doctrinal reasons

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  • The college maintains no official connection with any religious body, however, for doctrinal reasons.
  • Accordingly, they may have been dropped for doctrinal reasons.
  • Over the years, a number of church bodies have split from HKBP for various cultural and doctrinal reasons.
  • However, because nontrinitarians and others were unable to sign the statement for doctrinal reasons, this requirement was eventually eliminated.
  • He studied for the ministry first at Homerton, but left that institution for doctrinal reasons soon after the appointment of John Fell.
  • All Orthodox are united in doctrinal agreement with each other, though a few are not in communion at present, for non-doctrinal reasons.
  • There are a number of smaller Baptist associations in the United States which maintain a separate existence from the larger groups for doctrinal reasons.
  • In general, Protestants avoid the term "Mass" and use such terms as Divine Service or service of worship, for doctrinal reasons.
  • Thus the Indian Church became a member of the Syro-Chaldean Patriarchate for practical purpose, not for doctrinal reasons.
  • Besides the doctrinal reasons for plural marriage, the practice made some economic sense, as many of the plural wives were single women who arrived in Utah without brothers or fathers to offer them societal support.
  • Finally, Islamists opposed cinema for ideological or doctrinal reasons.
  • Those who do take such a view would argue that it is not at all uncommon in Judaism for one group to treat as invalid the ritual acts or objects of another for technical or doctrinal reasons.
  • Hazelius, who did not leave the Moravians for doctrinal reasons, held that Lutherans and Reformed do not differ fundamentally. Cited from American Lutheranism, Vol. 1, by Friedrich Bente
  • This deposition, however, was not for doctrinal reasons, but on the ground that he had caused much bloodshed and had admitted to communion a deacon guilty of fornication.
  • To all these churches, the claim to catholicity (universality, oneness with the ancient church) is important for multiple doctrinal reasons that have more bearing internally in each church than in their relation to the others, now separated in faith.
  • It isn't, therefore, for merely doctrinal reasons that we are concerned for the spread of democracy nor merely because a democracy is the only scheme of organization yet wrought out that keeps the door of opportunity open and invites all men to their fullest development. Cited from Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume II, by Burton J. Hendrick
  • The "Founding brothers" of Christian Church in Italy after 40 years have considered it necessary to split from the Assemblies of God in Italy for purely doctrinal reasons.
  • The translations were not literal but were paraphrases, most of them greatly reduced in length, glosses were introduced when the translator thought fit for political or doctrinal reasons, or when he thought that in this way he could better adapt the texts to Chinese feeling. Cited from A History of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.], by Wolfram Eberhard
  • The translations were not literal, but were paraphrases, most of them greatly reduced in length, glosses were introduced when the translator thought fit for political or doctrinal reasons, or when he thought that in this way he could better adapt the texts to Chinese feeling. Cited from A History of China, by Wolfram Eberhard
  • The name is actually a misnomer which became current in the West; the Roman See had sought to discredit this church, which had renounced Rome's primacy for geographical, political, linguistic, and doctrinal reasons.
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