Where did the term "reverend" come from?


Clarify Share Report Asked February 24 2016 Mini Robert Banks

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Data Malcolm Jones

My first hearing of this is that Reverend came from those who were lavishing respect on the church leaders who were reverentially representing God in ministry. So they called them for their actions of reverence for the word.

February 25 2016 Report

Mini Jonathan Wiles

I really appreciate Shirley's answer! To focus the attention of the title to God is what is biblical.

March 01 2016 Report

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