Minister

Minister may refer to:

  • Minister (Christianity), a Christian who ministers in some way
  • Minister (diplomacy), the rank of diplomat directly below ambassador
  • Minister (government), a politician who heads a ministry (government department)
  • Shadow minister, a member of a Shadow Cabinet of the opposition

Famous quotes containing the word minister:

    [T]he minister preached a sermon on Jonah and the whale, at the end of which an old chief arose and declared, “We have heard several of the white people talk and lie; we know they will lie, but this is the biggest lie we ever heard.”
    —Administration in the State of Miss, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    [T]he dignity of parliament it seems can brook no opposition to it’s power. Strange that a set of men who have made sale of their virtue to the minister should yet talk of retaining dignity!
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)