ecclesia

(noun) An official or unofficial religion considered the state religion.

Examples:

  1. Anglican Church of England
  2. Lutheran Church of Sweden
  3. Roman Catholicism in Italy

Audio Pronunciation: (ec·cle·si·a)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: ecclesiae

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How to Cite the Definition of Ecclesia

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “ecclesia.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 14, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/ecclesia/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

ecclesia. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/ecclesia/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “ecclesia.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/ecclesia/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“ecclesia.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 14 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/ecclesia/>.