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seminary
used in Change of Heart by Picoult

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Definition
a school for training ministers, priests, or rabbis
  • Back when I was at seminary, I imagined I heard my grandfather's voice: I thought God was supposed to love you unconditionally Those sure sound like a lot of conditions to me.
  • We all had, in seminary.
  • In seminary, we learned about the Gnostic gospels.
  • That's what we pretty much learn in seminary.
  • It was easy to see why, in seminary, this had been taught as heresy: the basis of Christianity was that there was only one God, and He was so different from man that the only way to reach Him was through Jesus.
  • Every priest knew that what we were taught in seminary had a Catholic spin put on it—yet there was an incontrovertible truth behind it.
  • At first, putting him on the stand seemed to be a sure way to lose a case—but the guy had a PhD from the Princeton Theological Seminary, and there had to be some merit in putting a former atheist on the stand.
  • You go to seminary for a certain number of years, and then you become a member of the transitional deaconate .... learning the ropes under the guidance of a more experienced parish priest.
  • It was only when I was at seminary that I learned the correct translation was to bind.

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