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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Economy

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"a term which properly means the arrangement of a household (οἰκονομία ), but is also frequently employed by ecclesiastical writers for the practical measures adopted in order to give effect to a divine dispensation. The Jewish economy included all the details of spiritual and secular government, but the Christian economy, belonging to a 'kingdom not of this world,' has no direct reference to political arrangements." (See DISPENSATION).


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Economy'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/e/economy.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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