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dictionary of ecclesiastical terms

John Skelton Bumpus

dictionary of ecclesiastical terms

being a history and explanation of certain terms used in architecture, eccclesiology, liturgiology, music, ritual, cathedral constitution, etc

by John Skelton Bumpus

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Published by Gale Research in Detroit .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published: London, T. Werner Laurie,1910.

Statementby John S. Bumpus.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19230549M

It pertains to things not Christian or church related, such as unbelieving society. Amice - a square of white linen, folded diagonally, worn by the celebrant priest, on the head or about the neck and shoulders. Cruet - a vessel, usually one of a pair, for holding the wine or the water at the Eucharist. Pax brede - a small plate or tablet also known as an "osculatory"with a handle on the back and with the image of Christ or of the Virgin on the front, to be kissed at mass by priest and congregation. Though they never carried the title of "rabbi" and in many cases eschewed the controversial "f-word" feminism altogether, these Orthodox women produced no less a revolution in the late twentieth century than women did in so many other realms, religious and secular alike.

The third-party candidate he would most resemble is John Anderson, the fiscally responsible, culturally liberal Republican who ran as an Independent in Benedict as one of the most important occupations of the monastic day. Sacristy - a small building, usually attached to the chancel or transept of a church, in which vestments and sacred vessels were kept. Spirituals - the name given to that section of the Franciscans that refused to modify the instructions of St. Gradual - a book of antiphons. Crossfigill - an ascetic exercise practiced by Celtic monks, which involved standing in prayer for long periods with the arms outstretched in the form of a cross.

Abjuration - renunciation, under oath, of heresy to the Christian faith, made by a Christian wishing to be reconciled with the Church. Prelates - general term applied to the leading members of the ecclesiastical establishment. Obedientiary - a monk in charge of one of the administrative departments of a monastery, such as the cellerer, the sacrist, or the infirmarian. Appropriation - the formal transfer to a monastic house of the tithes and other endowments of a parish church, agreed usually in return for the promise to keep a vicar on the proceeds. Easter Sepulcher - a recess, or structure, on the north side of a chancel, used at Easter in the setting up of a representation of the burial of Christ; but often merely a temporary wooden erection. Canon law forbade the exaction of dowry, but permitted voluntary gifts.


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Dictionary of ecclesiastical terms book

Also, in large churches, a stone screen dividing the nave and quire. Placebo et dirige - the first words of the opening antiphons of Vespers and Matins respectively in the Office of the Dead; hence, in medieval usage a term denoting the entire Office of the Dead.

If your brother sins against you, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him" Luke It was observed about 3 a. In medieval texts Matins is commonly called Nocturns. Judge-delegate - a prelate commissioned by the pope to hear and determine an ecclesiastica case locally in its country of origin.

Minorite - a Friar Minor or Franciscan. Orders - the various grades of the Christian ministry, viz. In the early Middle Ages the proper of the mass was distributed over a number of separate books, such as the lectionary which contained the lessons, and the gradual which contained the chants.

Capitular - of or pertaining to an ecclesiastical chapter. Cantor - monk or clerk whose liturgical function is to lead the choir. Manning, S. Mortuary - a customary levy, claimed by the priest, on the estate of a deceased parishioner.

Eremetical - the mode of monastic life followed by hermits, either singly or in groups, from the Greek eremos, meaning a desert, as opposed to monastic life in community. Orphrey - gold or other rich embroidery applied either to ecclesiastical vestments or to articles of lay attire.

Obtain permission before reproducing copies for any reason, by filling out our simple use permission form. In canonical theory it indicated a privileged status which could only be conferred on a school by the pope. Foil - leaf-like ornamentation in windows, etc.

Undercroft - vaulted room often a basement below a more important building.

Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Latin

This volume will prove to be an invaluable resource for theological students, as well as for those seeking to improve their knowledge of ecclesiastical Latin. Blessed are those who are called to the marriage supper of the Lamb!

Hammer-beam - horizontal beam projecting from the top of a wall to support arch-braces, struts and rafters. Vestry - small chamber attached to the chancel or transept of a church, in which the ecclesiastical vestments were kept and put on.

The word meant originally the bearer of a crook and is in no way connected with cross, though the words have been confused. But you say, In what way have we robbed You? Gallery - intermediate story in the elevation of a church wall, between the arcade and the clerestory. Cartulary - a book or register containing copies of the deeds or charters relating to the lands, churches and other properties of a monastery, or of any other establishment.

Quinquagesima - the last Sunday before the beginning of Lent. Usually founded by a monastic order. And thus we shall always be with the Lord" 1 Thes. Examples of secular in a Sentence Adjective Bloomberg, by contrast, would be the most pro-immigration, pro-free trade, pro-Wall Street candidate in the race.

Commendam - in the late Middle Ages, the practice of granting the headship of a monastic house as a perquisite to a secular clerk or bishop. Simony - the offence of offering or receiving money to influence an appointment to ecclesiastical office.Jul 31,  · Dictionary of ecclesiastical Latin by Leo F.

Stelten,Hendrickson edition, in EnglishCited by: 1. book. The "Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Latin" includes approximately 17, words with the common meanings of the Latin terms found in church writings. Entries cover Scripture, Canon Law, the Liturgy, Vatican II, the early church fathers, and theological terms.

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