Definition of Eastern church

1. Noun. Derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites.




2. Noun. The Catholic Church as it existed in the Byzantine Empire.
Exact synonyms: Byzantine Church
Generic synonyms: Catholic Church

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eastern Church

Easterling
Easterlings
Eastern-rigged
Eastern Abenaki
Eastern Abnaki
Eastern Acipa
Eastern Arabic
Eastern Arabic numeral
Eastern Arabic numerals
Eastern Armenian
Eastern Arrernte
Eastern Balochi
Eastern Bengali
Eastern Bloc
Eastern Catholicism
Eastern Church
Eastern Europe
Eastern European
Eastern European Time
Eastern Europeans
Eastern Farsi
Eastern Hemisphere
Eastern Highlands
Eastern Malayo-Polynesian
Eastern Orthodox
Eastern Orthodox Church
Eastern Orthodoxy
Eastern Question
Eastern Roman Empire
Eastern Samoa

Literary usage of Eastern church

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Ш. Aristocratic Type (eastern church): In one point of view it is more appropriate to ... The model of church constitution which the Orthodox eastern church ..."

2. History of the Christian Church by John Fletcher Hurst (1897)
"THEOLOGY, WORSHIP, AND LIFE IN THE eastern church. THE fatal defect of Eastern Christianity was the invasion of the spiritual sphere by the secular arm. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Edward Aloysius Pace (1922)
"... on Faith and Order was religion prevailing in Greece is the religion of the held at Geneva, and rendered eventful by the offi- Orthodox eastern church. ..."

4. A Source Book for Ancient Church History: From the Apostolic Age to the by Joseph Cullen Ayer (1913)
"THE REVOLUTION IN THE ECCLESIASTICAL AND POLITICAL SITUATION DUE TO THE RISE OF ISLAM AND THE DOCTRINAL DISPUTES IN THE eastern church In the course of the ..."

5. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1877)
"The eastern church then includes those churches that are the lineal descendants of the churches of the Eastern Roman Empire, together with those that have ..."

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