Westminster Assembly
Westminster Assembly West"min`ster As*sem"bly See under {Assembly}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Westminster Assembly — Assembly As*sem bly, n.; pl. {Assemblies}. [F. assembl[ e]e, fr. assembler. See {Assemble}.] 1. A company of persons collected together in one place, and usually for some common purpose, esp. for deliberation and legislation, for worship, or for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Westminster Assembly — The Westminster Assembly of Divines was appointed by the Long Parliament to restructure the Church of England. The Assembly met for six years (1643 1649), and in the process produced the documents which are the major Confessional Standards of the …   Wikipedia

  • Westminster Assembly — a convocation that met at Westminster, London, 1643 49, and formulated the articles of faith (Westminster Confession of Faith) that are accepted as authoritative by most Presbyterian churches. * * * ▪ English history       (1643–52), assembly… …   Universalium

  • Westminster Assembly — a convocation that met at Westminster, London, 1643 49, and formulated the articles of faith (Westminster Confession of Faith) that are accepted as authoritative by most Presbyterian churches …   Useful english dictionary

  • Westminster Assembly — /ˌwɛstmɪnstər əˈsɛmbli/ (say .westminstuhr uh semblee) noun a convocation, mostly of divines, which met at Westminster from 1643 to 1649, whose decisions on matters of faith and discipline have become the standard of orthodoxy in most English… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Westminster Assembly —  Вестминстерская Ассамблея …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • WESTMINSTER ASSEMBLY OF DIVINES —    a convocation of divines assembled under authority of Parliament, at which delegates from England and Scotland adopted the SOLEMN LEAGUE AND COVENANT (q.v.), fixed the establishment of the Presbyterian form of Church government in the three… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Westminster (disambiguation) — Westminster is a district within the City of Westminster in London.Westminster may also refer to:Government* Westminster , the Parliament of the United Kingdom * Westminster , the United Kingdom government, see Her Majesty s Government… …   Wikipedia

  • Westminster Synode — (Westminster Assembly of Divines), eine Synode, welche von dem Langen Parlament zur Neuorganisirung des ganzen Englischen Kirchenwesens auf streng puritanischer Basis berufen wurde. Sie bestand aus 121 Geistlichen aus den verschiedenen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Westminster presbyterian — may refer to:Various denominations of that name: *Westminster Presbyterian Church of Australia *Westminster Presbyterian Church in the United States *Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, MinnesotaThe close relationship between… …   Wikipedia

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