At Modin, Mattathias, an aged priest, not only refused to offer the first sacrifice, but slew an apostate Jew who was about to step into the breach.
In 1110 an apostate monk in Zeeland, Tanchelm, carried their views still farther, and asserted that the sacraments were only valid through the merits and sanctity of the ministers.
Accordingly he was received into the church by one Berry, himself an apostate, and entered the Jesuit College of Valladolid as Brother Ambrose.
About this time, according to N6ldeke, an anonymous Edessene wrote the Romance of Julian the Apostate, which so many Arab writers use as a history.
As soon as Lacey left her childhood home, she became an apostate.
When Kristin challenged the church's core beliefs, they began to see her as an apostate.
Philip became an apostate after his wife died of cancer.
After transferring to a new church, Anne's previous church viewed her as an apostate.
I can't believe Drew would talk in such an apostate manner; I don't know what he believes anymore.
Linda's apostate actions have caused the group to question her motives.
After observing much hypocritical behavior at her church, Laura become apostate.
Here corporal as well as spiritual punishment was endured; it was inflicted on apostate Jews or the wicked generally; the righteous witnessed its initial stages but not its final form.
At Tubingen the future "apostate in three languages" was able to begin the study of Hebrew.
Two incidents illustrate the spirit of judgment with which He approached the splendid but apostate city.