Definitions

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  • adjective of or relating to a cult or the methods of cults; of or relating to organized religion and public worship

Etymologies

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cult +‎ -ic

Examples

  • The last time I heard that kind of cultic messianic thinking was a brief period of involvement with organized religion in my late teens.

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  • I think he has an intense philosophical resistance to the idea of special creation (he called creationism "cultic").

    An Important Message

  • You are right to point out that the cultic worship that is offered to the Lamb in Revelation is metaphorical but an important point you ignore is that this is the only kind of "cultic" worship that the early Christians of Revelation engaged in.

    The Only True God Chapter 5: Monotheism and Worship in the Book of Revelation

  • Of the dozens of recent books denying the resurrection stories, many are written by liberal scholars who think the time has come to replace the "cultic" Jesus of Christian worship with the "real" Jesus unearthed by academic research.

    Rethinking The Resurrection

  • And in fact, a professor of theology at the University of Chicago Divinity School, Martin E. Marty, wrote this in April 2007, rebutting Rush's claims on Fox News: Prof. Marty: To those in range of Chicago TV I'd recommend a watching of Trinity's Sunday services, and challenge you to find anything "cultic" or "sectarian" about them.

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  • Indeed, the ministry of every priest is essentially "cultic", in the fullest sense of the word: it is meant to enable the faithful to offer their lives to God as a pleasing sacrifice (cf. Rom 12: 1).

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  • It seems that as soon as I began 10th grade. .a number of influential students had been seemingly given some kind of cultic kool-aid.

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • It seems that as soon as I began 10th grade. .a number of influential students had been seemingly given some kind of cultic kool-aid.

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • Apart from that we could say the objective of every priest's mission is "cultic": so that all people can offer themselves to God as a living host, holy and pleasing to Him (cf. Romans

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  • In the post-exilic period, there has been dispute between Samaritans and Judahites/Judeans/Jews about Mount Gerizim vs. Jerusalem (see John 4 in the NT) as the appropriate cultic site.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Genetic Evidence Shows Common Origins of Jews

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