episcopalian

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episcopalian

1. practising or advocating the principle of Church government by bishops
2. an advocate of such Church government

Episcopalian

1. belonging to or denoting the Episcopal Church
2. a member or adherent of this Church
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He sponsored the establishment of the University of the South in Sewanee Tennessee in order to "advance the influence of Episcopalianism and to promote a type of Southern literary and cultural nationalism.
Episcopalianism may long for the centralized authority of a Roman Catholic pope and Vatican departments to firmly settle questions about ordaining homosexuals or women to the priesthood.
Grotius commends both Anglican episcopalianism as well as Calvinist ecclesiastical polity.
s, socially astute wife Addie Cook Ghirardelli, meanwhile, attracted and entertained a broad circle of friends, dressed herself and her family in impeccable fashion while guiding them to Episcopalianism, and conceived a spectacular European grand tour for herself and her husband in 1912, when their children were mostly grown.
363-364); self-hating Jews, like Walter Lippmann (who, nationally and internationally, wrote nothing about the plight of his fellow-Jews throughout the Hitler period); Jews like Joseph Pulitzer, influential newspaper publisher who converted to Episcopalianism and had his children baptized, and who for "most purposes was not Jewish" (p.
Shattuck skims, over interracial developments within Southern Episcopalianism from emancipation to the challenge to Jim Crow in the 1950s.
In any case, last year, in some sort of desperate mood, I decided to convert from Judaism to Episcopalianism, but when it came time to put that blood and body in my mouth I couldn't go through with it.
39) In a letter to Maria Weston Chapman, Webb, himself a member of the Society of Friends, went so far as to state that "the people here in Dublin are stagnant--weighed down by Popery and Episcopalianism which would smother the life out of any people.
She guesses it began with her father's Episcopalianism, although he converted to marry Kemeza's Irish Catholic mother.
Scott himself was satisfied with a comfortable and undemanding Episcopalianism.
In Scotland, Presbyterianism rather than Episcopalianism, was declared supreme in the Kirk, but only Catholics were rigorously excluded from public life.
The best examples of these are Anglicanism and Episcopalianism, where more authority is vested in a church hierarchy, and where there is more emphasis on a sacramental theology.