Sentence Examples

  • Irish Presbyterianism was carried to America by an unknown Irish minister in 1668.
  • See also Reformation; Presbyterianism; Cameronians.
  • PRESBYTERIANISM, a highly organized form of church government in which presbyters or elders occupy a prominent place.
  • As one of the three principal systems of ecclesiastical polity known to the Christian Church, Presbyterianism occupies an intermediate position between episcopacy and congregationalism.
  • In episcopacy the supreme authority is a diocesan bishop; in congregationalism it is the members of the congregation assembled in church meeting; in Presbyterianism it is a church council composed of representative presbyters.