Definition of Pastoral. Meaning of Pastoral. Synonyms of Pastoral
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Definition of Pastoral
Pastoral Pas"tor*al, n.
1. A poem describing the life and manners of shepherds; a
poem in which the speakers assume the character of
shepherds; an idyl; a bucolic.
A pastoral is a poem in which any action or passion
is represented by its effects on a country life.
2. (Mus.) A cantata relating to rural life; a composition for
instruments characterized by simplicity and sweetness; a
lyrical composition the subject of which is taken from
rural life. --Moore (Encyc. of Music).
3. (Eccl.) A letter of a pastor to his charge; specifically,
a letter addressed by a bishop to his diocese; also (Prot.
Epis. Ch.), a letter of the House of Bishops, to be read
in each parish.
Meaning of Pastoral from wikipedia
- A pastoral lifestyle
is that of shepherds herding livestock around
of land according
and the changing availability
is a form of animal
by nomadic people
herds. The species involved include various herding
- American Pastoral
is a Philip
Roth novel published
in 1997 concerning Seymour
"Swede" Levov, a successful Jewish American businessman
- communities. Pastoral
care is a postmodern
from traditional pastoral
care is non-religious and scientific. Pastoral
- Christianity portal Pastoral theology
is the branch
of practical theology concerned
with the application
of the study
in the context
- A pastoral
letter, often called simply
, is an open letter addressed
by a bishop
to the clergy
of a diocese
or to both, containing...
- American Pastoral
is a 2016 American
crime-drama film directed
by Ewan McGregor
by John Romano, based
on the 1997 novel
of the same name by...
- The pastoral epistles
are a group
of three books
of the canonical
New Testament: the First Epistle
(1 Timothy) the Second Epistle
: To Die in the Country
(田園に死す, Den-en ni shisu), also known
Hide and S****, is a 1974 ****anese drama
by Shūji Terayama...
- The Pastoral
Concert, Fête champêtre or Le Concert
champêtre is an oil painting
of c. 1509 attributed
of the Italian Renaissance
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