Usage examples for institutional

  1. It was not until the migration had filled the meagre limits and capacities of these smaller valleys and had carried school- houses and churches and town halls well up granite hillsides, that the western exodus came, to leave those hillside homes and institutional shelters as shells found far from a receding sea, empty or habited by a new species of immigrant. – The French in the Heart of America by John Finley
  2. And there can be no question of the justice of deriving such a description from the reports of historical and institutional religions. – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  3. Institutional religion is the special object of their distrust. – The Church and Modern Life by Washington Gladden
  4. There is no book so much needed in the present, or that will be so much needed in the future, as a great work on our institutional law- such a work as the world sees once in a century. – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  5. I might possibly have got her into an institutional home- Mr. Bentley did better than that, far better. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  6. Every religion must have an institutional as well as a mystical element. – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge
  7. A church on this order takes the name of the institutional church. – The History of the Negro Church by Carter Godwin Woodson
  8. She was not a Friend herself, not holding with institutional religion, but she admired their ready obedience to the constructive impulse. – Non-combatants and Others by Rose Macaulay
  9. From the point of view of subsequent institutional history the most important features of the Anglo- Saxon governmental system were kingship, the witenagemot, and the units of local administration- shire, hundred, borough, and township. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  10. In our day we have seen the Bethel Baptist Church incorporated by the State as an institutional church which figures as an important factor in the life of the Negroes of Jacksonville. – The History of the Negro Church by Carter Godwin Woodson
  11. The changes will be social and economic and they will be institutional and lasting. – The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me by William Allen White
  12. They are more free from class or institutional control than other social values. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  13. In some cases delinquent children are sent back to school, in other cases they are placed on probation, in still other cases special institutional treatment is provided. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  14. But in nine cases out of ten he will perceive, if he reflects on what has happened, that the groove which has led to this result was cut by minds not primarily interested in religion but bent on protecting some quite alien interest, possibly a vested interest, institutional or political, to which religion had proved itself serviceable. – Religious Perplexities by L. P. Jacks
  15. Such a statue would tend also to keep her religion a divine intimacy rather than a creed or an institutional observance. – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  16. Poor as we found the village on the material side, it has nevertheless some interesting institutional features. – The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga A Ride Through the Mountains of Northern Luzon With an Appendix on the Independence of the Philippines by Cornelis De Witt Willcox
  17. He was in conflict with ecclesiastical personages and out of sympathy with much of institutional religion. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  18. On a side street near by, next to a kind of institutional meeting- house belonging to the Friends, is a beautiful green inclosure where fourteen thousand Quakers lie buried in unmarked graves. – Milton's England by Lucia Ames Mead