church·​man·​ship | \ ˈchərch-mən-ˌship How to pronounce churchmanship (audio) \

Definition of churchmanship

: the attitude, belief, or practice of a churchman

Examples of churchmanship in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His ordination as a Southern Baptist complements my churchmanship in Lutheran denominations. Greg Garrison |, al, "Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School names new associate dean," 20 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of churchmanship

1690, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of churchmanship was in 1690

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“Churchmanship.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 26 January 2020.

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