Sentence Examples


  • Secular state education and the "conscience clause" were anathema to him.
  • What he calls heresy, under the sanction of excommunication or that more formal excommunication known as anathema, is heresy.
  • In the hurry of first terror, the church struck Aristotle with the anathema launched against innovations in philosophy.
  • For excommunication differs from anathema: anathema which ought to be very rarely, or never, resorted to, in precluding all pardon, execrates a person, and devotes him to eternal perdition: whereas excommunication rather censures and punishes his conduct.
  • In 1656 the synod anathematized the adherents of the old forms, and the anathema was confirmed by those of 1666 and 1667.