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an advocate of strict observance of ritualistic forms

a social anthropologist who is expert on rites and ceremonies

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Eventually, in the guise of the demons, ritualists assault the palace, violently chopping it with machetes.
In all five cases of marriage between ritualist men and Christian women, the couple became Christian.
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One of the most helpful aspects of this work is that the ritualist impulse is put in a larger context; this book is one of the first to take into account parallel developments in other traditions (Reformed and Lutheran) and locales beyond Britain, such as Europe and North America.
Reed disputes the claim that the distinctive style of worship attracted the poor: using 1886 statistics on attendance at the Ritualist slum churches, he argues convincingly that these churches were not any more (though not markedly less) successful at attracting the poor than were more middle-of-the-road Anglican churches.
From the perspective of the throne regarding the ritualist controversies, defections of Anglican leaders to Catholicism, and anti-establishment efforts of Nonconformists, the betrayal comes from within.
19) Emma Mason, "A Sort of Aesthestico-Catholic-Revivah Christina Rossetti and the London Ritualist Scene," in Outsiders Looking In, p.
When governed by an agent-subject it was either the family head/ prince ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) or a ritualist, and never the king or any other royal family group member.
On Keble's death, in the year of Hopkins' conversion, High Church publications moved quickly to identify him as "by nature a ritualist," (16) in brazen defiance of his own self-confessed ignorance and his moderate practices at Hursley.
53) Brooks's Evangelical colleagues in Philadelphia would never have conceded that "the same awakening of spiritual life was manifest" in Ritualist parishes.
The event will enable players to experience two new professions being introduced in the campaign, the Assassin and the Ritualist.
THERE was apprehension in Ilobu community of Irepodun local government area of Osun on Friday, following the shocking discovery of a ritualist den by the Police, where suspected shallow graves of victims, dungeon and shrines were located.
He was an Anglican ritualist with a very liberal theology who respected the Catholicism of Ireland and--though he was widely considered to be an enemy of the Nonconformists--the Presbyterianism of Wales, with which he was quite familiar from his earliest days as an inspector of Welsh Nonconformist schools.
Thus, Aseneth's progression from virgin to bride mirrors, according to Kraemer, the spiritual progression of the ritualist signaled in mystical literature.
Various answers have been posed, from the text being a straightforward transcript of a ceremony observed by the scribe to the view that the attribution to an "author" was an act of pseudonymity intended to appropriate the prestige of a famous ritualist for the work of a later scribe.