They were vexed by the brazen law of the Ecclesiast
that men die like the beasts of the field and their end is the same.
In this regard, the Apostle Paul states that people who love money "pierced themselves through with many sorrows" (Colossians 3:5; Ephesians 5:5) and the Ecclesiast
warns that money does not bring happiness: "He who loves money shall never have enough.
As a character sketch of an ecclesiast
, this is, of course, extremely unflattering, but there is more to its satirical edge than self-serving hypocrisy and snobbery.
the fish that spawn there, the silver of your mouth's ecclesiast
The "landlord"--an aristocrat, ecclesiast
or a government rdzong-dpon--grants legal protection to the mi-ser in return for tax obligations (34) that included services, perishable goods, livestock and financial remuneration.
to boast in monologue of all he'd gathered as he
He was a celebrated ecclesiast
who played a central role in resolving the Northern Ireland conflict.
(12) The center head ("Ecclesiast
") evokes Luther's status as a priest, while the fifth head represents him as a wild-haired fanatic with bees buzzing around him.
And yet by the 380s, not only had he remolded the Holy Sepulchre around his crucifixion-based theology, he was also a well-respected ecclesiast
in councilar meetings.
Jerome writes the female voice, he composes a conversation between the virgin and God, enabling him to enact both the subservient role of woman and the ultimate authoritative role of God: "[...] He will come and knock, saying: 'Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any man [...] open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.' Then straightway you will eagerly reply: 'It is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled.'" (32) When performing her voice, the male ecclesiast
silences the recluse's physical voice.
16 Here we see recollections of Athenian democracy, in which citizenship entailed taking on many forms, from juror to ecclesiast
to hoplite to port inspector.
is Christ, the originator of this knowledge; or the ecclesiast
is the one who purifies souls through moral contemplations and leads them to natural contemplation.