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1. View and practice that assigns to sacraments a higher inherent saving power than the Word. 2. Belief that sacraments are inherently efficacious and necessary to salvation and can bestow grace on the soul. 3. Belief that nature and life have spiritual meaning and are symbols of the divine.

See also Sacramentarian.

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