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Relating to or according to the principles of a particular religious denomination:‘denominational schools’
factional, schismatic, cliquish, clannish, partisan, parti prisView synonyms
- ‘Any overtly religious aspects or denominational classes will have to be paid for.’
- ‘Leaders and teachers in a variety of churches will learn much about the source of denominational differences.’
- ‘Respondents were drawn from Catholic and Protestants denominational backgrounds.’
- ‘It must become a studied challenge for theologians, denominational officials, and laity, as well as pastors.’
- ‘His study reveals that American evangelicals, on the other hand, tend to have higher denominational loyalty.’
- ‘Two models of denominational affiliation continue to frame most sociological analyses of the schism.’
- ‘Most school boards taught religion but not denominational doctrine, which was, from the bishops' point of view, bad enough.’
- ‘Our denominational and confessional traditions differ in the respective emphases given to each of these.’
- ‘He changed his denominational affiliation from his parents' Episcopal faith to his wife's Methodism.’
- ‘Although secular instruction was given in common, denominational religious teaching was conducted separately.’
- ‘Moreover, it would be a mistake to imagine that the extensive denominational press was narrowly sectarian.’
- ‘Religious leaders are of two minds about the importance of denominational loyalty.’
- ‘Does one choose one's cultural and religious orientation over one's denominational heritage?’
- ‘As I said, the opposition to the elections is a national, not a denominational or sectarian, movement.’
- ‘Most denominational offices and seminaries have helpful materials and guidance suggestions.’
- ‘Does denominational identity translate into greater church involvement?’
- ‘The erosion of denominational culture was not, of course, always celebrated.’
- ‘On my desk are two denominational worship books from successive generations.’
- ‘Even when we celebrate the sacraments in our separate denominational settings, we are doing very ecumenical things.’
- ‘Further, congregations need to take with great seriousness their denominational obedience.’
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