churchism

churchism

(ˈtʃɜːtʃɪzəm)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) adherence to the principles of an established church

churchism

belief in a church or religious system.
See also: Religion
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Sanders' description of Investigative Poetics--his hybrid of the historical and documentary poem--characterizes this mode of writing as a critical form of oppositional poetics: "Investigative poesy is freed from capitalism, churchism, and other totalitarianisms [...] in order to describe every aspect (no more secret governments!) of the historical present, while aiding the future, even placing bard-babble once again into a role as shaper of the future" [emphasis Sanders] ("Investigative Poetics" 370).
In his essay "The Church in Missionary Thinking" (1952), he argued that WCC and its constituency should liberate itself from "churchism," from a one-sided understanding of koinonia as the (exclusive) relationship with "other" Christians and churches.
Presently, we could say that ecclesiocentrism, or "churchism," pervades Korean Protestantism.
While living in Brussels, probably in July 1842, Bronte wrote to her friend Ellen Nussey, "I consider Methodism, Quakerism & the extremes of high & low Churchism foolish but Roman Catholicism beats them all" (Smith 1: 289-90).
The field here is ripe for the harvest; this is the very hotbed of presbyterianism and free churchism, a blow can be struck here more effectually than in any other part of Ireland.
Rapid modernization, along with the priority of the government for economic development, have influenced the preference for what is big, (18) and encouraged local "churchism" in Korea, by which churches had to compete against one another to achieve a larger slice of the religious market share in an uncertain society.
the very hotbed of presbyterianism and free churchism," concluding that "a blow can be struck here more effectively than in any other part of Ireland." Free Church Presbyterians were certainly high on Douglass' list of desirable converts to the antislavery cause.
I worry that many of them will buy its distorted views of history because advocates like Wiley get these distortions into print, If Bush is elected, his supporters will view the victory as their mandate to bring back legislated churchism. With Bush making the three-plus Supreme Court appointments that loom ahead, much of the Court's previous First Amendment work could be destroyed.
Even in the prime of Eliot's influence, many readers needed to overlook his Christianity: most who admired his aesthetic achievements and theories had no desire to indulge his monarchical politics and his hyper-old-fashioned High Churchism. A habit of sidestepping his Christianity makes it all the easier to read the less explicitly Christian early poetry, ignoring any hints of spiritual intent.
One might as well object to the neo-high churchism that pervaded the New Criticism in its heyday.
Horsley's High Churchism led him to hold the Roman Church a true branch of the Catholic Church and he attempted to understand its |corruptions' with sympathy.
Over against this general tendency, Hoekendijk developed his basic suspicion of "churchism." Can a development of mission into church really be considered a maturing?