- n. Plural form of indulgence.
“I think the 'sale of indulgences' is the perfect descriptor for green certification.”
“This sounds a lot like the purchasing of indulgences from the Catholic Church in Midieval Europe.”
“You've got to convince yourself you are willing to make the sacrifice, willing to give up certain indulgences to achieve a new level of fitness.”
“Dear friends, once a man came among you to sell you what he called indulgences; were they indulgences to commit sin, or indulgences to obtain pardon?”
“They are calling them 'indulgences' - where have we heard that before?”
“His book on indulgences is actually titled, A Modern Guide to Indulgences: Rediscovering This Often Misinterpreted Teaching, and is published by Hillenbrand Books.”
“Or, maybe, more accurately, the rent seeking market is the primary market, and the actual market for the indulgences is the secondary market, since they only deal in such that are granted to favored industry through their rent seeking and those that are leftover.”
“In 1517, in the German city of Wittenberg on the Elbe, Martin Luther, a district vicar and professor of theology, promulgated his Ninety-Five Theses attacking papal and clerical abuses, such as the selling of church offices and get-out-of-Purgatory-free passes known as indulgences.”
“Like Jackie, other female family members have tried to persuade me about the soothing benefits of these so-called indulgences.”
“I agree that annulments are the new indulgences, which is why I could go either way about getting one.”
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