schismatic

[ UK /skɪsmˈætɪk/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. of or relating to or involved in or characteristic of schism
    schismatic sects
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How To Use schismatic In A Sentence

  • Mahomet would have ranked only as a Christian heresiarch or schismatic; such as Nestorius or Marcian at one time, such as Arius or Pelagius at another. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348
  • If the term ‘Christian’ is taken to include heretics, schismatics, and baptized apostates, it would still appear that most are damned.
  • The schismatic and regionalised development of the resistance has been its greatest weakness to date.
  • Although "mumpsimus" is the very motto for the Russian schismatics, and although ignorance and superstition were the root of the matter, they combined with a dread of arbitrary change by an arbitrary power, and supplied a basis for resistance to Erastianism and the fusion of Church and State. Lectures on Modern history
  • We do not know how Meyerbeer got his idea of putting the schismatic John Huss on the stage under the name of John of Leyden. Musical Memories
  • Our prayer is that this will bring back many ofthe clergy and lay faithful who have gravitated to schismatic groups in reaction to serious abuses committed bysome priests who have irreverently celebrated the new Mass in English since the Vatican II. Archive 2007-08-01
  • ’ ‘Schismatical, thou shouldst have said, ’ quoth the barber, ‘and not phlegmatical. The Fourth Book. V. Treating of That Which Befel All Don Quixote His Train in the Inn
  • In the preface Platina not only avoids any antagonism towards the Church but even refers with approbation to the punishing of heretics and schismatics by the popes, which is the best proof that Sixtus IV, by his marks of favour, had won Platina for the interests of the Church. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss
  • * Solet autem etiam quaeri schismatici quid ab haereticis distent, et hoc inveniri quod schismaticos non fides diversa faciat sed communionis disrupta societas. NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works
  • If the term ‘Christian’ is taken to include heretics, schismatics, and baptized apostates, it would still appear that most are damned.
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