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mystagogue

Saltos de línea: mys¦ta|gogue
Pronunciación: /ˈmɪstəɡɒɡ
 
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Definición de mystagogue en inglés:

sustantivo

A teacher or propounder of mystical doctrines.
Example sentences
  • John the Evangelist thus becomes the perfect type of the mystic, and also the perfect mystagogue, teacher of the mystical path.
  • He imagines the church as a community of ‘mystagogues,’ attuned, disciplined, perceptive and nimble.
  • And, as I have argued elsewhere, Mallarme does not hesitate to appropriate for himself the status of the mystagogue / joker that many of his contemporaries perceive him to be.

Origen

mid 16th century: from French, or via Latin from Greek mustagōgos, from mustēs 'initiated person' + agōgos 'leading'.

Derivados

mystagogy

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • They cannot be rightly understood except by persons who undergo a kind of mystagogy, enabling them to glimpse the transcendent through concepts derived from finite things.
  • It is also here that he is most Catholic, by centering his proposal in sacramental theology and a robust mystagogy.
  • But there are problems with Ambrose's mystagogy.

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