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an Algerian-born Salafist: an adherent of the most rigorist current in
It could be argued in hindsight that it had the opposite effect, for the rigorist wing then became more assertive in its claims.
It is enough to say here that a true constitutional rigorist fully consistent with his or her principles would declare that the Fourteenth Amendment's title deeds are fatally defective, and that it thus should be re-ratified today.
In this context ethics committees should not be restricted by a rigorist model of patient rights.
Many baby-boomers averse to the libertine excesses of the 1960s adopted a rigorist stance in religion, often but not only Evangelical.
Emphatically calling on the prelates to "feed the flock" and to search for lost sheep, Francis directed them to avoid the temptation to become either a "hostile rigorist," concerned only with enforcing church doctrine, or a "destructive do-gooder" who advocates "false mercy" instead of truth-telling.
Rigorist attitudes, along with fundamentalism and exciusivism, within some groups of the Orthodox Church not only hold back the Orthodox from correlating the gospel message to modern-day society but also prevent them from reconciliation with other Christians and from mutual forgiveness.
But the third part carefully analyses the resistance of the classical theological culture of indulgence and of the probabilist tradition against the surge of rigorist moral culture.
Poor understanding and communication of the church's teaching on sexuality, shown particularly in a rigorist attitude to the body and sexuality.
Nonetheless, when finally confronted with the Christological and Trinitarian deviations of Lelio Sozzini and especially Ochino, Bullinger and Zurich adopted a more rigorist approach in the defense of the catholicity of the Reformation.
Peter calls them Tatiani, the traditional term for the rigorist schools of early Christians known as "Encratites" (the Greek, enkrateia, means "continence").
One factor was a poor understanding and communication of the church's teaching on sexuality, shown particularly in a rigorist attitude to the body and sexuality.