any of numerous Protestant denominations that stress personal conversion, sanctification, the imminent return of Jesus Christ, baptism by immersion, and, among some, speaking in tongues.
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for the Roman Catholic Church
- Church of scotland
noun 1. the established church in Scotland, Calvinist in doctrine and Presbyterian in constitution
noun 1. . noun 1. the church composed of the followers of Swedenborg; the Swedenborgian church. noun 1. a sect founded in 1787, based on Swedenborgianism Often shortened to New Church
- Church of the subgenius
body, humour A mutant offshoot of Discordianism launched in 1981 as a spoof of fundamentalist Christianity by the “Reverend” Ivan Stang, a brilliant satirist with a gift for promotion. Popular among hackers as a rich source of bizarre imagery and references such as “Bob” the divine drilling-equipment salesman, the Benevolent Space Xists, and the Stark […]