Sentence Examples


  • He had been placed in the center of a controversy he couldn't resolve.
  • The New Testament reflects a controversy.
  • The controversy that ensued made a split in the nonjuring communion.
  • This treaty, made possible by concessions on either side, settled the investiture controversy, and was confirmed by the Lateran council of March 1123.
  • Among his later writings, besides numerous pamphlets on what was known as "the Apocrypha controversy," are a treatise On the Inspiration of Scripture (1828), which has passed through many editions, and a later Exposition of the Epistle to the Romans (1835), which has been frequently reprinted, and has been translated into French and German.