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pastor

1. a clergyman or priest in charge of a congregation
2. a person who exercises spiritual guidance over a number of people
3. a S Asian starling, Sturnus roseus, having glossy black head and wings and a pale pink body
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Like him, I have had only one pastorate. He was in his tiny parish for 42 years.
His pastorate from April 1882 to February 1908 was marked by many labors and was fruitful in results.
The situation that one finds in colonial New England--where the pastorate represents the apex of the theological vocation--can be found in the broader history of the church.
In the pastorate, he worked with members of his congregation, counseling them on spiritual matters as well as financial issues.
First, I will present the mode of functioning of "government" with reference to the pastorate invented by the Christian Church, showing that the theme of government and of its historical origins appears for the first time when Foucault talks about the disciplinary powers of normalization of 19th century psychiatry.
service Sunday in honor of pastors who have supported the congregation while waiting for a full-time pastorate, with a reception following.
We are blessed with a handful of lovely, humble pastors who share the shepherding duties, and although the pastorate of Little Church is still a boy's club, (my) hope springs eternal that that might someday change, perhaps even sooner than later.
King's goals after the bus boycott was not a national campaign for change, but that "King intended to more fully engage his pastorate at Dexter once the boycott ended" (149)--essentially retiring to private life.
This biography adds new dimensions to our understanding of the Twichell-Twain relationship; more important, it takes Twichell on his own terms, revealing an elite Every-man--a genial, energetic advocate of social justice in an era of stark contrasts between America's "haves and have-nots." After Twichell's education at Yale and his Civil War service as a Union chaplain, he took on his first (and only) pastorate at Asylum Hill Congregational Church in Hartford, Connecticut, then the nation's most affluent city.
The various parties involved in Finnish sanctuary incidents can be divided into two groups using the terminology of the Foucaldian analytics of pastoral power: a state pastorate and the civic/church pastorate.
This deeply researched social and institutional history of Basel's pastorate during the century after the city's adoption of the Reformation is an important local study that contributes to the historiography of confessionalization and the question of the Reformation's success or failure.
This book would make excellent reading for any college student in the sciences, for anyone studying for the pastorate, and for almost anyone who deals with young people in today's world.