churchmanship


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church·man

 (chûrch′mən)
n.
1. A man who is a cleric.
2. A man who is a member of a church.

church′man·ly adj.
church′man·ship′ n.
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Protestantism sat at ease, unmindful of schisms, careless of proselytism: Dissent was an inheritance along with a superior pew and a business connection; and Churchmanship only wondered contemptuously at Dissent as a foolish habit that clung greatly to families in the grocery and chandlering lines, though not incompatible with prosperous wholesale dealing.
Not quite: but for those interested in the intermittently symbiotic relationship between churchmanship and aesthetics (and vice versa) these essays are fascinating reading.
Stanford University Press, 1960); Peter Nockles, The Oxford Movement in Context: Anglican High Churchmanship, 1760-1857 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994);James Pereiro, 'Ethos' and the Oxford Movement: At the Heart of Tractarianism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008); Turner, John Henry Newman.
Muir stood apart from the mainstream of Enlightenment, a representative rather of Auld Licht tendencies in eighteenth-century Scottish churchmanship and university politics.
Among his topics are rewriting the historiography of the high church revival, outside influences: continental church tourism, high churchmanship and French Catholics, ecclesiological and contested identities: the parting of ways, and modern destinies: the revival into the 20th century.
Chapter 6 examines the large-scale choral music, focusing especially on the sophisticated librettos of the oratorios The Prodigal Son and The Light of the World (compiled by Sullivan himself, possibly with the assistance of George Grove) as evidence of his biblical learning and broad churchmanship.
Each week, some 35 boys, ages five to 14, proudly don blue shirts with white heraldic logos and gamer at the seaside church in Lunenburg County for activities encompassing sports, pet care, the environment, first aid, boating skills, canoemanship and churchmanship.
He wanted me to arm myself with knowledge and wisdom for effective and efficient churchmanship.
However, some of those who only experienced on the job training spoke about what they think they may have missed by not going to seminary--"the churchmanship and the academic part of it that I feel one benefits" (Clergywoman Six).
While considering himself primarily as a teacher (first at Samford University, then, for most of his career, at Auburn University), over the decades Flynt has remained devoted to Baptist churchmanship (faithfully teaching a Sunday School class), public speaking from within a Christian worldview, and challenging political systems that oppress the less fortunate.
Passavant adopted Fliedner s motherhouse model, while also practicing churchmanship that was not consistent with Loehe's understanding of confessional Lutheranism.
The concluding chapter on settlers' spirituality illuminates currents of high and low churchmanship and the deep appreciation many settlers had for the veld as their cathedral in the bush.