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The ecclesia (or church type) is a state church of which virtually all member of  society are at least nominal members. It accepts state support and sanction the basis cultural practices of the society. The Church of England in Great Britain and the Lutheran churches in the Scandinavian countries are some what vestigial formsof the state church, or.ecclesia. In a much more vigorous form it can be  seen in Roman Catholicism in Spain and ltaly; in Islamism in Saudi Arabia, and in Buddhism in Tibet before the communist regime.

Posted on September 2, 2014 in Religious Institutions

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