Specifically, from the political accusation, accusation for free thought and open speech, it switches to accusation for lack of ecclesiasticism
and Franciscan obedience, for breaking the Franciscan and ecclesiastical unity.
Soon before his resignation from the C&MA, he told the board, "I am not interested in this hour in the church's history, in ecclesiasticism
, and I have no hope for the Alliance if the tendencies toward ecclesiasticism
Augustine, father of Roman ecclesiasticism
, the role of the church in relation to the state must be one of renewing critique rather than conforming submission.
that puts a church between a sinner and salvation.
Of course, as the place was wicked, the doctors were well to the fore, combating the wages of sin gallantly; and the lawyers also, needless to say, were busy; and so, too, were the clergy, in their own way, ecclesiasticism
being well-worked; Christianity, however, was much neglected, so that, for the most part, the devil went unmolested in Morningquest, and had a good time.
10) Unable to credit theological creeds and doctrines, he refuses fideistic commitment while yet harboring a conservative regard for the social function of ecclesiasticism
He popularized Gothic as the dominant architectural form of the mid-nineteenth century, but was vehemently opposed to the national ecclesiasticism
that it came to represent.
Scholars who share the convictions of Funk and the Jesus Seminar normally struggle with at least three supposed elements of the received Jesus tradition: apocalypticism, demonology, and growing ecclesiasticism
Foster's conviction that persecution provided an effective advertisement for antislavery and other unpopular causes was reflected in the advice he gave to a gathering of anti-Sabbatarians, who believed that the traditional Sabbath was another example of how prevailing ecclesiasticism
perverted genuine Christianity.
from eschatology to incarnation, historicization, ecclesiasticism
, sacramentalism; from Spirit to Law; from faith to dogma; from the human Jesus to the divine Christ; from psychosomatic unity to Hellenistic dualism; from charisma to cultic society; from simplicity to complexity.