Definition of ritualist in English:



  • See ritualistic

    • ‘The 1661 Prayer Book roughly followed 1559, and was uniformly used until the 20th cent., though Anglo-catholic ritualists often illegally used Tridentine rites in English.’
    • ‘These people concerned themselves primarily with defending their standpoint and attempting to refute what they saw as the absurd claims and practices of both ritualists and non-materialists alike.’
    • ‘Now, don't misunderstand me: We need ritualists and liturgists who can preserve the outer forms of our religion, and re-invent them as time goes by, so that we neither lose our traditional roots nor become mired in them.’
    • ‘I'm sure more experienced ritualists can come up with something more complex and just as effective.’