What is another word for chapels?

Pronunciation: [t͡ʃˈapə͡lz] (IPA)

Chapels are small religious buildings meant for private worship or spiritual contemplation. These structures have been an integral part of various cultures and religions for centuries. They are often associated with Christianity, but other religions also have their own versions of chapels. Synonyms for chapels include shrines, sanctuaries, oratories, tabernacles, temples, and synagogues. Some other less-commonly known synonyms for chapels are bethels, or sanctuaries of worship. Though chapels have diverse forms and functions, they all offer a space for reflection, meditation and prayer. The synonyms for chapels give a deeper understanding of the diversity of spiritual practice throughout history and across cultures.

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Usage examples for Chapels

The city is said to have once contained "forty times forty churches and chapels," but it has not so many to-day, though there must be between six and eight hundred.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
The new class of readers wants something more congenial to the teaching of their favourite ministers and chapels.
"English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century"
Leslie Stephen
At the chapels of the ambassadors and at Somerset House English sermons were preached for the edification of the English Catholics and of the more interesting Protestant visitors.
"Henrietta Maria"
Henrietta Haynes

Famous quotes with Chapels

  • I was brought up by an Episcopalian father and Presbyterian mother in nondenominational Army chapels all over the world and never really had much religious experience.
    Sally Quinn
  • I think it possible that Marxism was the first attempt, for our time, outside the formal religions, at a world-mind, a world-ethic. It went wrong, could not prevent itself from dividing and subdividing, like all the other religions, into smaller and smaller chapels, sects, and creeds. But it was an attempt.
    Doris Lessing
  • Dodgson was overcome by the beauty of Cologne Cathedral. I found him leaning against the rails of the Choir and sobbing like a child. When the verger came to show us over the chapels behind the Choir, he got out of the way, he said that he could not bear the harsh voice of the man in the presence of so much beauty.
    Lewis Carroll
  • If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men’s cottages princes’ palaces.
    William Shakespeare

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