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Meaning of "Broad Church" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BROAD CHURCH

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BROAD CHURCH

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Broad Church can act as a noun and an adjective.
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WHAT DOES BROAD CHURCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Broad church

Broad church is a term referring to latitudinarian churchmanship in the Church of England in particular and Anglicanism in general. The term is often used to refer to secular political organisations, meaning that they encompass a broad range of opinion.

Definition of Broad Church in the English dictionary

The definition of Broad Church in the dictionary is a group or movement which embraces a wide and varied number of views, approaches, and opinions. Other definition of Broad Church is of or relating to this party in the Church of England.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BROAD CHURCH

Brittonic
britzka
Brix scale
Brixia
BRN
Brno

WORDS THAT END LIKE BROAD CHURCH

Anglican Church
Baptist Church
Catholic Church
Christchurch
church
collegiate church
Congregational Church
Dutch Reformed Church
Episcopal Church
house church
lurch
megachurch
Methodist Church
New Church
Orthodox Church
parish church
Roman Catholic Church
Russian Orthodox Church
Saint Peter´s Church
States of the Church
United Reformed Church

Synonyms and antonyms of Broad Church in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Broad Church» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BROAD CHURCH

Find out the translation of Broad Church to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Broad Church from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Broad Church» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

大圣堂
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Iglesia amplio
570 millions of speakers

English

Broad Church
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ब्रॉड चर्च
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

عريضة الكنيسة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Широкая Церковь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Broad Church
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিস্তৃত গির্জা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Broad Church
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gereja luas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Broad Church
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

広教会
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

넓은 교회
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gréja Wétan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Giáo Hội rộng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பரந்த சர்ச்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ब्रॉड चर्च
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Geniş Kilise
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Broad Church
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Broad Church
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

широка Церква
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Broad Church
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ευρεία Εκκλησία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Broad Church
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Broad Church
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bred kirke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Broad Church

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BROAD CHURCH»

The term «Broad Church» is normally little used and occupies the 127.641 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BROAD CHURCH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Broad Church

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BROAD CHURCH»

Discover the use of Broad Church in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Broad Church and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Broad Church: A Biography of a Movement
The Broad Church: A Biography of a Movement is an account of the origins and directions of the Broad Church liberal movement of the 19th century.
Tod E. Jones, 2003
2
On Being a Broad Church
This edition of five short lectures provides a fascinating exploration of the history and theology of the Broad Church movement, showing its deep relevance to the life and mission of the Church today.
J W Rogerson, 2013
3
Broad Church; Or, What Is Coming
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
H. R. 1839-1901 Haweis, 2010
4
A Broad-church Communion Prayer-book: With 15 Psalms and 59 ...
"An imaginative "open" broad church service combining Morning and Evening prayer with the Holy Communion". -- Cover.
John Reynolds Bunyan, 2009
5
Of Apes and Ancestors: Evolution, Christianity, and the ...
Wilberforce's fears of Tractarian extremes sucking the life out of a spiritual Christianity were somewhat fulfilled in the 1850s and 1860s as the liberal Broad Church Movement gained a following in apparent reaction to the rational extremes of ...
Ian Hesketh, 2009
6
The Victorians and Germany
The Rambler would be an important commentator upon German literary and religious developments. British liberal Catholicism bore many similarities to the Anglican Broad Church. Like that movement, it faced orthodox opposition, for example ...
John R. Davis, 2007
7
Yesterday's Radicals: A Study of the Affinity Between ...
An analysis of the affinities between Unitarianism and the Broad Church movement within 19th century Anglicanism.
Dennis G. Wigmore-Beddoes, 2002
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Theology in America: Christian Thought from the Age of the ...
But like other American Christians of the period, they had a remarkable confidence that they could describe a heavenly world with a wealth of detail.51 The Broad Church Unitarians By the 1840s, the Unitarians, many of whom had resisted ...
E. Brooks Holifield, 2003
9
Norwegians on the Prairie: Ethnicity and the Development of ...
The main division was between the church of the laity and the church of the clerics — the pietistic low-church and the liturgical high-church persuasions. An intermediate position — a broad-church direction — rejecting both the clericalism and ...
Odd S. Lovoll, 2007
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William Ewart Gladstone: Faith and Politics in Victorian Britain
In his later years, while retaining his evangelical dynamism and his High Church Catholicity, he adopted more of the open-mindedness of the Broad Church. The great task at hand, he held toward the end of his life, was the defense of basic ...
David William Bebbington, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BROAD CHURCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Broad Church is used in the context of the following news items.
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State of Origin: NSW Blues' Aaron Woods is the leader of the pack
Members of the props' union have comprised a broad church, ranging from artists (Arthur Beetson), yobs (John Donnelly), bears bald (Bob ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
2
How to choose a crowdfunding platform
Kickstarter is a 'broad church' crowdfunding site. You can crowdfund a gadget, a book, a film (Veronica Mars), or almost any other type of ... «StartupSmart, Jul 15»
3
ANC must emulate Afrikaners to bring transformation
The broad church nature of the ANC has also not helped the socio-economic transformation project of the post-1994 dispensation. «Independent Online, Jul 15»
4
Debate rages over who speaks for British business
Conversely, the need to represent a broad church makes it difficult to take a campaigning stand. The IoD, whose members are individuals ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
5
Marriage debate is splitting the Liberal Party
Dennis Shanahan is right (“Marriage debate turns ugly”, 4/7). But it's particularly ugly for the Liberal Party. John Howard's “broad church” is ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
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British Grand Prix 2015: F1 has its obvious problems, but 110000 …
The F1 priesthood is a broad church not limited to men. The female of the species is well represented, perhaps more so in F1 than any other ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
7
PAP to field new faces from private sector for next GE
"We're a broad church, so we want diverse perspectives." Overall, about a quarter of the current PAP MPs will step down to make way for new ... «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
8
How McNasty is the SNP?
As nationalist parties go, the SNP really is a remarkably broad church. It imposes no kind of genetic test upon its members. Many of them were ... «The Sunday Times, Jul 15»
9
New faces from private sector
"We're a broad church, so we want diverse perspectives." Overall, about a quarter of the current PAP MPs will step down to make way for new ... «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
10
Keller rieslings: they're in the world's top tier for a reason
Crackling acidity is money in the bank for what will be an immensely long life, but there are enough aromas and flavours in the broad church of ... «The Australian, Jul 15»

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