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 is that of shepherds herding livestock around open areas of land according to seasons and the changing availability of water and pasture...
- Pastoralism is a form of animal husbandry, historically by nomadic people who moved with their herds. The species involved include various herding livestock...
- American Pastoral is a Philip Roth novel published in 1997 concerning Seymour "Swede" Levov, a successful Jewish American businessman and former high school...
- communities. Pastoral care is a postmodern term distinct from traditional pastoral ministry. Pastoral care is non-religious and scientific. Pastoral care is...
- Christianity portal Pastoral theology is the branch of practical theology concerned with the application of the study of religion in the context of regular...
- A pastoral letter, often called simply a pastoral, is an open letter addressed by a bishop to the clergy or laity of a diocese or to both, containing...
- 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...
- The pastoral epistles are a group of three books of the canonical New Testament: the First Epistle to Timothy (1 Timothy) the Second Epistle to Timothy...
- Pastoral: To Die in the Country (田園に死す, Den-en ni shisu), also known as Pastoral Hide and S****, is a 1974 ****anese drama film directed by Shūji Terayama...
- The Pastoral Concert, Fête champêtre or Le Concert champêtre is an oil painting of c. 1509 attributed to either of the Italian Renaissance masters, Titian...
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