Definitions for ecclesiastical
ɪˌkli ziˈæs tɪ kəlec·cle·si·as·ti·cal
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ecclesiastical.
of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)
Of or pertaining to the church
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: ecclesiasticus, Latin.
Is discipline an ecclesiastical matter or civil? If an ecclesiastical, it must of necessity belong to the duty of the minister. Richard Hooker, Preface.
Clergymen, otherwise little fond of obscure terms, yet in their sermons are liberal of those which they find in ecclesiastical writers. Jonathan Swift.
A church of England man has a true veneration for the scheme established among us of ecclesiastick government. Jonathan Swift.
of or pertaining to the church; relating to the organization or government of the church; not secular; as, ecclesiastical affairs or history; ecclesiastical courts
Etymology: [See Ecclesiastical, a.]
The numerical value of ecclesiastical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of ecclesiastical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians.
It is painful for me to witness the severe damage to the bishops' reputation in the ecclesiastical and secular perception which may even be at its lowest, i feel that through remaining silent, neglecting to act and over-focusing on the reputation of the Church I have made Cardinal Reinhard Marx personally guilty and responsible.
If I could have entertained the slightest apprehension that the Constitution framed by the Convention, where I had the honor to preside, might possibly endanger the religious rights of any ecclesiastical Society, certainly I would never have placed my signature to it.
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- eclesiàsticCatalan, Valencian
- sakral, kirchlichGerman
- eaglaiseilScottish Gaelic
- ecclesiastisch, kerkelijkDutch
- eclesiástico, eclesialPortuguese
- thuộc về giáo hộiVietnamese
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