Definition of Church-state
1. Noun. A state ruled by religious authority.
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Literary usage of Church-state
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of John Owen by John Owen (1826)
"THAT there was a peculiar church-state instituted and appointed by Christ, ... But it may be yet farther inquired, whether this church-state be still ..."
2. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1906)
"He stands for the "American Church-State." It is here. It is coining. "Politics is religion." "Politics is religion because it has to do with major morals, ..."
3. Religious Intolerance in Europe Today: Hearing Before the Commission on edited by Alfonse M. D'Amato (1999)
"Church-State Separation and Religious Freedom The problem of respecting both the rights of majority and minority religions ..."
4. The English Review (1849)
"We hold, that if the Church is a State Church (as in a certain sense we admit it to be) the State must be a Church State also, and has therefore no right to ..."
5. A History of American Christianity by Leonard Woolsey Bacon (1897)
"The church-state of Massachusetts and New Haven was overthrown at the end of the first generation by external interference. If it had continued a few years ..."