Doctor of Divinity

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Noun1.Doctor of Divinity - a doctor's degree in religion
doctorate, doctor's degree - one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
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"O yes--'tis whispered; a young lady of his own rank, chosen by his family; a Doctor of Divinity's daughter near his father's parish of Emminster; he don't much care for her, they say.
Simon, Doctor of Divinity and professor in the Randolph-Macon Methodist College of Virginia, wrote: "Extracts from Holy Writ unequivocally assert the right of property in slaves, together with the usual incidents to that right.
No one seems to like the offer, and the umpire is just coming down, when a queer old hat, something like a doctor of divinity's shovel, is chucked on to the stage and an elderly, quiet man steps out, who has been watching the play, saying he should like to cross a stick wi' the prodigalish young chap.
I remember the indignation of an eloquent Methodist at the kind admonitions of a Doctor of Divinity,--'My friend, a man can neither be praised nor insulted.' But forgive the counsels; they are very natural.
She was thinking of her evening dresses for the visit to Sir Godwin Lydgate's, which she had long been secretly hoping for as a delightful employment of at least one quarter of the honeymoon, even if she deferred her introduction to the uncle who was a doctor of divinity (also a pleasing though sober kind of rank, when sustained by blood).
The Honorary Doctor of Divinity (Hon.D.D.) is awarded to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the intellectual and social development of African world community religion, philosophy, and spirituality (the degree was been awarded to five people since the founding of the seminary).
Honorary degree: Doctor of Divinity (honoris causa) to the Right Rev.
What prompts me to write about Schori now is the recent announcement that she will receive an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Oxford University.
He also served on several Colchester town committees while in Vermont.He received his Master of Divinity Degree in 1967 from Boston University and his Doctor of Divinity degree from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in 1986.
The Lord Of The Rings star also posted a picture of himself holding his Doctor of Divinity certificate and a black t-shirt which says Minister on his Facebook page.
He does not stop there, however, but also includes plants named after apothecaries, a few medicinal gods, at least one doctor of divinity, a failed medical student, two kings with medical interests, botanists with strong medical links, and the gardener Joseph Dieffenbach.
In recognition of his work, Lloyd received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Presbyterian College, Montreal, in May 1999.

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