Episcopalianism


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Episcopalianism

1. the Protestant Episcopal Church of the Anglican communion.
2. adherence to the policy and practice of the Episcopal Church. — Episcopalian, n., adj. — Episcopal, adj.
See also: Protestantism
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Noun1.Episcopalianism - the theological doctrine of church government by bishops
theological doctrine - the doctrine of a religious group
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An article on the struggle within contemporary Episcopalianism in the Albany Times Union, written by Amy Biancolli in September 2018, states:
As the nineteenth century progressed, the question of conversion was increasingly shaped by the blurry boundaries between radical Reform Judaism and liberal Christianity, especially Episcopalianism and Unitarianism.
Maybe someday I will discover some terrible inconsistency between libertarianism and progressive Episcopalianism. If so, I will have to abandon one of them.
For both Washington and Marshall, low church Episcopalianism was to some degree an influence: the Book of Common Prayer, with its rhythms of contrition and repentance, thanksgiving and renewal; and the Anglican tradition's marked emphasis on the conscience and the will, stressing gradual growth in moral excellence, including the virtues of faith, humility, gratitude, courage, and perseverance.
The failure of early Episcopalianism to flourish beyond the coast, while Methodism was spreading there like wildfire, may have had less to do with any natural affinity among migrants for Methodism than with Episcopal struggles to imagine and realize a missionary presence after the departure of the Anglican Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts.
Priests from other sects of Christianity, such as Lutheranism or Episcopalianism, where marriage has been allowed for clergy, have been accepted as Catholic priests with the permission of their wives.
Lutheranism, Presbyterianism, and Episcopalianism saw marked decreases
(9) Lest this reviewer thinks any of this is an over-statement, he reminds himself that one of his friends, a brilliant student from Bangladesh, has long been under a fatwa sentencing him to death for having converted from Islam to Episcopalianism, and of how two very likeable young business professors from Iran calmly told him over lunch that it is all right to kill a Baha'i on the street.
And after winning reelection in 2013, Grandinetti used her Facebook page to launch a harshly critical condemnation of the Roman Catholic Church because of its policies towards women and gays, and announce her conversion to Episcopalianism.
Episcopalianism and Congregationalism, which emphasize rule by a bishop or by the people), is more compatible with Chinese society, which emphasizes the father figure.
Somewhat breezily, he aligns himself with Stuart episcopalianism by defining Puritans quite simply as 'Protestants skard out of their witts' (38).
Indexing guides the reader to such significant aspects as girlfriends, Episcopalianism, fraternity membership, and studies at the University of Michigan.