ecclesiastic


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Synonyms for ecclesiastic

Synonyms for ecclesiastic

Synonyms for ecclesiastic

a clergyman or other person in religious orders

of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)

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The Ecclesiastic Insurance Group (EIG), which insurers 97 per cent of the 16,000 Anglican churches in the UK, said that two churches had been prosecuted by the authorities for health and safety breaches in the past two years and warned that churches are 'facing an increasing number of claims for personal injury sustained on their premises.
Many are listed buildings making the prospect of conversion fraught with difficulties and there would be all sorts of ecclesiastic obstacles to overcome regarding the change of use of a church building.
Having joined the new religion in the Danish town of Gyling, where the hub of the Universal Religion monasteries was, asked by his ecclesiastic heads, he went to the United States, Germany and Scandinavian countries helping to found ashrams locally.
In what field was the 12th century Welsh ecclesiastic Geoffrey of Monmouth renowned?
In mid-seventeenth century republics like the Netherlands and a constitutional commonwealth like England there was growing suspicion of ecclesiastic influence in civic life.
Mutual content with the treatment of the ethnic minorities in both countries was also voiced and the position that the ecclesiastic affairs and open issues between the churches of Macedonia and Serbia should further be regulated was reiterated.
For Nadler, we "are the heirs of Spinoza" insofar as "we are committed to the ideal of a secular society free of ecclesiastic influence and governed by toleration, liberty, and a conception of civic virtue.
To the extent that we are committed to the ideal of a secular society free of ecclesiastic influence and governed by toleration, liberty, and a conception of civic virtue," writes Nadler, "we are the heirs of Spinoza's scandalous treatise.
1) to outline the main understandings of "individual liberty", "theory of citizenship", "constitutional theories of ecclesiastic institutions", "religious market", and "religious market" developed over the last twenty years;
The MBA is just the first course [that] the centre's new Institute for Ecclesiastic Studies will offer, mainly in the humanities and theology, for example psychology, in conjunction with foreign universities and Cuban professors," he says.
The portrait's painter, Anton Legasov (1798-1865), went to Beijing in 1830 as a member of the 11th Russian Ecclesiastic Mission.
It's an ecclesiastic position and a political position as well, and the political position is not easy," he said, adding with a laugh that Maronites were not "easy people.
Transcribing and reproducing manuscripts, both secular and ecclesiastic, and translating texts from the Greek into Syriac became common practice.
Legendary US sire Storm Cat supplies Factum, a half-brother to high-class American horses Ecclesiastic, Teammate and War Front, while recently deceased Singspiel could have tribute paid to him by Hold The Aces.
That task would be a thousand times easier for any radical novitiate priest, unfettered by mindless tradition centred on ecclesiastic face-saving rather than concern for its victims.