from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who confesses
- n. A priest who hears confession
- n. An advocate of confessionalism
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A priest hearing, or sitting to hear, confession.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A priest who hears confessions; a confessor.
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This book is somewhat representative of the "confessionalist" stance found in the previous writers.
Whereas for an early confessionalist like Sexton, mental illness had its objective reality, for Graham schizophrenia is inherent in language itself.
Various confessionalist movements em - phasized radically the differences between theology and contemporary philosophy.
Germany experienced a similar confessionalist revival, and in America, Charles Hodge at Princeton illustrates the conservative response.
_Observer_, designated Reynolds as a strict confessionalist, Reynolds, in the _Observer_ of October 2, 1857, protested that he was a General
There seems to be no perspective from which the confessionalist has anything to contribute to the resolution of the problem.
This report should serve as a model for how conservative confessionalist denominations handle the issue of race self-critically.
Beyond the staticism provided by Lebanon's confessionalist system, the entrenched interests of family dynasties and big big bucks are perpetuated in a mafia-like manner.
As I see it, as Reformed confessionalist who accepts the confession of the Reformed churches my friend R.C. is a minister, in good standing, in a confessional Reformed church.
The confessionalist reading of Scripture is much less indebted to or enslaved by the culture and assumptions of late / liquid modernity than the autonomous biblicist bent on narcissistically re-shaping Reformed theology in his own image.