Definition of Conventicling. Meaning of Conventicling. Synonyms of Conventicling

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Definition of Conventicling

Conventicling
Conventicling Con*ven"ti*cling, a. Belonging or going to, or resembling, a conventicle. [Obs.] Conventicling schools . . . set up and taught secretly by fanatics. --South.

Meaning of Conventicling from wikipedia

- conventicle originally signified no more than an ****embly, and was frequently used by ancient writers for a church. At a semantic level conventicle is...
- The Conventicle Act can refer to any of the following English Acts of Parliament: Conventicle Act of 1593 Conventicle Act 1664 Conventicles Act 1670 A...
- The Conventicle Act 1664 was an Act of the Parliament of England (16 Charles II c. 4) that forbade conventicles, defined as religious ****emblies of more...
- 1662 made the use of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer compulsory; the Conventicle Act 1664 prohibited religious ****emblies of more than five people, except...
- "whoever should preach in a conventicle under a roof, or should attend, either as preacher or as a hearer, a conventicle in the open air, should be punished...
- An illegal conventicle. Covenanters in a Glen....
- Act to prevent and suppress Seditious Conventicles". The Act imposed a fine on any person who attended a conventicle (any religious ****embly other than the...
- official ****cution in England and Wales under the Quaker Act 1662 and the Conventicle Act 1664. This was relaxed after the Declaration of Indulgence (1687–88)...
- 18th century, genuine piety was found almost solely in small Pietist conventicles. However, some of the laity preserved Lutheran orthodoxy from both Pietism...
- Barred from their churches, they held open air field ****emblies called conventicles which the authorities suppressed using military force. Margaret Wilson...
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