Definition of Presbyterates
1. presbyterate [n] - See also: presbyterate
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Presbyterates
Literary usage of Presbyterates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The proto- presbyterates number 17, and the parishes about 160. The priestly office is as a rule hereditary, since each priest trains his son for the ..."
2. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"... Apostles tell that Christ had commanded them to divide among them by lot the Eparchies, Episcopates, presbyterates, ..."
3. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1860)
"The extension of the colonial Church, its bishoprics where presbyterates barely existed a few years since, its synods of clergy and laity joined in ..."
4. The British and Foreign Evangelical Review and Quarterly Record of Christian by James Oswald Dykes, James Stuart Candlish, Hugh Sinclair Paterson, Joseph Samuel Exell (1878)
"In a tract of 116 pages,1 Dr Kurz attempts to justify his thesis that the episcopate is an order of a different kind and higher grade than the presbyterates ..."