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What are some of the job professions of the Parson?

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Posted November 3, 2007 at 11:46 PM via web

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What are some of the job professions of the Parson?

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teacherscribe | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Associate Educator

Posted November 4, 2007 at 12:42 AM (Answer #1)

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He is a pastor, which entails many things - living in poverty, ministering to his congregation, leading a Godly life (abstaining from alcohol, indulgences (like selling fake holy relics or accepting money for forgiveness of sins and so on like some of the other 'holy' characters in the story, like the Friar and the Pardoner), he preaches the Gospel and attempts to live by it.  He is the most pious among the pilgrims.

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