confessionalist

confessionalist

(kənˈfɛʃənəlɪst)
n
an advocate of confessionalism
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Likewise, with Ward and Smith, I do not find the possibility of a universal theology scandalous; however, the confessionalist pluralism of Cobb and Moltmann (and perhaps Heim) and their respect for religious difference might also accommodate the proposal being made here.
As pro-Syrian elements mounted a sustained media campaign to suggest that Hariri was a corrupt confessionalist in the winter of 2005, the former prime minister was eager to stand his political ground, Sabaa testified Tuesday.
And while Kees was far from a confessionalist and did invent "Robinson" (one of the more famous alter egos in modern and contemporary poetry), his very detailed and individual satiric take on modernity, his direct conversational style, are personal and unique and mark him as original and contemporary, even in his first book.
Ironically, Mennonites and Hutterites turned to spiritualist histories, such as Franck's Chronica, as historical ammunition in their confessionalist debates with spiritualist adversaries.
He clearly demarcates his theological effort from that of fellow Methodist Stanley Hauerwas, whose work, in Neville's eyes, is too confessionalist and parochial to really address or appropriate contemporary challenges to theology.
The confessionalist writes about experiences of inner and twentieth-century turmoil that are far removed from the scholastic concerns of the Angelic Doctor.
The fairness discretion would then focus on cases where the conduct which induces the making of a voluntary confession throws doubt on its reliability and thereby establishes the unfairness of using the confession against the confessionalist on his trial.
With much subtlety and erudition, Canavan convincingly argues that "what the Church actually changed in DH was the concept of the state on which the previous confessionalist doctrine was based, not its own authority or the duty of its members to uphold and defend that authority" (69).
Q: In an essay initially published in 1978, you identified the speaker of Ashbery's poetry as a metaphysical subject, to be associated with Kantian and Wittgensteinian concepts of self, as opposed to the more familiar psychological or Cartesian subjects of a voice-centered confessionalist poetics.
On the other side of the sanctuary, a confessionalist restrained, held back from playing the pugilist with a speaker, who had offered a critical assessment of the truths of the Gospel "once and for all" inscribed.
The shorthand of identity sometimes re-inscribes the confessionalist politics of vulgar neo-orthodoxy, whereby religious studies becomes an identity rather than a discipline, objectivity a confession rather than a skill.
The Orthodox in Eastern European countries cannot be very positive about Pentecostal mission and evangelism being more or less "holistic", as they are greatly and in many ways a very narrow confessionalist activity based mostly on the condemnation of other Christians and on the arrogant conviction of offering the only way to salvation.