Some articles on traditions, christian traditions:
... ranks of contemporary priests when they officiate may be interpreted to express the ancient traditions of the cultures from which their religious practices arose ... In most Christian traditions, priests wear clerical clothing, a distinctive form of street dress ... Even within individual traditions it varies considerably in form, depending on the specific occasion ...
Famous quotes containing the words traditions and/or christian:
“And all the great traditions of the Past
They saw reflected in the coming time.
And thus forever with reverted look
The mystic volume of the world they read,
Spelling it backward, like a Hebrew book,
Till life became a Legend of the Dead.”
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (18091882)
“He says a man may perhaps answer, that the necessity of things held by him, is not a stoical necessity, but a Christian necessity, &c. But this distinction I have not used, nor indeed have ever heard before, nor could I think any man could make stoical and Christian two kinds of necessity, though they may be two kinds of doctrine”
—Thomas Hobbes (15791688)