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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Lay Episcopalian Peter Angelica said that he's "learned a lot about how to listen--not so much listening to people but listening with people to see...
Episcopalians made news in 2003 when New Hampshire Gene Robinson was consecrated the first openly homosexually active bishop in the Anglican world.
Scott Hurd, another former Episcopalian priest and currently pastor of an Anglican use Catholic parish in the Washington archdiocese, has been named vicar general of the new ordi-nariate.
Nevada (US), May 14 (ANI): Prestigious Trinity College in Hartford (Connecticut, USA), whose earliest heritage was Episcopalian, now reportedly teaches from Vedas, Upanisads and Bhagavad-Gita in some of its courses.
Episcopalians caused an uproar in 2003 by consecrating the first openly gay bishop, Gene Robinson.
Robins argues that Episcopalians, notably McIlvaine, heavily influenced the chaplaincy at West Point and that the academy "endorsed, to a certain degree, the notion that Episcopal faith was conducive to the academy's ideals of duty, loyalty, honor, and courage" (31).
A healthy sprinkling of Lutherans, Episcopalians, Presbyterians, and a host of other faith-filled people that the keepers of the tabernacle key say should have remained in their pews.
And in a broader sense, many Episcopalians view the whole conflict as another incident in Anglicanism's complex history as a via media (or middle way) between the Catholic Church and evangelical Protestant denominations.
From 1940 to 1985 United Methodists, Presbyterians, Episcopalians, and Congregationalists continued to stand by helplessly as Southern Baptist and Pentacostal membership swelled from 7.7 to 10.1 percent, rising from .3 to 1.5 percent of the total religious population.
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I am sure that many other African-American Episcopalians share my positive experience with the church.