donatism definition

  • noun:
    • An early Christian belief which maintained that apostate priests had been not capable of administering the sacraments, instead of the orthodox view that any sacrament administered by an adequately ordained priest or bishop is valid, regardless how sinful he's or if perhaps he has transformed into another religion.
    • The principles of this Donatists.
    • The doctrines regarding the Donatists.
    • a schismatic Christian faith in north Africa through the 4th towards the seventh century; held that only people who led a blameless life belonged inside church or could provide the sacraments
    • an earlier Christian belief which maintained that apostate priests were incompetent at administering the sacraments, instead of the orthodox view that any sacrament administered by an adequately ordained priest or bishop is legitimate, it doesn't matter how sinful he's or if perhaps he has transformed into another religion.
    • The principles of Donatists.
    • The doctrines regarding the Donatists.
    • a schismatic Christian religion in northern Africa from 4th to the 7th century; held that just those that led a blameless life belonged into the chapel or could administer the sacraments
    • an earlier Christian belief which maintained that apostate priests had been incapable of administering the sacraments, as opposed to the orthodox view that any sacrament administered by a properly ordained priest or bishop is good, regardless of how sinful he's or if perhaps he's got changed into another faith.
    • The principles associated with Donatists.
    • The doctrines of the Donatists.
    • a schismatic Christian religion in north Africa from 4th towards the 7th century; held that just those that led a blameless life belonged when you look at the chapel or could provide the sacraments
    • An early Christian belief which maintained that apostate priests had been incompetent at administering the sacraments, as opposed to the orthodox view that any sacrament administered by an adequately ordained priest or bishop is legitimate, regardless of how sinful he is or if perhaps he has converted to another religion.
    • The tenets for the Donatists.
    • The doctrines associated with the Donatists.
    • a schismatic Christian faith in north Africa from 4th toward seventh century; held that just people who led a blameless life belonged when you look at the church or could provide the sacraments

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