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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia

Sanctuary

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Meaning the "Holy Place"; the name given to that portion of the Chancel within the rail where the Altar stands; from this fact the whole church building is frequently called the Sanctuary of God.


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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Sanctuary'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/acd/s/sanctuary.html. 1901.

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