grew increasingly uncomfortable with an ecclesiastically sanctioned image of a powerful woman and thus took steps to discourage Paraskeva's cult.
With the disestablishment of religion there arose a need to offer educational materials to the schools that were not ecclesiastically identifiable.
Being or trying to be liturgically and ecclesiastically responsible and not to be clerical, I am cautious about receiving the bread in Catholic churches if this means that I am privileged--because of my status as an ecumenically involved ordained minister--and the other baptized children of God are not.
Not, I hasten to add, for any spiritual or even ecclesiastical reason; spiritually he is as necessary to the propagation of the Christian faith as tiaras are to whales; ecclesiastically, he presides over an often ribald institution in terminal decline.
At the same time he was coming to terms both personally and ecclesiastically with the emergence of ultramontane Catholicism, particularly its French-Canadian variant which was being transplanted into North America by his friend, episcopal colleague, and former superior in Montreal, Bishop Ignace Bourget.
The predominance of desert monasticism in literary sources led to a phenomenon in which new monks attempted to imitate the ecclesiastically encouraged forms of monasticism, to the detriment of "urban" monasticism.
Some of his pressing concerns, to be sure, are dated (his running polemic with, among others, Sartre whose notion of consciousness as neantisation is accused of being arbitrary and dogmatic and not just antithetical) but doubtless in its day this book (first edition 1962) represented a pedagogically useful and ecclesiastically pertinent encounter with figures whom de Finance took to be important opponents of his own rather eclectic Christian philosophy.
In all probability this was because Minas Novas was part of Minas Gerais from an administrative perspective, but ecclesiastically it was part of Bahia during the 18th century.
In his arc of return, he has ended up, at least ecclesiastically, hierarchically and demographically, at the other end of the spectrum--in downtown Camden, N.
Seasoned scholarship, internationally renowned instructors, cutting edge seminars, and an ecclesiastically diverse resident community make OMSC the place to be for renewal of mission skills and vision.