Definition of Clergy. Meaning of Clergy. Synonyms of Clergy

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Clergy. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Clergy and, of course, Clergy synonyms and on the right images related to the word Clergy.

Definition of Clergy

No result for Clergy. Showing similar results...

Benefit of clergy
Benefit Ben"e*fit, n. [OE. benefet, benfeet, bienfet, F. bienfait, fr. L. benefactum; bene well (adv. of bonus good) + factum, p. p. of facere to do. See Bounty, and Fact.] 1. An act of kindness; a favor conferred. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits. --Ps. ciii. 2. 2. Whatever promotes prosperity and personal happiness, or adds value to property; advantage; profit. Men have no right to what is not for their benefit. --Burke. 3. A theatrical performance, a concert, or the like, the proceeds of which do not go to the lessee of the theater or to the company, but to some individual actor, or to some charitable use. 4. Beneficence; liberality. [Obs.] --Webster (1623). 5. pl. Natural advantages; endowments; accomplishments. [R.] ``The benefits of your own country.' --Shak. Benefit of clergy. (Law) See under Clergy. Syn: Profit; service; use; avail. See Advantage.
Clergyable
Clergyable Cler"gy*a*ble, a. Entitled to, or admitting, the benefit of clergy; as, a clergyable felony. --Blackstone.
Clergyman
Clergyman Cler"gy*man, n.; pl. Clergymen. An ordained minister; a man regularly authorized to preach the gospel, and administer its ordinances; in England usually restricted to a minister of the Established Church.
Clergymen
Clergyman Cler"gy*man, n.; pl. Clergymen. An ordained minister; a man regularly authorized to preach the gospel, and administer its ordinances; in England usually restricted to a minister of the Established Church.

Meaning of Clergy from wikipedia

- Clergy are some of the main and important formal leaders within certain religions. The roles and functions of clergy vary in different religious traditions...
- A clergy house is the residence, or former residence, of one or more priests or ministers of religion. Such residences are known by various names, including...
- The term secular clergy refers to deacons and priests who are not monastics or members of a religious institute. A diocesan priest is a Catholic, Anglican...
- Clergy (Polish: Kler) is a 2018 Polish comedy-drama film co-written and directed by Wojciech Smarzowski. The film stars Arkadiusz Jakubik, Robert Wieckiewicz...
- Clerical clothing is non-liturgical clothing worn exclusively by clergy. It is distinct from vestments in that it is not reserved specifically for services...
- is the requirement in certain religions that some or all members of the clergy be unmarried. These religions consider that, outside of marriage, deliberately...
- In English law, the benefit of clergy (Law Latin: privilegium clericale) was originally a provision by which clergymen could claim that they were outside...
- A clerical collar, clergy collar, or Roman collar, is an item of Christian clerical clothing. The collar closes at the back of the neck, presenting a seamless...
- The ordination of ****, ****, bi****ual and/or transgender (LGBT) clergy who are open about their ****uality (or gender identity if transgender), are ****ually...
- of allowing clergy (those who have already been ordained) to marry. It is a practice distinct from allowing married persons to become clergy. Clerical marriage...
Loading...