Definition of Churchianity

1. Noun. (pejorative) Any practices of Christianity that are viewed as placing a larger emphasis on the habits of church life or the institutional traditions of the church than on theology and spiritual teachings; The quality of being too church-focused. ¹



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Definition of Churchianity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Churchianity

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churchdom
churchdoms
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churched
churches
churchful
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churchgoer
churchgoers
churchgoing
churchgoings
churchhouse
churchhouses
churchianities
churchianity (current term)
churchier
churchiest
churchiness
churching
churchings
churchism
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churchkhela
churchless
churchlessness
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churchlike

Literary usage of Churchianity

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1. The Protestant: A Scrap-book for Insurgents by Burris Jenkins (1918)
"... VIII churchianity OR CHRISTIANITY? WHICH shall it be? Upon the answer depends the immediate fate of the country church and the ultimate fate of the city ..."

2. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1917)
"The " mystery " of the woman and of the beast, are the symbols of soul-killing churchianity and of SUPERSTITION. " The beast that was, and is not, ..."

3. Vision: A Magazine for Youth (1890)
"Defoe wrote: "Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The devil always builds a chapel there." churchianity is this devil's chapel. ..."

4. The Finished Mystery by Charles Taze Russell, Clayton J. Woodworth, George H. Fisher (1918)
"A considerable portion of the people will be separated by the winds of warfare and commotion from all connection with churchianity. ..."

5. The Theosophist by Theosophical Society (Madras, India) (1899)
"... third and fourth centuries engrafted upon Christianity, transforming it into an iron olad churchianity—a priestly churchianity that has hunted, ..."

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