An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church

Glossary of Terms

Cutler, Timothy

(May 31, 1684-Aug. 17, 1765). Participant in the “Yale Apostasy.” He was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard College in 1701. From 1710 to 1719, he was the […]

Cuttington University College-in-Exile (Lawrenceville, Virginia)

Cuttington University College in Suacoco, Liberia, was forced to close in 1989 because of the civil war in Liberia. The college president, Dr. Melvin J. Mason, and many friends of […]

Cuttington University College, Liberia

It was founded on Feb. 22, 1889, as Hoffman Institute at Harper, Liberia, by Bishop Samuel David Ferguson (1842-1916). In 1897 a divinity school was added and the name was […]


(200-Sept. 14, 258). Martyr and theologian of church unity. Also known as Thascius Caecilianus Cyprianus, he was converted to Christianity in 245 or 246. He was ordained a presbyter and […]


(826-869) and Methodius (c. 815-885). Known as the “Apostles of the Slavs,” these two brothers were from Thessalonica. After their ordinations to the priesthood they went to Constantinople. Cyril was […]

Cyril of Jerusalem

(c. 315-c. 386). Bishop and Doctor of the Church. He was probably ordained deacon around 330 and priest about 343. From 348 until 386, Cyril was the Bishop of Jerusalem. […]

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Glossary definitions provided courtesy of Church Publishing Incorporated, New York, NY,(All Rights reserved) from “An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church, A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians,” Don S. Armentrout and Robert Boak Slocum, editors.