Churchly vs Unchurchly - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between churchly and unchurchly
is that churchly
is pertaining to or relating to the church, its government, forms, or ceremonies; ecclesiastical while unchurchly
is not churchly; unbefitting a church; impious, heretical, etc.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Pertaining to or relating to the church, its government, forms, or ceremonies; ecclesiastical.
*1890 , Jens Christian Jensson, American Lutheran biographies :
Devoted to, or inclined to attach great importance to, the order and ritual of a particular section of the Christian church.
*1890 , Suffolk Institute of Archaeology, East Anglian :
- [...] upon getting their hearts right in the sight of God, confident, meanwhile, that then all churchly things would not only be conserved, but gathered into right form.
In accordance with ecclesiatical standards or ceremonies; appropriate for or befitting a church.
- And in the Smiths of Stratford, in Suffolk, of whom we would now discourse, a middle class family of no great opulence, we have signs of the churchly instinct passing down from generation to generation, [...]
*1865 , Samuel Philips, The Christian Home :
- churchly music
Characteristic of a church; churchy.
- The church was in the house of Aquila and Priscilla, in the tent of Abraham, and in the palace of David. It must be in every Christian home, and every Christian home must be in the church. In a word, our families must be churchly .
Not churchly; unbefitting a church; impious, heretical, etc.