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of or relating to a church or to an established religion

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

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Among the features recovered are a montage of tiles depicting cherubs surrounding a fireplace, coat hooks in the shape of a lion's head, which was a motif used in Sevenoaks Church, as well as ecclesiastically influenced carvings.
The first and only fully satisfactory form of marriage," according to Keith Wrightson, who provides a cogent summary of these forms, "was an ecclesiastically solemnized union, performed in the face of the church after the calling of the banns, or after the procurement of a licence exempting the parties concerned from this formality" (67).
In terms of specific criticisms, virtually all Jewish commentators faulted the document for failing to acknowledge the deep connection between ecclesiastically sponsored anti-Judaism and the anti-Semitism that achieved such disastrous expression in the Shoah.
This may be but a short walk away but it is a long distance to be travelling ecclesiastically.
As Short makes clear soon enough, the records are difficult to use because the parish as defined in the survey often differed from the parish as defined politically or ecclesiastically.
Twelve mild-mannered men, six of them singers, the rest dancers, shared this ecclesiastically titled journey, called Study for a Resurrection.
Ecclesiastically, the Basic Law continues privileges granted to the churches by the Weimar Constitution.
Ecclesiastically, they were governed by the bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
It means thinking with the whole church and not just the ones who count ecclesiastically.
This book provides an honest answer to its author's primary question: even the colonization that was ecclesiastically organized, directed and maintained, representing the culmination of the colonial missions movement, was "achieved only with the eradication of the native population" (p.
He grew up in the North Frisian village of Oosterbierum in a warm, ecclesiastically devoted family and, despite the crisis years, he was able to study economics.
55) For Aquinas, the proposing of these truths ultimately comes from the pope, (56) and, once accepted, their heretical denial merits exclusion: ecclesiastically, through excommunication; and politically, through execution.
35) In addition, sidestepping the traditional view of asceticism as an ecclesiastically imposed punishment for breaking religious and moral laws (an approach that Merton found too generalized and theoretical), he insisted on the existential reality of the sinner by picturing him or her quintessentially and concretely as a drowning person: "The waters are bursting into him on all sides.
In this way the Reformed churches could make "a signal contribution to the whole ecumenical discussion", and one that was not "fraught with the artificiality of discussing unity with Rome where this is clearly ecclesiastically and theologically impossible, until great changes have taken place in our common foundations.
The first is theological, namely the possibility that what the exercitant discovers in a direct relationship with God "may go beyond what is ecclesiastically sanctioned" (62).