The tone of the whole work is fervent, elevated, and churchly.
But dogma is not yet technical for what is Christian or churchly.
His sermons are models of churchly commonplace and full of the stock phrases of a formal religion.
That he grew to perceive the childishness of churchly dogma, we know.
There are also the tombs of thirty-two archbishops,—a veritable valhalla of churchly fame.
Between his attendance to churchly duties and that of the Honorable Heman Atkins there was a great gulf fixed.
Such a conception was wholly opposed by theological theory and churchly dogma.
And this, mark you, though I was still unshriven, and he had never named the churchly rite to me.
Abelard, however, made rather light of his churchly associations.
The same doctrines were preached with more of churchly fervour by Maximus the Confessor (580-622).