Translation of confessional in Spanish:

confessional

Pronunciation: /kənˈfeʃnəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (intimate) [writing] con revelaciones íntimas
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    • 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
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    • 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.
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    • 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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