ecclesi-, ecclesiastico-

(Greek: called out; church)

ecclesiology (s) (noun), ecclesiologies (pl)
1. The branch of theology that is concerned with the nature, constitution, and doctrines of churches.
2. The study of ecclesiastical architecture and ornamentation.
ecclesiophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
An irrational aversion to churches or of organized religion: Ecclesiophobia may also include an abnormal disgust regarding priests, ministers, religious leaders, or clergy in general.

Related religious-word units: church; dei-, div-; fanati-; hiero-; idol-; -olatry; theo-; zelo-.