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pastoral

emanating from or pertaining to the use of land for pasture.

pastoral rearing
raising of young, after weaning, on pasture where they are more susceptible to nutritional deficiencies and parasitic infestation than young reared indoors.
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And the Bunyan who, in single-minded pursuit of Christ, assimilates the fleshly and the worthless--with distinctly unsociable consequences--mingles uneasily in these pages with a Bunyan thinking politically and pastorally, who understands that bodily flesh, although corruptible and liable to be tempted and bewitched, may nevertheless perform the significant function of serving notice to the world of sectarian holiness, revealing to citizens and magistrates a sanctified face of godly sociability.
Bosworth and Hagin, he says, represent Pentecostal healing evangelism, and Sanford and MacNutt represent pastorally oriented healing ministry in mainline denominations.
Sometimes, we may feel that the work of being pastorally present is not "scientific" and this is probably true.
We have been serving the people of Coventry for 700 years, both spiritually and pastorally, but now we hope to embark on pastures new, by becoming an established venue for performance art within Coventry and Warwickshire, including holding art exhibitions for both new and more established artists.
We are therefore offering guidance on how thanksgiving for the gift of a child, or indeed baptism, might be incorporated within a marriage service so that the church can respond pastorally to our changing world if a priest feels it would be advisable to offer this option," Platten added.
Earlier studies, such as that of Jeremy Gregory, have for some time now pushed against the received wisdom of the eighteenth-century Church of England as somnambulant and pastorally insipid.
These pastoral decisions are never easy but I am convinced that avoiding them or postponing them any longer is pastorally unsound.
Prior to his work at HUD, Hacala was executive director of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development and director of the National Office of Jesuit Social Ministries, and he served pastorally at St.
Your readers in Britain might be interested to know that St John of Shanghai and San Francisco, who is twice mentioned in the article, was in the early 1960s pastorally responsible for the Russian emigre congregations in Britain.
Canon Bell revealed he was 'still pastorally involved'.
A Church of Scotland spokesman said: 'The Church has no official ceremony for such an event and it is left to the minister's own judgment as to what is appropriate pastorally.
Under draft proposals the Church Commissioners will now consider if the churches are still pastorally required.