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confessional

Pronunciation: /kənˈfeʃnəl/

Translation of confessional in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (intimate) [writing] con revelaciones íntimas
    Example sentences
    • Anyhow, it's not a surprise that so many of the examples of this kind are in confessional writing about relationship problems.
    • By confusing the public and the private, today's confessional culture undermines the idea of the ‘public interest’.
    • And the evidence of that confession, or confessional statement, was admitted without objection?
    1.2 [Religion/Religión] confesional
    Example sentences
    • With great scholarly skill, he shows how centuries-old Orthodox religious philosophy and rituals resembled the penitent, confessional modes employed in the Soviet era.
    • Usually once the ‘penitent’, that is, the person going to confession, closes the confessional door, he or she kneels down on a kneeler, or in the case of someone who is elderly or has another reason for doing so, he or she sits down.
    • But I did not know until later that our Baptist forefathers had found that wonderful document to be a helpful guide in formulating our early confessional statements.
    Example sentences
    • When theological professors and pastors abandon the biblical and confessional doctrine of justification, they sacrifice the gospel and the souls of men.
    • He was an unashamed confessional Calvinist in an age of doctrinal indifferentism.
    • Christian doctrine identifies the rules by which Christians use confessional language to define the social world that they indwell.

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.