[prez-bi-teer-ee-uh-niz-uh m, pres-]
- church government by presbyters or elders, equal in rank and organized into graded administrative courts.
- the doctrines of Presbyterian churches.
Origin of Presbyterianism
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Examples from the Web for presbyterianism
Or Science and its continuity with Presbyterianism—data like this are damned at birth.The Book of the Damned
James I had always had a strong dislike for Presbyterianism.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe
James Harvey Robinson
Centenary memorial of Presbyterianism in western Pennsylvania.Pittsburgh in 1816
Liberty was banished from Geneva, and nothing but Presbyterianism was left.Heretics And Heresies
Robert G. Ingersoll
Neither can it be denied, that Presbyterianism has had some character and force.