Episcopalianism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Episcopalianism the theological doctrine of church government by bishops
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Episcopalianism The doctrine and usages of Episcopalians; episcopacy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n episcopalianism The system of episcopal church government; episcopacy.
    • n episcopalianism [capitalized] Adherence to or connection with the Episcopal Church; belief in Episcopal principles or doctrines.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Episcopalianism episcopalian government and doctrine
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. episcopatus—Gr. episkopos, an overseer.

Usage

In literature:

B. Grimaldi, M.A., two Episcopalian clergymen of England.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild
The Episcopalians are about establishing a college at Springfield.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
It seems they've sent the Methodist on down the line, and we'll have to wait for the Episcopalian.
"Hawtrey's Deputy" by Harold Bindloss
And all Alva's little friends were Episcopalians.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
He was an ardent Episcopalian and a vestryman in old Trinity Parish.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
Of all the Churches or sects in Scotland, probably the most remarkable is the Episcopalian.
"Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland" by Daniel Turner Holmes
It is mainly, however, from the Episcopalian tone of the article that we derive our evidence.
"Leading Articles on Various Subjects" by Hugh Miller
He loved hell and hard cider, and hated Episcopalians.
"'Charge It'" by Irving Bacheller
The fact is, Florence Nightingale is a devout Episcopalian.
"An Orkney Maid" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
But even he had refused equal liberty to Catholics and Episcopalians.
"Bunyan" by James Anthony Froude
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In poetry:

It is good to know, now that the bell strikes noon.
In this day's sun, the hedges are Episcopalian
As noon is marked by the twelve iron beats.
The rector moves ruminantly among the gravestones,
And the sound of a dead Europe hangs in the streets.
"The Bell From Europe" by Weldon Kees

In news:

Settles property dispute with Episcopalians.
The response of many Episcopalians to the proposed Anglican Covenant is based in part upon a historical reconstruction about the relationship of the Episcopal Church to the Church of England.
A long time coming, Anglican conservatives—we call them Episcopalians in the States—voted today for a mini-split from the Anglican Communion .
A long time back, I had observed Catholic and Episcopalian brewery blessings.
For years, Episcopalians have been deeply divided over homosexuality.
Over the past 30 years, the number of United Methodists, Evangelical Lutherans, Presbyterians, Episcopalians, and others fell by more than a third.
All are welcome at a memorial service at 4 pm Wednesday at St John's Episcopalian Church on the corner of Asp and Duffy.
All are welcome at a memorial service at 4 pm Wednesday, Nov 7, at St John's Episcopalian Church on the corner of Asp and Duffy.
Walter Cameron Righter fought in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II, but among Episcopalians he may be best known for his sojourn with the Court for the Trial of a Bishop.
Phil's dad is an Episcopalian priest ("The Rev" above) and has baptized all of his children and grandchildren.
Raised an Episcopalian, he became involved with an Orthodox church there and converted.
Episcopalians in Tallahassee are banding together following a Bishop 's call to escrow all funds for the national church.
South Carolina Episcopalians break away from US church.
Nov 3, 1966 Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, United States Residence: Ventnor, NJ Religion: Episcopalian Gender: Female.
Co-pastors conducted services at side-by-side altars _ one for Catholics , the other for Episcopalians.
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