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noun as in structure from which sermon is given

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We have to use our pulpits and platforms to advocate for peace, for policies and programs.

The decision to carry a gun in the pulpit, put about 20 of the church’s 187 members through security training and ensure 10 of them are armed every Sunday morning was made after prayer and reflection, he said.

It can’t just be talking points, it can’t just be words from a pulpit, you have to put action behind it.

The broadcasts have become a pulpit for the president’s verbal attacks against those who disagree with him.

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Gloria made clear he will use his mayoral pulpit to champion the plan.

A Belgian church has a chalkboard sitting at the pulpit with the jungle peeking through the windows behind it.

Reinke lost his pulpit and was drummed out of the conservative Missouri Synod of the Lutheran denomination.

He is also accused of using the pulpit to further a cult of personality surrounding himself.

To Hice, I suppose, speaking the “biblical truth” means endorsing John McCain from the pulpit, like he did in 2008.

Look, Hice has every right to spew his hate from the pulpit to those who chose to attend his services.

Samuel Badcock, an English divine and writer, died; admired as a pulpit orator and a man of literary talent.

"It has been a most merciful escape," Maloney said, his pulpit voice struggling with his emotion.

A mob attacked him in the pulpit; the military fired upon the people, and 10 persons were killed and 16 wounded.

The lectern, as the pulpit-stand in English churches is called, was fashioned of oak taken from Nelson's flagship, the Victory.

Against plays, players, and playgoers they waged in pulpit and pamphlet a warfare characterized by the most intense fanaticism.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pulpit, such as: lectern, podium, desk, platform, rostrum, and soapbox.

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