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The Main Political Function of the Clergy

Folks, when they think of the political functions of the clergy,  like to think of the clergy as the moral guardians of society.  Yet, historically, that  has not been the main such function of the clergy.  Rather, their main political function has been to help legitimatize the powers that be.


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