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Franciscanum. Revista de las Ciencias del Espíritu

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VEGA RINCON, Jhon Janer. The suit does not make the man. Semiotic historical reflections on the traditionalist priestly ethics. Franciscanum [online]. 2016, vol.58, n.165, pp.303-338. ISSN 0120-1468.

The article reflects on the priestly ethos implementing a semiotic analysis of discourse and exploring in depth the Actas y Decretos del primer Concilio Provincial Neogranadino 1868, in its provisions concerning the life and honesty of the clergy, particularly as regards the external appearance the priest. It focuses on aspects such as the ecclesiastical tonsure and habit, examining the relationship between the sensible forms and their ideological content. To understand its historical sense analytical findings, interpretations proposes a line-length, in dialogue with the early days of Christianity, the provisions of the Council of Trent and suffered break the regime of visibility to the realization of Vatican II in the twentieth century. It raises thus the proposed traditionalist Catholicism, founded a clerical regime visual rhetoric in which the expressive elements are placed as symbols of transcendent values, thus expressing certain ethical model for the priest, where the external appearance plays a fundamental role.

Palavras-chave : Semiotics; catholicism; ethics; cleric; Colombia.

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