sometimes called MAINLINE CHURCHES. These are old established churches with rich endowments such as the ANGLICANS, PRESBYTERIANS, CONGREGATIONALISTS, METHODISTS and ROMAN CATHOLICS. The name implies a contrast with newer EVANGELICAL and CHARISMATIC CHURCHES which today often command more popular support and depend for their finances on regular giving rather than endowment income.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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