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Covenanter

a person upholding the National Covenant of 1638 or the Solemn League and Covenant of 1643 between Scotland and England to establish and defend Presbyterianism
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Druzhinin's classic Raskol na Donu; and it neither offers close analysis of schismatic texts of Don provenance, nor works to recover the "voices" of Don schismatics from official inquests, nor shows any sign of being informed by the work of the N.
His successor, Philip, must fight not only the English heretics, but even the nefarious French, who deal illicitly with the faithless schismatics (1529).
The rulers of the Latin East, according to "segregationist" historians, regarded their new Christian subjects first and foremost as schismatics or heretics and maintained a firm religious separation from them.
A question for those who find that the Anglican Church of Canada draws too wide a circle and who have left it to form a smaller circle: Considering the precedent you have set, how will you respond to your own schismatics?
Subsequent chapters examine the historiography of specific elements: the First Crusade; the developments of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries; crusader motivation; crusades in Iberia and the Baltic; crusades aimed at schismatics, heretics, and political opponents of the papacy; the crusades of the post-1291 era; and finally the consequences both for contemporaries and for ourselves.
Organized into entries on persons, dynasties, and historical sources and places, the project includes the classical coverage of expeditions to the Holy Land, but widens its coverage to also include such "crusades" as those against the various "heretics" and "schismatics," the Baltic Crusades, and the Spanish Reconquista.
As we might come to expect, Catholics and Protestants saw each other as heretics and schismatics. For political and religious leaders of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, though, the designation of people as heretics and schismatics encompassed much more than theological perspective.
Who are the schismatics? Is it the Episcopal churches that have ordained homosexuals but wish to stay within the Anglican Communion?
The spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, has declared the 100 monks in the 1,000-year-old Esphigmenou Monastery to be schismatics, and ordered them out of the walled compound.
Tim Cavanaugh replies: Much as I'd like to blame all my adult failings on a lousy parochial education, the quality of religious instruction at Blessed Sacrament School was in fact so poor that we learned little even about Catholic doctrine, let alone the beliefs of Protestant schismatics. I was well out of grammar school before I realized that when people referred to "Martin Luther" they weren't using a familiar name for Martin Luther King.
Turner interprets the Tractarians more as unsuccessful schismatics than as sincere reformers.
In the twelfth century Crusaders and Western armies frequently invaded Byzantine territory, labelling the Orthodox Greeks as schismatics and thereby legitimising their attacks as bringing the heretical within the papal fold.