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- adj. Of or relating to mystagogy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to interpretation of mysteries or to mystagogue; of the nature of mystagogy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the character of, relating to, or connected with a mystagogue or mystagogy; pertaining to the interpretation of mysteries.
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Hence these five are called mystagogic catecheses.
His followers, the Druids, were the first lawyers in Anglia - specifically, the dark island - and the strange sacrificial and mystagogic practices of the Druid law givers founded the early rites of the tradition of unwritten law.
These consist of eighteen to the competentes, or Illuminati, that is, catechumens before baptism; and of five mystagogic catechetical discourses, so called either because they were addressed to the catechumens immediately after they were initiated in the holy mysteries of Baptism, Confirmation, and the
In his nineteenth catechesis, the first mystagogic, he explains the force of the baptismal renunciations of the devil and his pomps.
The author promises them in his eighteenth, and mentions his first eighteen in the first mystagogic.
I think a lot of his explanation is needlessly technical and mystagogic, but the conclusion strikes me as sound: for a movement going toward a definite goal to continue without deviation in the same direction, it is necessary to impart to it adequate additional impulses at specific moments and points.
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