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  • n. Plural form of ecclesiologist.

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  • Such people, and presumably some other readers too, are aware of what ecclesiologists call "branch theory."

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • To judge from the comboxes, many of the more articulate readers of this blog are veterans of ecclesiological debate, even if not professional ecclesiologists.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Nearly all ecclesiologists are now agreed that liturgical costume was simply an adaptation of the secular attire commonly worn throughout the Roman Empire in the early Christian centuries.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • Of the old abbey little remains; but there is a cavern, formerly in communication with the conventual buildings, which contains sculptures cut upon the rock in relief, which are a great curiosity to ecclesiologists.

    Two Summers in Guyenne

  • The editor very properly explains that the work is of an archæological, not of a theological character -- and as such it is certainly one which English archæologists and ecclesiologists have long wanted.

    Notes and Queries, Number 68, February 15, 1851 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

  • Mr. Parker has just issued another handsome, and handsomely illustrated volume to gladden the hearts of all ecclesiologists and architectural antiquaries.

    Notes and Queries, Number 69, February 22, 1851 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

  • Nearly all ecclesiologists are now agreed that liturgical costume was simply an adaptation of the secular attire commonly worn throughout the Roman Empire in the early Christian centuries ... the chasuble in particular seems to have been identical with the ordinary outer garment of the lower orders.

    New Liturgical Movement

  • That sort of humility would be very welcome from these political-ecclesiologists, but I have the impression they're just trying to convince themselves in a day and age when most of the religious institutions they are fighting for have lost all progressive credibility (or, in other words, if you fight on the side of the poor you get defrocked, but if you rape 200 deaf children you'll still get a pension out of "the extended grace" of the Church). back at u of t, the first draft of my thesis was all about "lexical compliments", and then i had a pretty embarrassing meeting with my supervisor. embarrassing for ME

    An und f?r sich

  • 932 Athelstan rebuilt the Monastery of Our Lady and St. Peter, staffing it with monks of the Benedictine Order, and presenting them with the reputed relics of St. Sidwell, a saint who is still somewhat of a puzzle to ecclesiologists.

    Exeter

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