updated and amended this a little
I was just reading an article on the subject on Donatism: ahereticalcultinN.Africaduringthe4ththrough7thcenturiesthatemphasizedhighmoralityandrebaptismasnecessaryforchurch membershipandconsideredinvalidasacramentcelebratedbyanimmoralpriest. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ .
Actually I have been thinking about it for a few days. Not so much on the extreme form defined here, but more on how we often try to present ourselves as a church and as individual Christians. Naturally there is an expectation that as Christians we will set ourselves apart and live by different standards to others. Not because we are better or holier than thou but because the bibles tells us we should.
Rom_12:1 Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship…
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