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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia

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American Church, the
The name, and one that is growing in popularity, that is generally given to the body legally known as "The Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States
Anglican Church, the
The name given to the Church of England as being the Church of the Anglo-Saxon race. The Church was introduced into Britain as early as A.D. 61, probably
Anglican Communion, the
The term used to designate the churches that are in communion with the Church of England and hold the same Faith, Order and Worship. Under this term are
Christian Unity
(see unity, church).
Church
The word used in Holy Scripture for Church is ecclesia, from the Greek word ek-kaleo, meaning to call out. An ecclesia, therefore, is a body called out.
Church Catholic, the
The kingdom of Christ, partly visible here on earth, partly invisible behind the veil. The Church Catholic embraces three great divisions: I. THE CHURCH
Easter Day
A festival in honor of our Lord's Resurrection has been observed from the very foundation of Christianity. This is evident from the early disputes had
Fathers, the
The name used to designate the ancient writers of the Church. Their writings are of the greatest value as bearing witness to the N. T. Scriptures and
Greek Church
a name often used for the eastern church (which see).
Liturgy
The word "Liturgy" is derived from the Greek leitourgia, meaning a public work or duty, whether civil or religious. It then became generally used with
Membership, Church
(see baptism, holy; joining the church, and also name, the christian.)
Michael (St.) and All Angels
A Holy Day of the Church observed on September 29th. A Festival in honor of St. Michael and All Angels, to commemorate the community of service between
Protestant Episcopal
(see american church.)
Schism
Derived from a Greek word, meaning fissure, or rent, and may be defined as a rending of the Body of Christ, His Church on earth, and making divisions
Synod
the word used in the eastern church for what is called in the western church a council. it is from a greek word meaning coming together. (see council.)
Tradition
A term used in the Thirty-fourth Article of Religion to denote customs, rites, forms and ceremonies of the Church which have been transmitted by oral
Transfiguration, the
A Feast of the Church observed on August 6, in commemoration of our Lord's Transfiguration on the Mount in the presence of His three disciples, St. Peter,
Unity, Church
The most apparent, most manifest teaching of Holy Scripture is the unity or oneness of the Church of Christ. It was for this our Lord prayed, "That they
Vincent, Rule of Saint
St. Vincent of Lerins who died A.D. 304 has always been revered in the Church and is known as the author of the saying, "Quod semper, quod ubique, quod
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