Definition of Remission of sin

1. Noun. The act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance.

Exact synonyms: Absolution, Remission, Remittal
Generic synonyms: Redemption, Salvation
Specialized synonyms: Indulgence
Group relationships: Penance
Derivative terms: Absolve



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Literary usage of Remission of sin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"remission of sin is also granted to all who suffer martyrdom for Christ. Sins committed after Baptism are remitted by the Sacrament of Penance (qv), ..."

2. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1829)
"When it is said, that he preached repentance for the remission of sin, saying that they should believe on Christ, it cannot be supposed but that his saying, ..."

3. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1830)
"... the remission of sin, saying that they should believe on Christ, it cannot be supposed but that his saying, that they should believe on Christ, ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Contrition takes away all stain of guilt, while attrition prepares the way for the real remission of sin in the sacrament. Theologians had recognized the ..."

5. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, Sereno Edwards Dwight (1829)
"When it is said, that he preached repentance for the remission of sin, saying that they should believe on Christ, it cannot be supposed but that his saying, ..."

6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Rationalism, with its hard morality, lost all understanding of the remission of sin and thus of redemption. Kant's deeper moral conception came near ..."

7. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1845)
"451 :—remission of sin and salvation, in Scripture the same thing. ibid. 453:—its punishment, death and misery, iii. 452:—its discharge, the discharge ..."

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