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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia

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Ablutions Absolution Absolution, The
Absolve Abstinence Acolyte
Adult Baptism Advent Advent Sunday
Affusion Agape Agnus Dei
Aisle Alb All Saints' Day
Alleluia Almanac, Church Alms Bason
Alpha and Omega Altar Altar Cross
Altar Lights Altar Linen Altar Rail
Altar Vessels Ambulatory Amen
American Church, The Amice Anaphora
Andrew, Feast of Saint Angels Anglican Church, The
Anglican Communion, The Annunciation, The Anointing the Sick
Antependium Anthem Antiphon
Antiphonal Apocalypse Apocrypha
Apostle Apostles' Creed Apostolate
Apostolic Fathers Apse Apsidal
Archdeacon Ascension Day Assistant Minister
  The Efficient Cause   The Instrumental Cause On God's Side   The Instrumental Cause On Man's Side
  The Meritorious Cause   The Principal Cause

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The title, The American Church Dictionary, indicates the purpose as well as those for whom it is written. In preparing it, the writer worked under the conviction that not only is it necessary to set forth the historic facts, doctrines, terminology, customs and usages of the Church.

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