Definition of Lapsers
1. lapser [n] - See also: lapser
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lapsers
Literary usage of Lapsers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: Or, The Antiquities of the Christian Church, and by Joseph Bingham, Richard Bingham (1840)
"... or when it was otherwise found more for the benefit of the Church to restore lapsers to their honours, than to degrade and remove them wholly from them ..."
2. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: The Antiquities of the Christian Church. With Two by Joseph Bingham (1856)
"For I have noted before, that both lapsers, and heretics, and schismatics, were sometimes more favourably treated, when the church thought she might find ..."
3. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"The manner of dealing with such lapsers in the Western church is laid down by pope Siricius (A/;, ... 3, on lapsers into idolatry. In the East the Cone. ..."
4. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"... the church was refuse".! to a relapsing penit The manner of dealing with such lapsers in Ú Western church is laid down by ..."
5. The Works of the Rev. Joseph Bingham by Joseph Bingham (1855)
"discipline of the Church was not so strict, or when it was otherwise found more for the benefit of the Church to restore lapsers to their honours, ..."