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As he neared graduation he was still noodling over whether to join the clergy, allowing his father to push him slowly closer.
The movie has already sparked criticism from archaeologists and clergy alike.
The picture which the author draws of the principate and of the clergy is almost without relief in its blackness.
Among the clergy, there was much ignorance, servility and pragmatism.
As the protests continued, the ruling clergy said there would be a partial recount.
The notion that biological substances could arise from a purely natural process made scientists cheer and gave the clergy chills.
He introduced military service for some clerics and banned all but the senior clergy from wearing the traditional gown and turban.
In many movies, piety is for wimps, and the clergy are depicted as oafs and predators.
But its membership remains overwhelmingly white, as do its clergy and its seminarians.
If you are a member of the clergy, you are treated as self-employed for self-employment tax purposes.

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