martyrological love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to martyrology; relating to martyrs or martyrdom, or to a book of martyrs.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to martyrology.

Etymologies

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martyrology +‎ -ical

Examples

  • As Cardinal Ratzinger he observed that "the Successor of Peter is the rock which guarantees a rigorous fidelity to the Word of God against arbitrariness and conformism: hence the martyrological nature of his primacy".

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  • As Cardinal Ratzinger he observed that "the Successor of Peter is the rock which guarantees a rigorous fidelity to the Word of God against arbitrariness and conformism: hence the martyrological nature of his primacy".

    Pope Benedict XVI, the ecclesiastically incorrect" pontiff

  • As Cardinal Ratzinger he observed that "the Successor of Peter is the rock which guarantees a rigorous fidelity to the Word of God against arbitrariness and conformism: hence the martyrological nature of his primacy".

    Alcuin Reid: We are Lucky this Pope is Ecclesiastically Incorrect

  • The Holy Father knows that Primacy has its own 'martyrological structure' because God's message cannot be chained up.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The Successor of Peter is the rock which guarantees a rigorous fidelity to the Word of God against arbitrariness and conformism: hence the martyrological nature of his primacy.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • It is a willingness to stand firmly for peaceful Christian values, even at the cost of death, that the Christian martyrological tradition celebrates, and can be seen from many examples, starting with Saint Stephen in the first century and Perpetua and Felicity in third-century Carthage, and continuing on to Archbishop Oscar Romero and Sister Jean Donovan and her companions in twentieth-century El Salvador.

    The Case for Judas, Continued

  • In Vol. II for March of the "Acta SS." (1668) the Bollandists furnished new materials for martyrological criticism by their publication entitled "Martyrologium venerabilis Bedæ presbyteri ex octo antiquis manuscriptis acceptum cum auctario Flori …".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • The description of the hag's flogging Gracieuse with feathers instead of scourges is a quite admirable adaptation of some martyrological stories; and when, in her dilapidated condition, she remarks that she wishes he would go away, because she has always been told that she must not be alone with young gentlemen, one feels that the martyrdom must have been transferred, in no mock sense, to Percinet himself.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1 From the Beginning to 1800

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