Ecclesia - Ecclesia


This is the nominative singular form of the Latin noun.
  • Ecclesia or Ekklēsia, the principal assembly of ancient Athens during its Golden Age.
  • the Christian Church
    • See Church militant and church triumphant for ecclesia militans, ecclesia paenitens, ecclesia triumphans
  • Congregation among many English-speaking Christadelphians.
  • a local ecclesia, or local congregation, or house church, as distinct from the church as a whole.
  • Ecclesia and Synagoga, meaning "Church and Synagogue", are a pair of figures personifying the Roman Catholic Church and the Jewish synagogue found in medieval Christian art.
  • Mater Ecclesiae (Lat.)—Mother Church.
  • Ecclesia was also used in this sense by other groups in the 19th Century and by the Jehovah's Witnesses until 1930s. Their Bible, NWT uses "congregation".
  • The Qahal, an organisational structure mentioned in the masoretic text of the Bible, which the Septuagint refers to as the Ekklesia.
  • Sociological classifications of religious movements, Ecclesia (sociology of religion), in the typology of religion, a religion less pervasive in a society than a church but more so than a sect
  • Mount Ecclesia, nature grounds in Oceanside, California with the international headquarters of The Rosicrucian Fellowship
  • Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia, a Nintendo DS video game. Ecclesia is also a location in this game.
  • Ecclesia Dei is the motu proprio of 2 July 1988 that Pope John Paul II issued in response to the Ecône consecrations.

Greek spelling

  • Ekklesia (think tank), a British think tank examining the role of religion in public life
  • Ekklesia (album), an album by For Today
  • Ekklesia, a female-fronted Australian metal/hardcore band.
  • The bi-annual international convention and governing body of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta

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