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  • n. A form of epidiascope that projects images of opaque objects

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of projection-lantern, for opaque objects, in which reflected light is used: a simplified form of epidiascope. See lantern.


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  • "episcope" sounds like some medical device for examining the innards of bishops.

    The ministry of episcope

  • Playing with ferocity, thinking with velocity, about ornithology or anthropology, and even episcope (ph), and this real history ...

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  • The Episcopal Church has just launched its own blog -- www.episcopalchurch.typepad/com/episcope You can leave your comments there -- tell them why you think God calls us to embrace all of God's children and why everyone must be welcome at the table.

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  • Looking at the readings from the Daily Office for today, I thought it would be nice to share St. Paul's words on this Advent greater feria about those who are called to exercise the ministry of episcope that is, bishops or "overseers".

    The ministry of episcope

  • Timotheos Prologizes: The ministry of episcope skip to main

    The ministry of episcope

  • Your comment is also timely in light of my "The ministry of episcope" post.

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  • And on the Anglican side there was a corresponding willingness to consider the complementing and strengthening of the episcopate in Anglican churches by ensuring the corporate functions of episcope in the Presbyterian Orders.

    Lambeth and Church Unity

  • The evidence of tradition, however, with hints from the Bible, indicate the truth is very different: that Mary was the first functioning overseer (episcope, ie bishop) of the Jerusalem church, collecting and distributing alms for the poor and sick.


  • In view of the very grave difficulties encountered in the internal affairs of some provinces of the Communion, [this conference] invites the Archbishop of Canterbury to appoint a commission to make recommendations to the Primates and the Anglican Consultative Council, as to the exceptional circumstances and conditions under which, and the means by which, it would be appropriate for him to exercise an extraordinary ministry of episcope (pastoral oversight), support and reconciliation with regard to the internal affairs of a province other than his own for the sake of maintaining communion with the said province and between the said province and the rest of the Anglican Communion.

    Primates Meeting - Final Statement


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