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Definition of Synod
Synod Syn"od (s[i^]n"[u^]d), n. [L. synodus, Gr. sy`nodos a
meeting; sy`n with + "odo`s a way; cf. AS. sino[eth],
seno[eth], F. synode, both from the Latin.]
1. (Eccl. Hist.) An ecclesiastic council or meeting to
consult on church matters.
Note: Synods are of four kinds: 1. General, or ecumenical,
which are composed of bishops from different nations;
-- commonly called general council. 2. National,
composed of bishops of one nation only. 3. Provincial,
in which the bishops of only one province meet; --
called also convocations. 4. Diocesan, a synod in which
the bishop of the diocese or his representative
presides. Among Presbyterians, a synod is composed of
several adjoining presbyteries. The members are the
ministers and a ruling elder from each parish.
2. An assembly or council having civil authority; a
It hath in solemn synods been decreed, Both by the
Syracusians and ourselves, To admit no traffic to
our adverse towns. --Shak.
Parent of gods and men, propitious Jove! And you,
bright synod of the powers above. --Dryden.
3. (Astron.) A conjunction of two or more of the heavenly
bodies. [R.] --Milton.
Meaning of Synod from wikipedia
- A synod
(/ˈsɪnəd/) is a council
of a church, usually convened
of doctrine, administration
or application. The word synod comes
- The Lutheran
(LCMS), often referred
as the Missouri Synod
, is a traditional, confessional Lutheran denomination
- The Cadaver Synod
Trial; Latin: Synodus
Horrenda) is the name commonly given
to the posthumous ecclesiastical trial
of Pope Formosus...
the Holy Synod
. For instance, the Holy Synod
is a ruling
body of the Georgian Orthodox
Church. In Oriental Orthodoxy
the Holy Synod
is the highest...
of Living Waters Synod
of Mid-America Synod
of the Mid-Atlantic Synod
of the Northeast Synod
of the Pacific Synod
of the Rocky Mountains Synod
- The Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
(WELS), also referred
as the Wisconsin Synod
, is an American Confessional Lutheran denomination
(LCMS) (with approximately
members) and the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
(WELS) (with approximately...
- The Councils
were church synods
the 3rd, 4th, and 5th centuries
in the city of Carthage
in Africa. The most important
- The Synod
of the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church
in America, commonly called
the Norwegian Synod
, was founded
in 1853. It included churches
- The Synod
was a diocesan synod
held in 1786 under
of Pistoia, and the patronage
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