autocephalous churches это:

autocephalous churches

Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов. - М.: "Республика". . 2004.

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  • autocephalous church — ▪ Eastern Orthodoxy       in the modern usage of Eastern Orthodox canon law, church that enjoys total canonical and administrative independence and elects its own primates and bishops. The term autocephalous was used in medieval Byzantine law in… …   Universalium

  • Autocephalous —    In a general sense the term describes a characteristic feature of every bishopric, namely, that it elects its own primate, or head, and is self governing (auto, in Greek, means self, and kephale means head ). More specifically, the term is… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Autocephalous Turkish Orthodox Patriarchate — Bağımsız Türk Ortodoks Patrikhanesi Founder Papa Eftim I Independence …   Wikipedia

  • Autocephalous — Au to*ceph a*lous, a. [Gr. ? independent; ? self + ? head.] (Eccl. Hist.) Having its own head; independent of episcopal or patriarchal jurisdiction, as certain Greek churches. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • autocephalous — [ôt΄ōsef′ə ləs] adj. [see AUTO & CEPHALOUS] self governing; independent: said of certain churches within the communion of the Eastern Orthodox Church …   English World dictionary

  • autocephalous — adjective Etymology: Late Greek autokephalos, from Greek aut + kephalē head more at cephalic Date: 1863 being independent of external and especially patriarchal authority used especially of Eastern national churches • autocephaly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • autocephalous — /aw teuh sef euh leuhs/, adj. Eastern Ch. 1. (of a church) having its own head or chief bishop, though in communion with other Orthodox churches. 2. (of a bishop) subordinate to no superior authority; self governing. [1860 65; < LGk autoképhalos… …   Universalium

  • autocephalous — au•to•ceph•a•lous [[t]ˌɔ təˈsɛf ə ləs[/t]] adj. 1) rel (of an Eastern church) having its own head bishop, though in communion with other Orthodox churches 2) rel (of an Eastern bishop) subordinate to no superior authority • Etymology: 1860–65;… …   From formal English to slang

  • Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania — Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Albania Kisha Ortodokse Autoqefale e Shqipërisë Coat of arms Founder Apostle Paul, Theofan Stilian Noli[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Independent Catholic Churches — are Christian denominations (or ) which claim apostolic succession for their bishops but are not a part of the Catholic Church, Oriental Orthodoxy, the Eastern Orthodox Churches, the Old Catholic Churches under the Archbishop of Utrecht or the… …   Wikipedia

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