Timber roofs were both more 'modest' and better acoustically--essential for the Order of Preachers.
What does OP stand for?
OP stands for Order of Preachers (Roman Catholicism; Dominican)
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We have 29 other meanings of OP in our Acronym Attic
- Optical Power
- Optimal Partitioning (sectorization method)
- Optimus Prime (Leader of the Autobots, icon of the 80s)
- Optional Procedure
- Opus (Latin: A Work; used in referring to music)
- Oral Participation
- Oral Presentation
- Oral Production (test)
- Orbit Prediction
- Orbiter Payload
- Order of Precedence
- Order of the Pelican (Society for Creative Anachronism)
- Order Point
- Order Processing
- Ordinis Praedicatorum (Latin: Order of Preachers)
- Ordnance Pamphlet
- Ordnance Personnel (US Navy)
- Ordnance Publication
- Ordo Praedicatorum (Latin: Order of Preachers; formal name of Dominicans, a Catholic religious institution)
- Organized Play (gaming)
Samples in periodicals archive:
95 Paperback BL80 Toropov, a nonfiction writer, and Buckles, who teaches theology at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Graduate Theological Union, and is a member of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans), introduce world religions to general readers.
He was a member of the Dominican Order of Preachers, who relied on begging and charitable donations to survive.
Radcliffe is the former master general of the Order of Preachers and a widely noted author and lecturer.
Staupitz was also hostile to the rosary, a devotion associated most closely with the Order of Preachers.
There was an order of preachers - who were known as 'local' to distinguish them from those of us who itinerate and are ordained.
On receiving tenure in 1986, he requested and was granted a leave of absence in order that he might spend the 1986-1987 academic year in Cincinnati as a novice within the Order of Preachers.
95 Paperback The Westminster handbooks to Christian theology B765 Dominicans are first and foremost the Order of Preachers, and Aquinas was admirably suited to their habit from the moment he took it at about 20 to the moment he died in it at about 50.