Episcopalianism

  • 81episcopacy — I n 1.Eccles. government by bishops; Episcopalianism. 2.(all of a bishop) incumbency, office, episcopate, bishopric, archbishopric, prelacy; canonry, prebendary. 3. bishops collectively, body of bishops II (def.2). 2. diocese, see, bishopric,… …

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  • 82priesthood — n 1. prelacy, episcopacy; clericality, clericalism, episcopalianism, sacerdotalism, ultramon tanism; vocation, call, calling, sacred calling, holy orders. 2. the clergy, the ministry, the cloth, the pulpit, the desk …

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  • 83episcopalian — /əpɪskəˈpeɪliən/ (say uhpiskuh payleeuhn) adjective 1. relating or adhering to the episcopal form of church government. –noun 2. an adherent of the episcopal system of church government. –episcopalianism, noun …

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  • 84Episcopalian — /əpɪskəˈpeɪliən/ (say uhpiskuh payleeuhn) adjective 1. relating or adhering to an Anglican Church such as the Episcopal Church in the US. –noun 2. a member of an Episcopal Church. –Episcopalianism, noun …

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  • 85episcopise — [c]/əˈpɪskəpaɪz/ (say uh piskuhpuyz) verb (episcopised, episcopising) –verb (t) 1. to make a bishop of. 2. to convert to Episcopalianism. –verb (i) 3. to act as a bishop. Also, episcopize …

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  • 86episcopalian — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of or advocating government of a Church by bishops. 2) of or belonging to an episcopal Church. ► NOUN 1) an advocate of government of a Church by bishops. 2) (Episcopalian) a member of the Episcopal Church. DERIVATIVES …

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  • 87Episcopalian — [ē pis΄kə pāl′yən, ipis΄kə pāl′yən] adj. [ EPISCOPAL + IAN] 1. [e ] of church government by bishops 2. Episcopal: see EPISCOPAL (sense 2) n. 1. [e ] any member of an episcopal church or a person believing in episcopal government ☆ 2 …

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  • 88Episcopalian — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or advocating government of a Church by bishops. 2 of or belonging to an episcopal Church or (Episcopalian) the Episcopal Church. n. 1 an adherent of episcopacy. 2 (Episcopalian) a member of the Episcopal Church. Derivatives:… …

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  • 89theological doctrine — noun the doctrine of a religious group • Hypernyms: ↑doctrine, ↑philosophy, ↑philosophical system, ↑school of thought, ↑ism • Hyponyms: ↑theanthropism, ↑predestination, ↑ …

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  • 90REFORM JUDAISM — REFORM JUDAISM, first of the modern interpretations of Judaism to emerge in response to the changed political and cultural conditions brought about by the emancipation . The Reform movement was a bold historical response to the dramatic events of …

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