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confessionalism

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confessionalism

  1. a belief in the importance of full and unambiguous assent to the whole of a religious teaching.
  2. a style of American poetry that drew on the personal history of the poet
  3. (in Lebanon) a system of government that proportionally distributes political and institutional power among religious and ethnic communities.
    Lebanon's confessional system has both helped preserve a modicum of inter-communal stability and contributed to the breakdown of state and society from 1975 to 1990.

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