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confession

[kənfesh′ən]
an act of seeking expiation through another from guilt for a real or imagined transgression.

confession,

n in spiritual and psy-chological practice, a process of acknowledging, repenting, and seeking forgiveness for mistakes.

Patient discussion about confession

Q. How can I confess to my girlfriend that I am bipolar? Not that it really matters, since I cannot attract a woman to save my life, but I was wondering if there is ever a good time to say, "Hey, I am bipolar" and anticipate the reaction. As a bipolar man who is looking for some love and sex, how should I handle the topic, if at all?

A. Thanks JennJ. I think you're right about the group mentality. Thanks.

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Recordaba de igual manera la equiparacion episcopi seu presbiteri de la Confessio augustana: si bien al principio se hablaba sin mas de una funcion de gobierno en una determinada comunidad local, mas adelante --retomando la practica de la primitiva Iglesia-- el ministro se encargaba tambien de la predicacion de la palabra y la administracion de los sacramentos, en los terminos propuestos por la Reforma de Wittenberg (30).
Gower's use of the word "colour" in his discussion of Caesar's rhetoric alerts us to the gender play underlying this section of Confessio Amantis, and it may throw some light on this gender play if we examine the background to it in some detail.
The publication of a Confessio under the name of the Patriarch of Constantinople Cyril Loukaris (1572-1638), (17) who had maintained close contacts for years with various Protestants and was clearly influenced by Calvinist ideas, was an event of great importance for future relations.
2) See also Hugh White's "Division and Failure in Gower's Confessio Amantis" (Neophilologus 72 [1988]: 600-16).
While the Confessio is the main focus of Irvin's analysis, the book ranges through the whole of Gower's oeuvre, both in an introduction and first chapter that set up the legal-philosophical framing for Gower's understanding of persona, and in the frequent reference to the French and Latin works offered to support readings of the Confessio.
3-7 <<Condidit quoque et rescriptum contra Illiricianam sinodum et aduersus africanos episcopos, in quo tria capitula damnare contendit, id est, Theodori Mopsuesteni episcopi, dicta siue rescripta Theodoreti et epistolam quae dicitur Hibae Edesseni episcopi>>: Confessio rectae fidei (CPG 6885).
raises the corollary question whether the Confessio Augustana can be
Among Lilly's first major purchases from Rosenbach was Grolier 2, John Gower's Confessio Amantis (1483).
With Christianity came literacy: his own Confessio is probably the first book written in Ireland.
En Confessio naturae contra atheistas (1668) explica como la cohesion de estos atomos divisibles es debida a Dios.
65) When Bishop Diego Gelmirez returned to Compostela from Rome in 1099, he donated a ciborium and confessio to the sanctuary of Santiago as well as a paradisus, an atrium with a fountain that extended across its north facade, according to Serafin Moralejo explicit references to Saint Peter's in Rome.
Los elementos religiosos mas claros, acaban siendo la particular relacion del creyente con un Dios paternal, ante el que el fiel debe luchar por su propia salvacion (y de ahi el valor inmediato del martirio fente a la confessio por vida).