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Synonyms for pastoral

Synonyms for pastoral

of or relating to the countryside

charmingly simple and carefree

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Synonyms for pastoral

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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One example is that the Institute for Pastoral Leadership will assume administration of both the new Doctor of Ministry degree in Leadership, and the Advanced Pastoral Leadership Program, run jointly with the Kellogg School of Management.
Hoskin examines the pastoral theory and practice of Grosseteste within the diocese of Lincoln, where he was bishop from 1235 to 1253.
Eric Saylor unfailingly accords significance and value to English pastoral music.
The proposed statement, "Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love--A Pastoral Letter Against Racism," will be considered for approval during the bishops' Nov.
FILE -- Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria during the Holy Synod meeting NEW YORK - 17 September 2018: Head of the Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawados II arrived in Buffalo, New York on Monday as part of his pastoral visit to the US.
Recovery of Soul: A History and Memoir of the Clinical Pastoral Movement.
Luciano Sandrin, Teologia pastoral. Lo vio y no paso de largo, Santander: Sal Terrae, 2015, 245 pp.
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As an archetypal example of locus horribilis, the barren and deadly no man's land of World War I is indeed radically opposed to the pastoral connotations of the flower (eminent consolatory feature of the locus amoenus), just as their traditional literary vehicles, the epic and the pastoral elegy, have seemingly opposite functions.
With regard to English Studies scholars in China who specialize in ecocriticism, more of these scholars are turning to local ecocriticism studies such as Shuyuan Lu's 2012 [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (The Specter of Yuanming Tao), a study of the pastoral in Chinese literature in which Lu addresses China's growing disenchantment with industrialization.
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has released a pastoral guide on the implementation of the Reproductive Health (RH) law.
This collection of essays on documents concerning pastoral care is divided into three parts.
Trauma and Transformation at Ground Zero: A Pastoral Theology.