Christian year

Christian year
The annual cycle of liturgical seasons in Christian churches, usually beginning from the Advent.
Syn: church year, liturgical year

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  • Christian Year, The —    The Church s Year of Festivals and Fasts is called the Christian Year because as Bishop Cosin says, the Church does not number her days, or measure her seasons, so much by the motion of the sun, as by the course of our Saviour; beginning and… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Christian year — noun the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons • Syn: ↑church year • Hypernyms: ↑year, ↑twelvemonth, ↑yr • Part Meronyms: ↑religious holiday, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Christian year — a year in the ecclesiastical calendar, used esp. in reference to the various feast days and special seasons. Also called church year. * * * …   Universalium

  • Christian year —  Христианский год …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • The Christian Year — est une série de poèmes pour tous les jours de l année pour les chrétiens, écrits par John Keble en 1827. Le livre est la source de plusieurs chants et hymnes religieux. L œuvre entière a été extrêmement populaire au XIXe siècle. Elle a d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Christian Year — is a series of poems for every day of the year for Christians written by John Keble in 1827. The book is the source for several hymns, and the work was extremely popular in the 19th century …   Wikipedia

  • Year —    See Christian Year …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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  • Christian Doctrine —     Christian Doctrine     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Doctrine     Taken in the sense of the act of teaching and the knowledge imparted by teaching , this term is synonymous with CATECHESIS and CATECHISM. Didaskalia, didache, in the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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