churchmanship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From churchman +‎ -ship. Compare statesmanship.

Noun[edit]

churchmanship (uncountable)

  1. The craft or skill of being a churchman.
    • 2009 October 21, Ruth Gledhill (religion correspondent), Desperate bishops invited Rome to park its tanks on Archbishop’s lawn, The Times,
      [] partly because of their “more Roman than the Romans” style of churchmanship, but also for fear of upsetting Anglicans and the Church of England [] .

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