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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 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 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 previewHistorical Dictionary of Lutheranism (2001)

by Günther Gassmann, Duane H. Larson, Mark W. Oldenburg

The Reformation rejected the multiplication, preponderance, and dominance of authoritative ecclesial traditions (canon law, hierarchical structures, imposed regulations, and so on) and established the single normative and critical authority of ...

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Religion (2011)

by Mark Juergensmeyer, Wade Clark Roof

Offering physical space, material support, personal commitment, and spiritual encouragement, base ecclesial communities are often involved in food and clothing cooperatives, workers' unions, youth groups, parent associations, and local ...

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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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