Churchism
Churchism Church"ism, n. Strict adherence to the forms or principles of some church organization; sectarianism. [1913 Webster]

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  • churchism — ˈchərˌchizəm, ə̄ˌch , əiˌch noun ( s) Etymology: church (I) + ism : strong adherence to church practices or beliefs, especially sectarian practices or beliefs …   Useful english dictionary

  • High-churchism — High church ism, n. The principles of the high church party. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Low-churchism — Low church ism, n. The principles of the low church party. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Low-Churchism — Low Churchˈism noun • • • Main Entry: ↑low …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Ecclesiastical Terms — Christianity is an institution of extraordinary duration and complexity (not to mention insularity) and, over the past 2000 years, has developed its own extensive vocabulary that is largely incomprehensible to laypersons. This surprisingly large… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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