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Synonyms for pastoral

Synonyms for pastoral

of or relating to the countryside

charmingly simple and carefree

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a musical composition that evokes rural life

a letter from a pastor to the congregation

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a literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds)

relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle

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(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic

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The McGowan Government is committed to sustainable development and diversification of pastoral lands, with further details on future consultations to be announced in coming weeks.
Love points out that in "Big Two-Hearted River" Hemingway "followed a simple pastoral line, the hero having withdrawn from some threatening scene on the horizon into the green world" (118), and this use of the term "pastoral" is wholly justified.
En el prologo Jose Carlos Bermejo--director del Centro de Humanizacion de la Salud--escribe que la Teologia pastoral no trata solo de buscar la aplicacion de la teoria a la praxis, sino mas bien de comprender el dinamismo teologico subyacente a la historia.
The newest Pastoral -- at 3,500 square feet the biggest to date -- combines both a retail space and an 80-seat sit-down wine bar/bistro in the Chicago neighborhood of Andersonville.
In fact, the war could even be said to have reinforced, even encouraged a revival of the pastoral tradition in English poetry.
Si bien Isidor Baumgartner es un autor de referencia en psicologia pastoral (1), no entra en ninguna de las antedichas categorias.
Ecocritics in the West who teach the pastoral and where the term and concept "pastoral" refers to both a literary genre and a social practice, comment on the critical demise of it in the late decades of the last century.
In 1983, the conference had tasked Bishop Joseph Imesch of Joliet, with drafting a pastoral on women.
It is our pastoral duty to pass the necessary information and instruction to our Catholics who, as health care workers (physicians, nurses, midwives, medical aides, medical technologists, etc.
From this vantage point, author Swain, an Episcopal priest, pastoral psychotherapist, and seminary professor, guides the reader on a remarkable, sacred journey, moving deftly through the pain and suffering of unspeakable loss to a place of transformation and healing.
Pointing out the similarities and differences between pastoral counseling and pastoral psychology, our study presents the goals, curriculum, characteristics, and novelty of a specialization program in pastoral counseling established at a historic moment in Hungary--after the end of the communist dictatorship.
Ryan Topping said, "Pope John wished his council to be pastoral .
The first of the tableaux painted above the doorway is a typical, humble pastoral scene of a verdant, lush meadow inhabited by dogs and shepherds with their flocks, some tending to the livestock, some playing the pipes.
Gula's slim volume offers pastoral ministers, and the theologians and ministerial formation personnel who educate them, an engaging treatment of the relationship between ethics and spirituality that will enrich graduate courses and seminary formation programs in pastoral theology and ministry.
By using the term pastoral counselors, the authors were referring to a ministry generalist who engages in counseling rather than someone with specialized training.