Christian approved a plan by which a formal state church should be established in Denmark, all appeals to Rome should be abolished, and the king and diet should have final jurisdiction in ecclesiastical causes.
It was a state church.
There is no state church in Australia, nor is the teaching of religion in any way subsidized by the state.
Baker induced the king to break off his connection with the Wesleyan body in Sydney, and to set up a state church.
In the relation between Zoroaster and Vishtaspa already lies the germ of the state church which afterwards became completely subservient to the interests of the dynasty and sought its protection from it.