meaning of APOSTACY

APOSTACY meaning in Law Dictionary

In English law. The sum total renunciation of Christianity, by adopting either a false faith or no faith at all. This offense can just only occur in such as have when professed the Christian faith. 4 Bl. Comm. 43; 4 Steph. Comm. 231.

Sentence Examples with the word APOSTACY

And so the Messianic imposture ended in the apostacy of Sabbatai.

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