Saint Donatus, Zadar (Zara), Croatia Ninth Century?

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Greek Temples

Definitions of "Church (Ecclesia)"

1. Building for Christian Worship

2. The Local Parish

3. Religious Service in a Building

4. The Whole Body of Christian Believers

5. A Christian Denomination

6. Organized Religion as Distinguished from the State

7. The Christian Church before the Protestant Reformation

8. The Roman Catholic Church

Taken from Random House Webster's College Dictionary (New York: 1991)  Return to syllabus