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Definition of the adjective ecclesial

What does ecclesial mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Of or pertaining to a church or its functions, teachings, or organization.

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Google previewAn Introduction to Ministry (2016)

A Primer for Renewed Life and Leadership in Mainline Protestant Congregations by Ian S. Markham, Oran E. Warder

The fourth is the ecclesial approach (ecclesial is a technical word for “church”), where the community of interpretation is central. This is the approach taken by Stephen Fowl's influential book Engaging Scripture. The fifth approach is the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Catholicism (2012)

by William J. Collinge

MOVEMENT, ECCLESIAL. Defined by Pope John Paul II as “a concrete ecclesial reality with predominantly lay membership, a faith journey and Christian witness which bases its own pedagogical method on a precise charism given to the ...

Google previewNew Dictionary of Theology (2016)

Historical and Systematic by Martin Davie, Tim Grass, Stephen R. Holmes, John McDowell, T. A. Noble

And this analogy is suggestive for theology in relation to the composition of local ecclesial identity and the expression of ministry. So on one level, church is church, just as wine is wine. Yet to the refined palate, the differences are detectable ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Theology (1975)

A Concise Sacramentum Mundi by Karl Rahner

Thus the ecclesial perspective of Mariology appears at once in a clear light, while the Christoccntric quality is given due attention. The two aspects appear as indissolubly linked, though the ecclesial is the more immediately prominent.

Google previewDictionary of Mission (2006)

Theology, History, Perspectives by Karl Muller, Theo Sundermeier, Steven B. Bevans, Richard H. Bliese

The Ecclesial Context. 3. Some False Definitions. 4. The Fundamental Option for the Poor. 5. The New Hermeneutical Process. 6. The Praxis-Related Dimension. 7. The Various Trends in Latin America. 8. Africa. 9. Asia. 10. Feminist Theology ...

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Scrabble value of E1C3C3L1E1S1I1A1L1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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