Definition of Ecclesiastical. Meaning of Ecclesiastical. Synonyms of Ecclesiastical

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Definition of Ecclesiastical

Ecclesiastical
Ecclesiastical Ec*cle`si*as"tic*al, a. [See Ecclesiastical, a.] Of or pertaining to the church; relating to the organization or government of the church; not secular; as, ecclesiastical affairs or history; ecclesiastical courts. Every circumstance of ecclesiastical order and discipline was an abomination. --Cowper. Ecclesiastical commissioners for England, a permanent commission established by Parliament in 1836, to consider and report upon the affairs of the Established Church. Ecclesiastical courts, courts for maintaining the discipline of the Established Church; -- called also Christian courts. [Eng.] Ecclesiastical law, a combination of civil and canon law as administered in ecclesiastical courts. [Eng.] Ecclesiastical modes (Mus.), the church modes, or the scales anciently used. Ecclesiastical States, the territory formerly subject to the Pope of Rome as its temporal ruler; -- called also States of the Church.

Meaning of Ecclesiastical from wikipedia

- concept was applied in practice as patriarchal pentarchy, embodied in ecclesiastical unity of five major patriarchal thrones (Rome, Constantinople, Alexandria...
- measuring rod, ruler') is a set of ordinances and regulations made by ecclesiastical authority (Church leadership), for the government of a Christian organization...
- the word retains two senses today, one architectural and the other ecclesiastical. A cathedral is a church, usually Catholic, Anglican, Oriental Orthodox...
- see is, in the usual meaning of the phrase, the area of a bishop's ecclesiastical jurisdiction. Phrases concerning actions occurring within or outside...
- An ecclesiastical dignitary is a member of a cathedral chapter, or collegiate church. These offices can include the provost, the dean, the custos and the...
- Ecclesiastical polity is the operational and governance structure of a church or of a Christian denomination. It also denotes the ministerial structure...
- from the ecclesiastical Latin Clericus, for those belonging to the priestly cl****. In turn, the source of the Latin word is from the Ecclesiastical Gr****...
- Ecclesiastical History may refer to: Church History (Eusebius) Ecclesiastical History (Zacharias Rhetor) Ecclesiastical History of the English People...
- (Russians, in particular) follow the Julian Calendar in calculating their ecclesiastical feasts, but many (including the E****enical Patriarchate and the Church...
- difficulty to access the main parish church. In the wider picture of ecclesiastical polity, a parish comprises a division of a diocese or see. Parishes...
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