establishmentarian definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or giving support to the political or personal institution.
  • noun:
    • someone who aids the political or personal institution
    • person who regards the Church mostly as an establishment formed by the State, and overlooks its intrinsic spiritual personality.
    • An upholder of doctrine of recognition of a church by the state and its particular upkeep by-law. [Rare.]
  • others:
    • with respect to or related to a proven church, and/or doctrine of institution in religion.

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