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  Anglicanism
Anglicanism is that tradition in CHRISTIANITY whose members are in full communion with the see of Canterbury, England.
Anglicanism considers itself to stand within the primitive Catholic tradition, preserving a solid scriptural basis; a ministry of bishops, priests and deacons in unbroken succession from the time of the Apostles; a sacramental order; and a recognition of church tradition which is nevertheless freed from medieval excesses and superstitions.
Anglicanism stands within the Greco-Gallican (theological and liturgical) tradition; its nature is to emphasize community and loving relationship as distinct from the legal conformity emphasized by the Latin (Roman Catholic) tradition.
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  Anglicanism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anglicanism is not congregational in its polity: It is the diocese, not the parish church, which is the smallest unit of authority in the church, and bishops must give their assent to resolutions passed by synods.
The Anglican Communion does not recognize the supremacy of the Bishop of Rome (the Pope), and is thus clearly not a particular church within that Communion.
Melanesian Anglican nuns at the Archbishop of Canterbury's residence, Lambeth Palace, in 2006
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Anglicanism
It is characteristic of the Anglican Reformation that the supreme and far reaching regulative jurisdiction which was exercised by the Holy See was, after the severance from Rome, taken over, to all intents and purposes, by the Crown, and was never effectively entrusted to the Anglican Spirituality, either to the
In countries outside of England the Wales Anglican Churches exist, and, it is said, all the more prosperously from being untrammelled by the State connection.
There has been the deep-seated attachment to the principles of the Reformation in which the Anglican settlement was founded, and the determination to preserve the standards of belief and worship then established.
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 Christianity — Anglicanism
Anglicanism is the name given to the church which historically operated as The Church of England, but which now operates flexibly and autonomously in many nations.
Anglicanism has its roots in the Celtic Christianity of the earliest Britons and in the Roman form of the faith brought to England by Augustine of Canterbury in the 5th and 6th Centuries.
Anglican churches are episcopal in governance, retaining the Catholic threefold ministry of bishops, priests and deacons.
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 Anglicanism
The Anglican Communion is a fellowship of churches which are linked to the see of Canterbury forming one Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church.
This lead Charles Wesley to adopt an evangelical approach which was greeted with disdain and the Methodists felt compelled to leave the Church.
Nevertheless, the nineteenth century saw the Anglican church becoming far more Low Church, evangelical and socially motivated under the influence of men like William Wilberforce and involved in world-wide missionary activities.
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 Anglicanism - The Church of Saint Matthias   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Anglicans regard the sacraments of Baptism and Holy Communion as generally necessary for one’s salvation, but also observe five other universal sacraments: Holy Confirmation, Holy Matrimony, Reconciliation, the Anointing of the Sick, and Holy Ordination.
Anglicans believe that the Holy Scriptures contain all things necessary for our salvation, so that no belief may be required of us, unless it can be proved thereby.
Anglican spirituality is a stately mode of public worship, a disciplined course of personal Christian formation, and a sacramental way of life from birth to death for each Churchman.
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 The Church of England in Early America - The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries - Divining America: Religion and the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Anglican missionaries are greeted by Native Americans on this bookplate from the Anglican Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, which also strove to convert New England Puritans.
And while it is true that Anglican clergymen were less than zealous in carrying their message into western backcountry districts, most preferring the comforts of their settled parsonages along the coast, they were not, as a group, notorious for incompetence or immorality.
In short, the current consensus is that Anglicanism was a socially conservative tradition that nonetheless commanded a broad base of support by virtue of its spiritual appeal to the laity.
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 Category:Anglicanism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term Anglican denotes those people and churches following the religious traditions of the Church of England, especially after the Reformation.
Anglicans trace these traditions back to the first followers of Jesus, but acknowledge that schisms occurred first with the Oriental Orthodox, then the Eastern Orthodox and finally with the Roman Catholic churches.
Like Oriental and Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches (and unlike many other Protestant churches), Anglicans maintain authority within the church through apostolic succession.
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 Pontifications » Blog Archive » So what’s so catholic about Anglicanism?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Anglicanism provides them both them with the trappings of catholicity and with the freedom to recreate catholic religion according to their private judgment and the ideological principles of “inclusivity.” There simply is no other denomination around that would satisfy their boutique preferences.
Anglicans have generally agreed that the Eucharist is a memorial of Christ’s one sacrifice on the cross, a commemorative sacrifice, but what precisely this means has varied considerably from theologian to theologian.
Anglican Churches have always continued to be instituted to the honour and under the patronage of Saints.
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 Anglicanism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In an essay, Anglicanism and Its Spirit, William Wolf seeks to describe today’s Anglicanism as a church that seeks to be comprehensive, which, he writes, is “not a sophisticated word for syncretism.
He wrote that there is “an assumption that consensus, comprehensiveness and contract is the normative mode for establishing and maintaining the order of society”.
Anglicanism concerns itself with the presence of God as a question.
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 Making Sense of Anglicanism
Bruce Kaye: Anglicanism is a religious tradition which is always somehow open to the environment in which it is located, and therefore it is not a sect-like religious tradition, and it is only true to itself when it remains open and without walls.
The challenge for Anglicanism is not how permeable it is or how malleable it is, but to what degree its resolution of that relationship indicates sufficient critical distance from the culture on the issues that are important to the practising of faith.
Richard Condie: Being Anglican is certainly important to the leadership and to the structures and to the organisation of the place, and the recognition of ministry that we have and certainly the form of what we do is consistent with the Book of Common Prayer and the Anglican structures.
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 Anglicanism: What Should We Keep? - Canterbury Tales
Due the its history of vernacular liturgy, the Anglican tradition has had to recreate a choral tradition and it is quite spectacular.
In some Anglican African regions, entire families begin their days at the parish church with Morning Prayer and meet again for Evening Prayer before returning to their homes.
Anglicanism has a long tradition of highly trained academic men in the priesthood, even at the parochial level.
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 Theological Education for the Anglican Communion Resources - Anglicanism Book list
The books are intended as a provisional list of about 30 books which the members of TEAC feel that, if possible, all Anglican theological education institutions where teaching and learning takes place in the English language, should contain as part of their library.
A wide-ranging set of essays on the issues that have to be rethought if Anglicanism is to relate meaningfully to the new reality of the 21st Century Anglican Communion where the majority are 'majority world' Christians.
There is a good survey of the history of Anglicanism in Britain from Henry VIII to the present by Paul Avis, pp 3-28.
www.anglicancommunion.org /teac/resources/anglicanism_booklist.cfm   (1641 words)

  
 Mere Anglicanism: About Us
Orthodox Anglicans must be re-connected with one another, and learn to work together strategically and tactically.
Mere Anglicanism is an event-oriented organization that provides the tools and resources to disciple, train, and educate lay and clergy leaders.
All of us recognize, however, that whether inside or outside, we must develop discipled, educated laypeople and clergy who are prepared to play their part in the renewal of Anglicanism.
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 Mere Anglicanism - Catholic Answers Forums
The ecumenical creeds, both Nicene and Apostles, are used by the Anglican Communion in its worship day by day and week by week.
In addition, many Anglican churches follow ancient tradition and include the Athanasian Creed among their statements of faith.
All Anglicans are members of heterodox Protestant sects that need to return to the ONE, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church that was founded by Christ.
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 Anglicanism
Anglicanism is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
The organisational machinery of the Church of England was in place by the time of the Synod of Hertford in 673 AD when the English bishops were for the first time able to act as one body under the leadership of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The concept of Anglo-Catholicism as a distinct sub-group or branch of Anglicanism, however, began to come to prominence in the Church of England during the Victorian era under the influence of the Oxford M...
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 Wikinfo | Anglicanism
However, there are a small number of Anglicans, the 'continuing church' movement, who do not acknowledge the Anglican Communion, because they consider the Church of England and the Episcopal Church, as well as other Western provinces, too "liberal".
Clerical celibacy is not enforced, and women may be ordained as deacons in almost all dioceses, as priests in many, and in some countries as bishops.
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 Amazon.com: What Is Anglicanism (The Anglican Studies Series): Books: Urban Tigner Holmes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
This is true, but as Holmes discusses the Anglican consciousness in the first chapter, this kind of ambiguity is inherent in the Anglican mind.
Anglicanism is also a system of acknowledging the incarnation, making Anglicanism a 'sensible' religion - not necessarily sensible in terms of being practical, but rather in terms of paying attention to the experiences of the senses - worship services that involve 'smells and bells' can testify to this feature.
Because Anglicanism does not have a set catechism or doctrinal system to which one must adhere, the statements in Holmes' text are subject to interpretation and change, but it does give a good introduction to the way Anglicans think.
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 glbtq >> social sciences >> Anglicanism / Episcopal Church
Yet the greatest growth in church membership in the Anglican Communion in the twentieth century was in Third World countries, where the character of the church (responsive to local conditions) has taken on not the ethos of an East Coast metropolis, but that of fervent missionary work, particularly in competition with Islam.
This cultural conflict underlies the virulently anti-homosexual views of Anglican church leaders in Africa, who have been most vociferous in their condemnation of changing attitudes toward homosexuality by Anglicans in other countries.
In 1998, the conflict among different Anglican churches came to a head at the Lambeth Conference, a decennial gathering of the leaders of the churches comprising the Anglican Communion.
www.glbtq.com /social-sciences/anglicanism,2.html   (1065 words)

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