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  • While the latter developed their great picture of Israel the mediatorial nation, the systematic and priestly mind of Ezekiel had shaped a more material conception of the religious vocation of Israel in that picture of the new theocracy where the temple and its ritual occupy the largest place, with a sanctity which is set in express contrast to the older conception of the holiness of the city of Jerusalem (cf.
  • The Papal States were ruled by a unique system of theocracy, for not only the head of the state but all the more important officials were ecclesiastics, assisted by the Inquisition, the Index and all the paraphernalia of medieval church government.
  • This bizarre spectacle seems to confirm that America is becoming a military theocracy - again, a truly Medieval concept.
  • This, and the death sentance from the Iranian theocracy was not condemned by any prominent moslem spokespersons.
  • This bizarre spectacle seems to confirm that America is becoming a military theocracy - again, a truly Medieval concept.

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