And for those unfamiliar with presbyterian politics, a very tight vote can certainly give the appearance of momentum.
This is why the presbyterian initiative, aimed strictly at the occupation, is the best course.
Living in the northern town of Mosul, Mazin's family has belonged to the local presbyterian Church for at least six generations.
1640, in reference to the Scottish church governed by elders (as opposed to bishops), from presbyter "an elder in a church" (1590s), from Late Latin presbyter "an elder," from Greek presbyteros "an elder," also an adjective meaning "older," comparative of presbys "old" (see presby-).
Presbyterial was used from c.1600 in the sense "of or pertaining to a presbytery;" also from 1590s as "presbyterian" (adj.).