exomologesis


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exomologesis

Obsolete, a complete, usually public, confession.
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The term applied to the latter performance was exomologesis (the admitting of ones sin and the status of being a sinner, GoL, 202).
4 and 5), (8) preceded by The manner of confessing (the translation of Exomologesis sive modo confitendi, 1524), based on the text of the LB edition (the relevant treatise has not yet been published in the ASD series).
Hellwig is quick to point out that the typical translation of exomologesis as "confession" can be deceiving if anachronistically understood to imply simple confession of specific sins directly to a priest (which in that era would normally have been the bishop).
Di qui l'esortazione a superare la timidezza ed il rispetto umano, sottoporsi ad una adeguata penitenza e fare la pubblica confessione della colpa nella comunita, anche in considerazione che apud inferos exomologesis non est (57).
As for the style of the book, it is repetitive and uses too many foreign words, such as berakah (blessing) and exomologesis (confession) and others.
28) An interesting example is found in Exomologesis, his treatise on confession (1524), LB.