Cure of souls

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See Cure, n., 2.

See also: Soul

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Tyke, a zealous able man, who, officiating at a chapel of ease, had not a cure of souls too extensive to leave him ample time for the new duty.
He was down, with his young wife and little family, at his Cure of Souls. The representatives of the Barnacle Chorus dropped in next, and Mr Merdle's physician dropped in next.
Perhaps the better-educated clergy would cope, but if the evidence of some episcopal visitation records is to be accepted, many who held the cure of souls in country parishes would have been quite out of their depth.
Having studied for the Catholic priesthood, I knew that this form of service was often called cura animarum, the cure of souls or care of the soul.
This theme is further developed by David Bakan, Dan Merkur, and David Weiss (Maimonides' Cure of Souls: Medieval Precursor of Psychoanalysis.
He main-rained a rigorous cure of souls, and of course, one of Fuller's most lasting legacies is his indefatigable work, holding the rope and bearing the administrative load for William Carey's mission in India.
THE CURE OF SOULS P6&7 ONE year ago premature twins Katie and Mazie had just a brief glance at their mother before they were whisked to a hospital 90 miles away.
Augustine and the Cure of Souls: Revising a Classical Ideal.
In exploring how Augustine adapted classical psychagogy ("cure of souls," a subset of ancient rhetoric focused on guiding hearers to apprehend wisdom for themselves [9, 201]), K.
"Making Confession, Hearing Confession: A History of the Cure of Souls" is an analysis of confession in modern Christianity and reviews the history of confession, looking at how it has changed in recent years and its place in modern faith.
Maimonides' cure of souls; medieval precursor of psychoanalysis.