Thus was episcopacy first professed in Massachusetts, and thus was it exiled.
He was an equally active opponent of Whitefield and of episcopacy.
Vida, Jerome, from the humblest obscurity attained to the episcopacy, i. 105.
It is to his language about episcopacy that we wish to refer.
He occupied himself with the visitation of his Churches and the development of episcopacy.
But a Whig ministry is just now in power, and the Whigs are hostile to episcopacy.
episcopacy was the form of government prescribed by the old law which was still unrepealed.
In 1637, when episcopacy began to be the losing cause, he returned to his flock.
It was a bishop who humbled the episcopacy, and a cardinal who affronted the church.
If universality be the criterion, then episcopacy cannot claim it.