Sentence Examples with the word self-immolation

Such are the Philippovsti, founded by one Philip (who burned himself alive for Christ's sake in 1 743), who have exalted self-immolation into a principle; the Stranniki (pilgrims) and Byeguni (runners), who interpret Matt.

There had already been other schisms on such questions as the right way to swing a censer and the legality of self-immolation for the Lord's sake.