- 1Of or advocating government of a Church by bishops.More example sentences
- As in 1662 the Anglican squirearchy would permit no weakening of the hierarchical and episcopalian structure of the Church.
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- 1.1 (Episcopalian) A member of the Episcopal Church.More example sentences
- Perhaps most important, in many urban and rural areas where churches are struggling, Episcopalians and Lutherans will be able to have joint congregations served by a pastor or priest of either body.
- Late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Episcopalians searched the early Church for examples to prove to Baptists that infant baptism was ancient and proper.
- This summer, Episcopalians, United Methodists and Presbyterians will take up the issue at their individual conventions.
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- However, I think his son converted to episcopalianism (if that can be called a ‘conversion’).
- Anglican High Churchmen referred - sometimes enviously - to the relative autonomy of non-established Scottish episcopalianism.
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