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This is the only surviving Gospel book to contain the oaths taken by U.K. clergymen between the 14th and 16th centuries, and it's still used in ceremonies today.
Williams brings the reader into the amusing daily lives of English tradesmen, workers, merchants, clergymen, as well as their wives and daughters.
Ralph Waldo Emerson blasted our embrace of slavery, while his fellow clergyman Henry Ward Beecher saved the Union cause by traveling to Europe to deliver a series of riveting speeches that quelled the continent’s desire to recognize the Confederacy.
A rabbi, a reverend and an imam have a plan for peace in middle America A group of clergymen embark on an initiative to build their houses of worship on the same property in Omaha, Nebraska, to spur interfaith dialogue and peace building.
But if a group of clergymen have their way, Nebraska's largest city will soon also be known as the home of interfaith dialogue and peacebuilding.
Mostly, though, the feedback has been positive, say the clergymen.
When a burglar broke into the home of Apopka city commissioner and clergyman Doug Bankston in late April, the pastor-politician leaned upon not only police to solve the crime but also prayer.
And there is Matt Jamison, Nora’s clergyman brother, who comes to believe that Kevin is a Christlike figure who will play some world-changing role on the seventh anniversary of the Departure.
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: a man who is a member of the clergy especially in a Christian church
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