clericalist


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one who advocates clericalism

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A man with a mission, a sort of George Smiley determined to weed out what's wrong in the semisecret -- or at least elitist -- world to which he has given his adult life: the network of essentially clericalist of cleric-dominated gatherings that constitute the bureaucratic-functionary and connected-through-associations Catholic church.
I show that when reformists referred to women, they exclusively focused on the "prudish," "fanatically devout wives" of the professors whom they accused of being clericalist and monastic.
The Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian of Austria had been offered the Mexican throne after French troops had crossed the Atlantic to impose a conservative clericalist regime in place of the republican government of Benito Juarez, which, after winning a civil war, had suspended payment of foreign debts.
For "what no one properly to be a called a humanist could adhere to was an Augustinian belief in the total and helpless depravity of fallen man, or to Lutheran solifidianism, or to a clericalist view by which the priesthood acted as the sole channel of grace, or to a total denial of free enquiry" (G.
Yet the clericalist mind set does fundamentally distort, disrupt, and poison the Christian lives of members of the church, clergy and laity alike, and weakens the church in her mission to the world.
In the wake of the collapse of the Shah's regime and the later clericalist challenge to Western-style modernization, American policy-makers, academics, journalists, and media commentators tried to understand the new phenomenon of Islamism.
7) In terms of style, Carroll is characterised in the record as authoritarian and clericalist, as someone who formed temporary and superficial relationships with the political leaders and operatives of the day for his own ends.
What is wrong with this clericalist neo-authoritarianism?
Steeped as they were in a legalistic, clericalist, and ultramontane theological upbringing, they showed little sympathy for indigenous religion and culture as useful sources of the inculturation of liturgy and catechetical reform.
In Mexico, Benedict implied that one pillar of a continental mission should be overcoming the clericalist ethos often associated with Latin American Catholicism, in which God is conceived as a cosmic monarch and the lay role is understood in passive terms.
In this dangerous and difficult publishing environment, Herbert adopted a studied ambiguity: "defending formalist practices in terms designed to appeal to the godly, defending Puritan practices in formalist terms, defending clericalist practices in lay-populist terms.
It came as no surprise that the clericalist reform movements, which had been gaining momentum from the middle of the nineteenth century, propagated a radical change in customary episcopal recruitment practices: parish priests rather than learned monks should comprise the episcopate, since learned monks lacked this-worldly experience and had, in fact, never been intended for administrative tasks after taking ascetic vows.
A strong clericalist, Bramhall nevertheless sought to restrict some episcopal powers in order to eliminate ecclesiastical court abuses and to prevent bishops from alienating episcopal property.