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Definition of the noun Catholicity
What does Catholicity mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- catholicity: catholicities
- Catholicity: Catholicities
- the beliefs and practices of a Catholic Church
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonym of Catholicity: Catholicism
- more generic terms: Christian religion / Christianity = a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
- more specific terms:
- the quality of being universal; existing everywhere
Alternative definition of the noun Catholicity
- The quality of being catholic, universal or inclusive
- See Catholicism.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Catholicity
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One Body in Christ (2015)
Ecumenical Snapshots by Owen F. Cummings
”21 Catholicity is the third note of the church, and it includes two distinct but related ideas.
Your Church Is Too Small (2010)
Why Unity in Christ's Mission Is Vital to the Future of the Church by John H. Armstrong
Catholicity refers to the quality or state of universality, thus bringing to mind the comprehensive nature of the undivided church of Jesus Christ that gathers all of God's people into one church from many different races, languages, and cultures.
John Calvin's Ecclesiology (2011)
Ecumenical Perspectives by Gerard Mannion, Eduardus Van der Borght
Catholicity is a theological reality. A distinction must be made between the visible hierarchy and the true church. The true church is not identified by external indicators, but by the internal working of the Spirit in the faithful through the Word, ...
Reformational Theology (1992)
A New Paradigm for Doing Dogmatics by Gordon J. Spykman
Catholicity is the biblical answer to all dualist worldviews and life-styles. For, in the words of Bavinck, Christianity is not "a quantitative entity" which " hovers transcendently" above our life in the world, but a religious power which " enters ...
The Ecumenical Movement (1996)
An Anthology of Key Texts and Voices by Michael Kinnamon, Brian E. Cope
Since Christ lived, died and rose again for all mankind, catholicity is the opposite of all kinds of egoism and particularism. It is the quality by which ...
Holy-days and Holidays (1902)
A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full and in Brief, Suggestive Thoughts, and Poetry, Relating to Holy Days and Holidays by Edward Mark Deems
King Edward's catholicity is the object both of censure and praise. The King profoundly believes that while it is not to be expected that every one in the The world should believe the same King's thing, every one should believe Catholicity ...
The Literary Digest (1901)
by Edward Jewitt Wheeler, Isaac Kaufman Funk, William Seaver Woods
" Catholicity is a marked trait of King Edward's ...
by William J. Collinge
CATHOLICITY. (From Gk katholikos, “universal.”) Universality, comprehensiveness; one of the “marks of the church,” mentioned in the Nicene Creed. The term is first attested in Ignatius of Antioch (early second century), for whom it referred to ...
by Erwin Fahlbusch
Evangelical Catholicity "Evangelical catholicity" identifies the attempt to give specificity to catholica, the third of the four creedal attributes of the church. In the 19th and 20th centuries the term was used in a variety of ways in ecclesiological ...
by John H. Y. Briggs
Catholicity was the secret that explained both the way in which children and those coming to faith related to the church as well as providing the context within which the faith of an applicant for baptism could be discerned. Morris West was to ...
by Alec Gilmore
Yves Cougar, speaking about the Pauline hymns at the *Second Vatican Council, made a plea to make Catholicity and Christology cosmic. Several other eminent Roman Catholics said much the same and further support came from Orthodox ...
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Quotes about Catholicity
But I have to add - and this answers your other question - this catholicity in time and in space is only meaningful for me if there is, at the same time, a concentration on the Gospel. (Hans Kung)
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Scrabble value of C3A1T1H4O1L1I1C3I1T1Y4
The value of this 11-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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