mystagogue definition

  • noun:
    • one that prepares prospects for initiation into a mystery cult.
    • one that holds or spreads mystical doctrines.
    • A person who prepares an initiate for entry into a mystery cult, or who shows mystical doctrines
    • person who keeps and reveals church relics.
    • a person who interprets mysteries, specially of a religious kind.
    • a person who keeps and shows chapel relics.
    • One who instructs in or interprets mysteries; one that initiates.
    • particularly, during the early church, the priest who prepared applicants for initiation into the sacred secrets.
    • a person who keeps church relics and reveals them to strangers.

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