Origin of priesthood
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Examples from the Web for priesthood
She has also lost her right to be a priesthood holder, a religious honor granted only to men in the Church.Thank God! To the Church, This Transgender Woman Is Just a Skank
October 22, 2014
For a lot of Mormon women, asking ‘Do you want the priesthood?’Mormon Reformers Behind the ‘Zion Curtain’ Refuse to Be Silenced
August 3, 2014
Having created a picture of Hell, the Tea Party priesthood must furnish the faithful with an image of Paradise.The Tea Party Isn’t a Political Movement, It’s a Religious One
July 13, 2014
If you are a man, and therefore a priesthood holder, it takes a council of 15 men to agree on excommunication.Excommunication With a Smile: Mormon Feminist Kicked Out of the Church
June 23, 2014
Until relatively recently, Mormons excluded African-Americans from the priesthood.A Victory for ‘Religious Freedom’ is a Loss for Religion
June 8, 2014
Such was the manner in which he had ascended step by step to the priesthood.
But unlike Froment he cannot shake off the shackles of his priesthood.
It would be vain for him to try to obliterate the traces of his priesthood.
We of the priesthood of science saw the inevitable disaster.The Heads of Apex
The archbishop never had any inclination for the priesthood.The Life of Cesare Borgia
- the state, order, or office of a priest
- priests collectively
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Word Origin and History for priesthood
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