Definition of Pastoral. Meaning of Pastoral. Synonyms of Pastoral

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Definition of Pastoral

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. --Rambler. 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 (see pastoralism) is that of shepherds herding livestock around open areas of land according to seasons and the changing availability...
- Pastoralism is a form of animal husbandry, historically by nomadic people who moved with their herds. The species involved included cattle, camels, goats...
- American Pastoral is a Philip Roth novel published in 1997 concerning Seymour "Swede" Levov, a successful Jewish American businessman and former high school...
- Pastoral farming (also known in some regions as ranching, livestock farming or grazing) is aimed at producing livestock, rather than growing crops. Examples...
- Pastoral counseling is a branch of counseling in which psychologically trained ministers, rabbis, priests, imams, and other persons provide therapy services...
- American Pastoral is a 2016 American crime-drama film directed by Ewan McGregor and written by John Romano, based on the 1997 novel of the same name by...
- Pastoral care is a postmodern term distinct from traditional pastoral ministry. Pastoral care includes the non-religious and is scientific. Pastoral care...
- Pastoral commonly refers to: Pastoralism, the branch of agriculture concerned with the raising of livestock Pastoral, a genre of literature, art, and music...
- Christianity portal Pastoral theology is the branch of practical theology concerned with the application of the study of religion in the context of regular...
- Nomadic pastoralism is a form of pastoralism when livestock are herded in order to find fresh pastures on which to graze. True nomads follow an irregular...
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