Lectionary

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lectionary (Eccl) A book, or a list, of lections, for reading in divine service.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lectionary A book for use in religious worship, containing portions of Scripture to be read for particular days: same as epistolary.
    • n lectionary A table of lessons or portions of Scripture for particular days.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Lectionary a book for use in worship, containing lessons for particular days
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. lectionarium, lectionarius, : cf. F. lectionnaire,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. lection-emlegĕre, lectum, to read.

Usage

In literature:

Properly handled, an adequate study of the Lectionaries of the ancient Church would become the labour of a life.
"The Causes of the Corruption of the Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels" by John Burgon
But strange to say, this 17th chapter of Ezekiel, they have left out both of the Old and New Lectionary.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild
Revised and altered to accord with the New Lectionary.
"A Classified Catalogue of Selected Works Published by George Bell and Sons" by Anonymous
The passage before us forms the main part of the Second Lesson for the evening of Christmas Day in both the old and the new lectionaries.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Pastoral Epistles" by Alfred Plummer
LECTIONARY, OF THE USE OF PARIS.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
A pocket lectionary was made in 1265 for the use of Eleanor de Montfort, Countess of Leicester, and sister of Henry III.
"Prices of Books" by Henry B. Wheatley
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In news:

For more commentary on this week's readings, see the Reflections on the Lectionary page, which includes Neumark's current Living by the Word column as well as past magazine and blog content.
For more commentary on this week's readings, see the Reflections on the Lectionary page, which includes Canipe's current Living by the Word column as well as past magazine and blog content.
For more commentary on this week's readings, see the Reflections on the Lectionary page, which includes Reed's current Living by the Word column as well as past magazine and blog content.
Booby Traps in the Lectionary .
For more commentary on this week's readings, see the Reflections on the Lectionary page, which includes the current Living by the Word column as well as past magazine and blog content.
For more commentary on this week's readings, see the Reflections on the Lectionary page, which includes Dragseth's current Living by the Word column as well as past magazine and blog content.
For more commentary on this week's readings, see the Reflections on the Lectionary page, which includes Sawyer's current Living by the Word column as well as past magazine and blog content.
Booby Traps in the Lectionary.
For more commentary on this week's readings, see the Reflections on the Lectionary page, which includes Copeland's current Living by the Word column as well as past magazine and blog content.
For more commentary on this week's readings, see the Reflections on the Lectionary page, which includes Fowl 's current Living by the Word column as well as past magazine and blog content.
For more commentary on this week's readings, see the Reflections on the Lectionary page, which includes West's current Living by the Word column as well as past magazine and blog content.
This week we have a bonus lectionary post, which is cross-posted at Journey With Jesus.
For more commentary on this week's readings, see the Reflections on the Lectionary page, which includes Fowl's current Living by the Word column as well as past magazine and blog content.
Sometimes preaching in a lectionary church is like being Philip in Acts 8—the Spirit plucks us up and drops us where ever she darn well pleases.
For more commentary on this week's readings, see the Reflections on the Lectionary page, which includes Enniss's current Living by the Word column as well as past magazine and blog content.
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