Some articles on traditions, christian traditions:
... 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 ...
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“But generally speaking philistinism presupposes a certain advanced state of civilization where throughout the ages certain traditions have accumulated in a heap and have started to stink.”
—Vladimir Nabokov (18991977)
“All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.”
—Thomas Paine (17371809)