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English translation: revolutionary cult service

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Dutch term or phrase:eredienst
English translation:revolutionary cult service
Entered by: Cynthia Brals-Rud
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07:48 Jun 6, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: eredienst
Necesito saber si se le llama culto revolucionario francés "templo de la Razón"

"...werd deze kerk uitgekozen voor de Franse revolutionaire eredienst onder de naam van "Temple de la Raison" "


Gracias!
BridgeVB
revolutionary cult service
Explanation:
The new secular religion was named "Cult of Reason".

See:

Then the Department and the Commune assembled at the bar of the Convention, where Chaumette declared, in their name, that the people wanted no other priests or gods than those which nature offers us: 'We, their magistrates, have gathered from their lips this expression of their wish, and we bring it to you from the Temple of Reason' and he asked that henceforth Notre-Dame should be known as the Temple of Reason. A decree to this effect was immediately passed. . . .
"The Worship of Reason was nearly everywhere deistic and not materialistic or atheistic." [In Deism, nature is worshiped. It was atheistic in the sense of replacing the creator of nature with nature itself as the object of worship. The deism developed from the atheism.](Aulard, Ibid, pp. 106, 107, 111)

Dechristianization (quotation begins)
"A dechristianization of France started in 1793 . . . first with the Cult of Reason, then with that of the Supreme Being. [The foremost aim was] To defend the country and the Revolution . . . against the priests, who showed themselves hostile

http://www.hoofprint.com/revelation/r-seg11-12/r11f-Fr-rev.h...

HTH
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Davorka Grgic
Local time: 10:58
Grading comment
Well...I hit the wrong button...I thought I'd asked NL>SP..that's why I started in Spanish. Sorry, guys... and many thanks for replying in such great ways!
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Summary of answers provided
narevolutionary cult service
Davorka Grgic
naserviceTitia Dijkstra
na. . . the French revolutionaries' secular service of worship . . .Margriet Lacy
nasecular liturgyBrian Doyle
naworship / service
Marijke Mayer


  

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41 mins
worship / service


Explanation:
so states my trusty VanDale However, the text suggests it concerns a contemporary honor service, but couldn't find anything else in an internet search.
Grz. Marijke


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Marijke Mayer
Netherlands
Local time: 10:58
Native speaker of: Dutch
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59 mins
secular liturgy


Explanation:
The Temple of Reason substituted the religious function of the church in question with a secular service. The word 'liturgy' can be applied to both religious and secular services although it most fittingly applies to the Roman Catholic rituals.

Brian Doyle
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2 hrs
. . . the French revolutionaries' secular service of worship . . .


Explanation:
I would emphasize first of all the secular aspect, but also the notion of worship

Margriet Lacy
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
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3 hrs
service


Explanation:
eredienst - is the normal Dutch word for a Sunday morning church service

celebration service is also a possibility (I am a committed Christian and I go to an English language church in Amsterdam which uses this word for an evening service) - but this stresses "ere" more than would normally be appropriate


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Titia Dijkstra
Local time: 10:58
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
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5 hrs
revolutionary cult service


Explanation:
The new secular religion was named "Cult of Reason".

See:

Then the Department and the Commune assembled at the bar of the Convention, where Chaumette declared, in their name, that the people wanted no other priests or gods than those which nature offers us: 'We, their magistrates, have gathered from their lips this expression of their wish, and we bring it to you from the Temple of Reason' and he asked that henceforth Notre-Dame should be known as the Temple of Reason. A decree to this effect was immediately passed. . . .
"The Worship of Reason was nearly everywhere deistic and not materialistic or atheistic." [In Deism, nature is worshiped. It was atheistic in the sense of replacing the creator of nature with nature itself as the object of worship. The deism developed from the atheism.](Aulard, Ibid, pp. 106, 107, 111)

Dechristianization (quotation begins)
"A dechristianization of France started in 1793 . . . first with the Cult of Reason, then with that of the Supreme Being. [The foremost aim was] To defend the country and the Revolution . . . against the priests, who showed themselves hostile

http://www.hoofprint.com/revelation/r-seg11-12/r11f-Fr-rev.h...

HTH


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Davorka Grgic
Local time: 10:58
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 254
Grading comment
Well...I hit the wrong button...I thought I'd asked NL>SP..that's why I started in Spanish. Sorry, guys... and many thanks for replying in such great ways!
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