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sacerdotal

of, relating to, or characteristic of priests
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But this is not the place to go into a discussion on the meaning and limits of sacerdotalism; what we desire here to discuss is the true limit in modern times to the principle of an Established Church, and whether it is or is not possible to discriminate a tenable from an untenable Establishment on Sir Edward Strachey's ground.
Since this veiled sacerdotalism underlies a fable of the playwright's personal achievement, it lays a basis for Prospero's eventual act of humility.
It is this sense of fluidity that is relentlessly associated with Sue: "You make me hate Christianity, or mysticism, or Sacerdotalism, or whatever it may be called [...] which has caused this deterioration in you" (350).
It identifies tradition with sacerdotalism and mimicry....
Furthermore, that his "moral religion" had become even less threatening to sacerdotalism may be seen in his publishing in 1818 in Halle and 1822 in St.
with their attendant idolatry and sacerdoatalism." I have already dealt with this "demons" concept and sacerdotalism, so I shall not repeat it here.
It isn't that writers ignore Tertullian in studies of ecclesiology, ministry, and developing sacerdotalism, but in relation to some, if not all of these, he is sometimes presented as inconsistent in his teaching and subject to `shifts' in his thinking, as he moved through his pre-, proto-, and actual `Montanist' (New Prophet) phases.
so, then sacerdotalism is relativized and all who are baptized must embrace