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Just as the Jewish homeland was treated like a football by foreign powers like the Ptolemies of Egypt and Seleucids of Syria, the power of the priesthood was an important focus in intra-Jewish power struggles.

She has also lost her right to be a priesthood holder, a religious honor granted only to men in the Church.

For a lot of Mormon women, asking ‘Do you want the priesthood?’

Having created a picture of Hell, the Tea Party priesthood must furnish the faithful with an image of Paradise.

If you are a man, and therefore a priesthood holder, it takes a council of 15 men to agree on excommunication.

Until relatively recently, Mormons excluded African-Americans from the priesthood.

These two phenomenal facts imply some strong antagonism to the priesthood and their system.

The Roman Catholic priesthood, to a man, would lend to it the influence of all its spiritual authority.

And through Christ come all the distinguishing features, and all the high privileges of his people, as an holy priesthood.

Had it not been for the Everlasting Covenant, the rite of sacrifice had not been instituted, and a priesthood had not been.

Those faithful to the covenant of the priesthood are approved, while the desecrators thereof are fearfully condemned.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to priesthood, such as: cardinalate, ecclesiastics, ministry, pastorate, rabbinate, and canonicate.

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