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seminary

1. an academy for the training of priests, rabbis, etc.
2. US another word for seminar (sense 1)

Seminary

A school, academy, college, or university, especially a school for the education of men for the priesthood.

Seminary

 

a type of specialized secondary educational institution. Christian religious secondary educational institutions are called seminaries. In prerevolutionary Russia and in some other countries, seminaries were pedagogical educational institutions that trained primary schoolteachers.

seminary

A place of education; a school, academy, college, or university; especially a school for the education for the priesthood.
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Funds raised from the event support the formation of future parish priests for the Archdiocese of Chicago and more than 30 other dioceses served by Mundelein Seminary.
Lovelace received a bachelor's degree from San Francisco State University, a master of divinity degree from McCormick Theological Seminary, and a PhD in Bible (Hebrew), Culture, and Hermeneutics from Chicago Theological Seminary.
Changes in seminary formation date in part from a document issued by Pope John Paul II in 1992.
From its inception until 1949 the Capuchins, who alone were working in the Northern territories, looked after the Seminary. Bishop Leonard Raymond invited the Society of Jesus to take up the rectorship and spiritual care of the Seminary and accordingly, from 1949 to 1973, the Jesuits served the Seminary as Rectors and spiritual directors.
express reservations over demolish of the seminary, Maulana Mufti Rafehy Usmani and Maulana Muhammad Hanif demanded of the prime minister to immediately dismiss the culprits.
Springfield, Mo.: Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, 2012.
According to the seminary, the sharia prohibits use of such dyes that leave a layer on the hair as it obstructs water from reaching the roots of hair during wazu (ablution) and make it invalid.
City records show the Brodsky Organization last week closed on a $18.5 deal to purchase the property at 445 West 20th Street from the seminary, its third major purchase from the church.
Because seminary students are generally being trained as religious leaders who will oversee congregations, their seminary education has a powerful impact on these students' future congregations.
WENDY FLETCHER, Principal of Vancouver School of Theology, visited the Tainan Theological College and Seminary in Taiwan in May.
ANKARA, Jun 29, 2009 (TUR) -- The Turkish education minister said on Monday that there was no definite decision about the seminary in Istanbul.