from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to ecclesiastical government by presbyters.
- adj. Of or relating to a Presbyterian Church.
- n. A member or an adherent of a Presbyterian Church.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to a presbyter, or to ecclesiastical government by presbyters; relating to those who uphold church government by presbyters; also, to the doctrine, discipline, and worship of a communion so governed.
As a Calvinist (presbyterian) myself, I have to kind of disagree with you on that ..
My father was raised catholic, my mother presbyterian, she had to be baptized for them to get married.
We saw the sun here yesterday for the first time in a month and, in the best presbyterian tradition, are paying for it today.
Frances Motley, elementary public school teacher, protestant/presbyterian
Sally Milbury-Steen, Pacem in Terris walt miler, retired, presbyterian
Beatrice Parwatikar, Pax Christi National Council Member bonnie passamani, no title, catholic christopher passonneau, restaurant employee, presbyterian
The son of a presbyterian minister seemed comfortable stood at the altar, giving an impassioned and sermon-like speech about civic duty to a congregation that nodded with approval.
I think most of you on this blog are Protestants (calvinists, presbyterian, etc) so we obviously have a radically different approach of Christianity.
The idea that he is driven by his presbyterian conscience was bad enough, but this Washingtonian nonsense about being taught by his father to always be honest is just hide-behind-the-sofa excruciating.
Tom's a good journalist and a fine fellow and, being an Irishman, hardly a stranger to the idea of religious conviction, but it's an indication of just how secular Scotland has become that a man's faith, albeit that of the convert not the cultural catholic or presbyterian, should be such a talking point.
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