from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of liturgies. Also called liturgiology.

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  • n. The act of liturgy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The science of worship; history, doctrine, and interpretation of liturgies.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The science or art of conducting public worship.
  • n. Specifically, the science of liturgies—that is, of orders of public worship; liturgiology.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the study of liturgies


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  • Most unconventionally, they are required to study three subjects from a varied group, including “archaeology, mythology, liturgics, cooking,” and they are expected also to take up gardening or to adopt a four-legged pet.

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  • The segregation of ethics, or homiletics, or liturgics, from biblical interpretation dissolves into a critical study of the ways that particular expressions and practices fittingly or inappropriately bespeak the meanings we infer from biblical precedents.

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  • Dr. Leupold has gained renown as an Old Testament scholar and an authority on liturgics.

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  • On the other hand, it has drawn to itself those in other sects whose tastes and tendencies would make them leaders in the study of liturgics, and thus while reinforcing itself has hindered the general advance of improvement in the methods of worship.

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  • He was a bachelor, not only of divinity but also in the social sense; a plump young man of eight and twenty summers, with an English accent, a low-crowned black felt hat, blue eyes, a cherubic smile, and very high views on liturgics.

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  • Praying for her guidance, I desperately looked for any broken pieces of liturgics which survived the bombing.

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  • Porter chair in liturgics at General Theological Seminary in New York and is a former member of the SCLM.

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  • Following graduation, he will go to India, to receive training in liturgics, and to minister to the Malankara churches there.

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  • "Ruth brings rich knowledge and experience of liturgics, seminary life and the Episcopal Church to this position, and we look forward to her arrival," said Donn F. Morgan, president and dean of CDSP.


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