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pulpit in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpulpitpul‧pit /ˈpʊlpɪt/ noun [countable usually singular] 🔊 🔊 RRCa raised structure inside a church that a priest or minister stands on when they speak to the peoplein/from the pulpit 🔊 Rev. Dawson addressed the congregation from the pulpit.
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pulpitThe after legs of the bow pulpit were secured by a single bolt each - we hope that this will be remedied.The problem was that giving a woman his pulpit might be interpreted as taunting the archdiocese.Frequently he slid out from behind the pulpit and sauntered along the aisle as he spoke.There were already rumors that the new astronomy was incompatible with Scripture, and he had already been denounced from the pulpit.The minister watched from the pulpit.The chaplain went white as snow and fainted straight out of the pulpit.And looking tense and grim-faced, he walked slowly to the pulpit and read a statement from a small piece of paper.The pulpit was decked with the national colors.in/from the pulpitBarred from the pulpit, they preached in the streets.One present, possibly Colombe, had apparently asked that Galileo's opinions be condemned from the pulpit.This time James instructed the bishops to order all their clergy to read the Declaration from the pulpit on two successive Sundays.There were already rumors that the new astronomy was incompatible with Scripture, and he had already been denounced from the pulpit.Announcements can be made from the pulpit about area shelters or support groups for abusers and victims.The outcry from the pulpits and from religious broadcasters should be heard throughout the world.The minister watched from the pulpit.This went deeper than anything they could tell you from the pulpit.