Definition of churchman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃəːtʃmən

noun (plural churchmen)

A male member of the Christian clergy or of a Church.
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  • Or perhaps the remark was a mere evasion, a way of saying politely to a prominent churchman that Africans desperately need to end the culture of impunity.
  • Such statements are to be carefully considered as the prudential judgments of experienced churchmen.
  • For most of the last 150 years African Christianity has been largely controlled and directed by European and American missionaries and churchmen.

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