Sentences with 'patriarchs'

Example sentences and phrases with the word patriarchs and other words derived from it.

« Abraham had a son, Isaac, and Isaac had a son, Jacob, known collectively as the patriarchs in the Hebrew Bible. »
« After the iconoclasm, the leaders of the orthodox church, the patriarchs of Constantinople, claimed that innovations in Christian theology or practice were heresies. This attitude extended to secular learning as well - it was acceptable to study classical literature and even philosophy, but new forms of philosophy and academic innovation were considered dangerous. »
« The antebellum South was an especially male-dominated society. Much more than in the North, Southern men, especially wealthy planters, were patriarchs and rulers of their own household. » - 1998 - 2022