Sacrament vs Sacramentality - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between sacrament and sacramentality

is that sacrament is (islam) the rites in the five pillars of islam while sacramentality is a sacramental nature, character or quality.

sacrament

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (Islam) The rites in the five pillars of Islam.
  • * 1978 , Kenneth Cragg, Islam and the Muslim , page 62
  • * 1992 , Jeffrey J. Coonjohn, Stories from the front, Page 62
  • (Christianity) A sacred act or ceremony in Christianity. In Roman Catholic theology, a sacrament is defined as "an outward sign instituted by Christ to give grace."
  • The pledge or token of an oath or solemn covenant; a sacred thing; a mystery.
  • * Jeremy Taylor
  • God sometimes sent a light of fire, and pillar of a cloud and the sacrament of a rainbow, to guide his people through their portion of sorrows.
  • The oath of allegiance taken by soldiers in Ancient Rome; hence, a sacred ceremony used to impress an obligation; a solemn oath-taking; an oath.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I'll take the sacrament on 't.

    See also

    * The Roman Catholic and Eastern churches list seven sacraments: *
  • baptism
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  • confirmation
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  • communion, Mass, or Eucharist
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  • penance
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  • extreme unction
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  • holy orders, or ordination
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  • matrimony
  • * The Protestant churches list two sacraments: *
  • baptism
  • *
  • Lord's Supper
  • * anointing of the sick * Extreme Unction * eucharist * Eucharistic liturgy * Holy Eucharist * Holy Sacrament * last rites * Liturgy * Lord's Supper * sacrament of the Eucharist * (wikipedia "sacrament") ----

    sacramentality

    English

    Noun

    (sacramentalities)
  • a sacramental nature, character or quality