Definition of Schisms

1. Noun. (plural of schism) ¹



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Definition of Schisms

1. schism [n] - See also: schism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schisms

schisencephaly
schism
schisma
schismas
schismatic
schismatical
schismaticall
schismatically
schismatick
schismatics
schismatize
schismatized
schismatizes
schismatizing
schismless
schisms (current term)
schist
schistaceous
schistatin
schistic
schisto-
schistocystis
schistocyte
schistocytes
schistocytic
schistocytosis

Literary usage of Schisms

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1. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"Then in consequence of the Arian controversy there arose among the orthodox three new schisms (§ 50, 8). Among them was a Boman schism, followed later by ..."

2. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... Term—Inauguration—Inaugural Speech—Cabinet Changes—Local Republican schisms—President's Letter to Logan on Consequences of these schisms— Character of ..."

3. History of the United States of America Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1882)
"Internal schisms in the Republican party were the first political phenomenon of Jefferson's new ... These schisms, generated in the great Middle States, ..."

4. History of the Church, from Its First Establishment to Our Own Times by Jodocus Adolph Birkhaeuser (1898)
"II. schisms AND CONTROVERSIES. SECTION XXXI. schisms (ft. ... schisms must be carefully distinguished from what are prop- ..."

5. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander, K. F. Th Schneider (1853)
"Church Divisions or schisms. The schisms, or church divisions in the more limited sense, must be distinguished from the heresies properly so called. ..."

6. A History of American Christianity by Leonard Woolsey Bacon (1897)
"... it had the effect of healing old schisms. The southern secession from the New-School Presbyterian Church, which had come away in 1858 on the slavery ..."

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