Definitions

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  • n. One who practices sacerdotalism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A supporter of sacerdotalism; one who believes in the priestly character of the clergy.

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Examples

  • At the same time it is important that the doctrine of the ministry should not be allowed to become "sacerdotalist" in a wrong sense.

    Religious Reality

  • Christian origins does not leave the sacerdotalist much to stand on.

    The New Theology

  • He remonstrated vigorously against an “anti-Christian article” which crept into the Edinburgh Review; and felt, as keenly as the strongest sacerdotalist or the most fervent Evangelical, the bounden duty of defending the body of truth to which his Ordination had pledged him.

    Sydney Smith

  • With the high sacerdotalist it amounted to a denial of the Christian mysteries; to the Broad Churchman it was ethically inadequate and ignoble; to the scholastic professor of divinity it meant ruinous materialism.

    Studies in Literature and History

  • He was a thoroughgoing sacerdotalist and believer in the authority of the

    Lectures and Essays

  • While sojourning for one night with a hospitable though superstitious acquaintance, whom he met after leaving Salisbury, "Lavengro" heard the story of the Rev.Mr. Platitude, a sacerdotalist of weak intellects who had been cajoled from his lawful allegiance to the "good, quiet Church of

    Isopel Berners The History of certain doings in a Staffordshire Dingle, July, 1825

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