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of or relating to a church or to an established religion

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Historians have colluded in this ecclesiastically constructed binary of heresy and orthodoxy by using 'Lollardy' too liberally and rigidly to designate what was in reality a more diverse religious culture.
One instance is in Chapter 37 of Middlemarch (1871-2), when Will Ladislaw pictures Dorothea Casaubon's 'beautiful lips kissing holy skulls and other emptinesses ecclesiastically enshrined'.
Now that really would be politically and ecclesiastically correct
By the early seventeenth century, the Jesuits, Dominicans, Franciscans, Augustinians were all well entrenched ecclesiastically, financially and socially throughout the possessions of the Estado da India.
To paraphrase Gross's argument, it is that Catholic Poland is a continuing reservoir of ecclesiastically supported anti-Semitism.
These records are referred to ecclesiastically as the "secret archives" and are maintained by a person usually referred to as the Chancellor or the Vicar of the Diocese.
The EP holds an honorary primacy among the autocephalous or ecclesiastically independent Churches.
Ecclesiastically, too, Novgorod differed from the other episcopal sees of Rus'.
James Brundage, Heath Dillard, Renato Barahona and Guido Ruggiero, among other historians, provide ample evidence of the fact that betrothed couples often engaged in sexual relations prior to an ecclesiastically sanctioned marriage, despite the Church's official teachings to the contrary about the importance of virginity for unmarried people.
Among other strategies this entailed the confiscation of property, the exercise of substantial control over clergy, and the withdrawal of state support for ecclesiastically sponsored activities.
But those in more well-defined roles--like Sara Jeanne Asselin's mute Kattrin and Angus Hepburn's ecclesiastically fickle Chaplain--manage well-sustained perfs by staying in the moment and ignoring Brecht's more severe acting dictums about confronting the audience and leaving emotions the hell out of it.
While this theme dominates the editorial pages of the paper far more than any other issue appearing in ninety-three editorial articles between 1914-1917, it also generated tension with more ecclesiastically focused community circles.
We could, for example, speculate that Waite's opinion was designed not only to dash the Mormon hopes of a constitutional right to engage in religiously mandated polygamy, but also to send a message that the ecclesiastically dominated Territory of Utah would find the establishment clause to be an inhospitable environment for entry into statehood.
The doctrinal topic that most absorbed this fatherless man supported by an ecclesiastically focused college called Trinity was the relationship between Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, the individual components of Anglican orthodoxy's God in three persons.
I am also a tad theologically and ecclesiastically incorrect.