Translation of confessional in Spanish:

confessional

con revelaciones íntimas, adj.

Pronunciation: /kənˈfɛʃ(ə)n(ə)l//kənˈfɛʃ(ə)n(ə)l/

adjective

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    (intimate)
    (writing) con revelaciones íntimas
    • The reaction to our contemporary confessional culture has altered the meaning of free speech and privacy.
    • Like its multi-platinum predecessor, it's full of yearning tunes and poignant, confessional lyrics that foster an intense and highly personal sense of identification between the band and its fans.
    • Anyhow, it's not a surprise that so many of the examples of this kind are in confessional writing about relationship problems.
    • OK I was just responded to by someone who listened to my stuff, cutting my confessional train of thought off.
    • In fact, both are closer to the warts-and-all confessional psychodramas of reality TV.
    • And the evidence of that confession, or confessional statement, was admitted without objection?
    • By confusing the public and the private, today's confessional culture undermines the idea of the ‘public interest’.
    • With jangly guitars, electronic touches, melancholic melodies, and confessional lyrics, this album is a must have for any indie-pop enthusiast.
    • One senses they'd rather have a confessional book.
    • I have used the confessional voice in both poetry and prose myself, not because I couldn't contain my urge to express myself, but because I thought that it might well be the best technique for a certain piece.
    • This is not necessarily a criticism: refusing to provide much context for their narratives, these songs are guardedly confessional, eager to elicit emotions but hesitant to reveal too much.
    • Jason coincidentally put up a post about pre-web writings on the same day I stumbled upon a confessional diary of my teenage years.
    • ‘The tradition of secrecy that exists there is conducive to the confessional aspect of singing and writing songs,’ he says.
    • Matters get decidedly steamy and a tad too confessional, though the lyrical twists reveal depth and vulnerability alongside the braggadocio.
    • In a series of confessional encounters with his Dublin therapist, Ian, he reveals the hoarded guilt that rationally explains an irrational phenomenon.
    • However, in a drunk, confessional moment, she reveals her desire to ‘know why my grandparents were kicked off that island’.
    • While I'm in a confessional mood, I might as well admit that the technique of salting hashes for increased security in storing passwords had passed me by until recently, too.
    • The project (not so much a blog, don't worry) is an ongoing compilation of anonymous, mailed-in confessional postcards prettied up with thematic drawings or collages.
    • Instead it was a solid, sensible, stately speech, at times confessional, highly personal.
    • It edges you away from the tendency towards melodrama that you occasionally get in confessional verse.
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    Religion
    confesional
    • He rejected confessional Christianity and allowed religious toleration in his kingdom.
    • However, I would no longer go in a confessional booth and say sorry to some superior being for my mistakes, instead, I learn from them, I could never be sorry for my life experiences.
    • Church leaders should not use the protection they enjoy from being forced to reveal the confessional conversations they have with parishioners to shield priests accused of child abuse.
    • I cried, the shock hurling my voice aloud, out of the confessional whisper.
    • Perhaps she might even blurt it out in a confessional whisper.
    • It is not a confessional religious statement about the nature of God; rather, only the view of the writer/community is presented.
    • In the minds of the Enlightenment thinkers, confessional religion, unless checked by law or by free competition, led inevitably to tyranny and persecution.
    • But I did not know until later that our Baptist forefathers had found that wonderful document to be a helpful guide in formulating our early confessional statements.
    • Christian doctrine identifies the rules by which Christians use confessional language to define the social world that they indwell.
    • With regard to Baptists becoming teachers in public schools and confessional religious instruction, the situation in Finland has been much the same as in the other Nordic countries.
    • The decree on revelation, moreover, underscored the mystery of our encounter with the divine and hence the inadequacy of all our confessional statements about it.
    • He was an unashamed confessional Calvinist in an age of doctrinal indifferentism.
    • Religion, especially confessional Christianity, has always concerned itself with authority and certainty.
    • Did he mean he would violate the confessional seal?
    • They spoke in a confessional whisper.
    • God is not revealed in words and confessional statements, but as presence.
    • Perhaps the textual orientation of cyberspace will reinvigorate the literate modes of Calvinism and other confessional groups.
    • Institutionally, the field is not best described in the ways better suited to a previous period, using the categories of confessional theology and neutral religious studies.
    • With great scholarly skill, he shows how centuries-old Orthodox religious philosophy and rituals resembled the penitent, confessional modes employed in the Soviet era.
    • American confessional Protestantism lacks the strength, influence, and productivity to carry this much weight, and it has been so lacking for a long time.
    • Usually once the ‘penitent’, that is, the person going to confession, closes the confessional door, he or she kneels down on a kneeler, or in the case of someone who is elderly or has another reason for doing so, he or she sits down.
    • They started with an a priori assumption that their particular confessional stance descended from the original expression of the Christian faith in the first century.
    • The confessional language is stunning in its clarity: ‘I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me.’
    • The role of confessional statements in the search for unity and the effect of participation in the Eucharist to establish the fellowship of believers with each other and Jesus Christ are seen as forging an inner link.
    • It becomes an open diary or confessional booth, where inward thoughts are publicly aired.
    • Curiously, his weakest section is the book's centerpiece chapter on the phenomenon of confessional Protestantism.
    • When theological professors and pastors abandon the biblical and confessional doctrine of justification, they sacrifice the gospel and the souls of men.
    • In the field of confessional theology there have been developments that allow greater receptivity to new ideas.
    • Every denomination has its theological articles and books of theology, its liturgies and confessional statements.
    • A severe looking priest up front was speaking very softly, only slightly louder than a confessional whisper.

noun

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    confesionario masculine
    confesonario masculine