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master

(1) Employer-employee law is sometimes called master-servant law.(2) A person appointed by a court to perform a specific function, such as to sell real estate that is in dispute or to assist with evidentiary issues or other duties. (The practice is rare in federal court, but very common in some state courts.)

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Students can also listen to devotional songs and lectures by spiritual masters.
It's not every day one gets to hear an unusual and unique spiritual master who can hold the attention and interest of his congregation long past his spoken words.
EARLY CHRISTIAN MYSTICS: THE DIVINE VISION OF THE SPIRITUAL MASTERS
If there is a place in Thomist spirituality for the counsel of a spiritual master, there is not to be found there in any comparable way the role of a director of conscience who will have a determining place in other spiritualities" (511).
s valuable and successful attempt to represent Aquinas in a refreshing and original manner as one of the Christian tradition's great spiritual masters.
No less a Catholic spiritual master than Thomas Merton recognized the Shakers as brothers and sisters in the life of Christ.
During his journey Nathaniel meets Surya, a spiritual master, who teaches him extraordinary lessons and profound knowledge.
During his journey Nathaniel meets Surya, a spiritual master who teaches him extraordinary lessons and profound knowledge.
Ananda follows the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, the great spiritual master who brought yoga and meditation to America in 1920.
An answer can be found in the parable of the Buddhist spiritual master who went to the village square everyday.
Pierce does not present himself as a spiritual master.