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faction
used in The Screwtape Letters

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Definition
a sub-group with some interests not shared by the entire group
  • Other ages, of which the present is one, are unbalanced and prone to faction, and it is our business to inflame them.
    Chapter 7 (40% in)
  • The Church herself is, of course, heavily defended and we have never yet quite succeeded in giving her all the characteristics of a faction; but subordinate factions within her have often produced admirable results, from the parties of Paul and of Apollos at Corinth down to the High and Low parties in the Church of England.
    Chapter 7 (55% in)
  • The Church herself is, of course, heavily defended and we have never yet quite succeeded in giving her all the characteristics of a faction; but subordinate factions within her have often produced admirable results, from the parties of Paul and of Apollos at Corinth down to the High and Low parties in the Church of England.
    Chapter 7 (56% in)
  • The congregational principle, on the other hand, makes each church into a kind of club, and finally, if all goes well, into a coterie or faction.
    Chapter 16 (18% in)
  • Members of His faction have frequently admitted that if ever we came to understand what He means by Love, the war would be over and we should reenter Heaven.
    Chapter 19 (47% in)

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