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Anglican Religious Identity and History – Part I

ShareAnglican Religious Identity and History – Part I In an earlier blog, I offered the following one-sentence definition of Anglicanism: “Anglicanism is the life of the Catholic Church that was planted in England in the first few centuries after Christ; reshaped decisively by the English Reformation that reformed the received catholic traditions and also by […]

March 22, 2012 | 2 Comments More

Historical Definitions of Anglicanism

ShareHistorical Definitions of Anglicanism So far, I’ve looked at a variety of definitions of Anglicanism: a 2-word definition, a one-sentence definition, normative, structural, and stylistic definitions of Anglicanism. A final kind of definition of Anglicanism commonly offered is a historical one, based on the development of the Anglican tradition over time. Historically defined, Anglicanism has […]

February 25, 2012 | 0 Comments More