- pertaining or adhering to the Episcopal Church in America.
- (lowercase) pertaining or adhering to the episcopal form of church government.
- a member of the Episcopal Church in America.
- (lowercase) an adherent of the episcopal system of church government.
Origin of Episcopalian
Examples from the Web for episcopalian
The significance of the history of women in the early Church is not lost on Episcopalian.First Anglican Woman Bishop A Return to Christian Roots
December 18, 2014
Mormonism, as an old friend raised in the faith told me, combines “a Pentecostal theology with an Episcopalian mentality.”Despite the Great Recession, Obama’s New Coalition of Elites Has Thrived
November 1, 2012
Others have become Episcopalian, while many have walked away from organized religion altogether.Penn State and Catholic Church Child Sex-Abuse Trials Divide Penn. Public
Marci A. Hamilton
May 27, 2012
Born to a Jewish mother, LaGuardia was raised Episcopalian like his father, but spoke fluent Yiddish.Look Who's Talking Yiddish!
July 15, 2011
Playboy: As one Episcopalian to another, how about giving our readers some idea of what you really look like?Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview
February 16, 2014
Some accounts state that he was a Presbyterian; he was, however, an Episcopalian.Chronicles of Border Warfare
Alexander Scott Withers
"Well, I guess a Methodist is as good as an Episcopalian," she declared.Kent Knowles: Quahaug
Joseph C. Lincoln
"It's nothing to be so joyful over," urged the Episcopalian brother.St. Cuthbert's
Robert E. Knowles
In form, he was certainly an Episcopalian, though not a sectary of that denomination.The Pioneers
James Fenimore Cooper
I did so mainly on the views suggested to me in the Letters of an Episcopalian.Apologia Pro Vita Sua
John Henry Cardinal Newman
- practising or advocating the principle of Church government by bishops
- an advocate of such Church government
- belonging to or denoting the Episcopal Church
- a member or adherent of this Church
Word Origin and History for episcopalian
1738 (n.), 1768 (adj.), from episcopal + -ian. Related: Episcopalianism.