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Protestant
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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Definition
a member of or relating to any of the Western churches that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
  • It was the fault of America, of Capitalism, of White Anglo-Saxon Protestantism.
    10 — Poetry and Life (69% in)
  • In your truly Protestant department, where after his day of professionally indifferent justice (strained, bent, dented here and there by the age-old hammerings of low pay and temptation always too ready-at-hand, by anger, boredom, and the despair which comes with dealing out more justice than any policeman gets), the man of the force goes home to a wife who involves him, as soon as he crosses his threshold, in excuse-making and bribery and pointless anger of his own; and lest he begin...
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (6% in)
  • They'd sent him home and he'd married a girl he'd gone with most of his life—a Protestant, and so, with a shrug, because his parents were the kind who would bite their lips and weep a little and forgive it, he too became a Protestant, a Methodist like his wife, whatever that meant.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (14% in)
  • They'd sent him home and he'd married a girl he'd gone with most of his life—a Protestant, and so, with a shrug, because his parents were the kind who would bite their lips and weep a little and forgive it, he too became a Protestant, a Methodist like his wife, whatever that meant.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (14% in)
  • They stood motionless in their dark suits, even the children motionless, and when they bowed or knelt or crossed themselves—all but the half-dozen Protestants there—they did it together, as though by a single impulse in their hearts.
    9 — "Like a robber, I shall proceed according to my will." (90% in)

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