ecclesiolatry

excessive devotion to church tradition and form

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • ecclesiolatry — ecclesiolater, n. /i klee zee ol euh tree/, n. excessive reverence for churchly forms and traditions. [1840 50; ECCLESI(A) + O + LATRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • ecclesiolatry — ec·cle·si·ol·a·try …   English syllables

  • ecclesiolatry —  Экклезиолатрия …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • ecclesiolatry — Excessive devotion to one s church …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • ecclesiolatry — /əkliziˈɒlətri/ (say uhkleezee oluhtree) noun excessive reverence for ecclesiastical forms and traditions. {ecclesi(a) + o + latry} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ecclesiolatry —   n. worship of or undue devotion to church.    ♦ ecclesiolater, n. such worshipper …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ecclesiolatry — ə̇ˌklēzēˈälə.trē, eˌ noun ( es) Etymology: ecclesi + latry : excessive devotion to the church …   Useful english dictionary

  • Idolatry — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Idolatry >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 idolatry idolatry idolism Sgm: N 1 demonism demonism demonolatry Sgm: N 1 idol worship idol worship demon worship devil worship fire worship Sgm: N 1 zoolatry …   English dictionary for students

  • Reactionary — (also reactionist) is a derogatory term usually used by the left wing in regards to movements which oppose radical change in society and seeks a return to a previous state. The term originated in the French Revolution, denoting the counter… …   Wikipedia

  • Clericalism — is the application of the formal, church based, leadership or opinion of ordained clergy in matters of either the church or broader political and sociocultural import. In a pejorative manner, clericalism is often used to denote an ecclesiolatry… …   Wikipedia

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