An Introduction to World Anglicanism (Introduction to by Bruce Kaye

By Bruce Kaye

What's the nature of global Anglicanism in a postcolonial, international age? This ebook presents the foremost to realizing either the nature of this Christian culture and the basic nature of present disputes. It describes the rules of the culture and descriptions its relevant ideals and practices, concentrating on project, liturgy, engagement with others, and gear, wisdom and authority within the church. It comprises chapters on women's ordination and on homosexuality within the public lifetime of the church, and the ultimate bankruptcy appears to be like to the demanding situations of the longer term.

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For a fleeting instant clergy and bishops were faced with the question of whether they could work in a church which was essentially a voluntary body. The foundation of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge seemed to embrace that possibility and encouraged clergy in the understanding of their role as pastoral educators. A similar crisis of the church in danger in the 1740s brought forth the voluntarist impulse again and saw the formation of Sunday schools and later the Proclamation Society.

Cross, Church and People 1450–1660. The Triumph of the Laity in the English Church (London: Collins, Fontana Press, 1976), p. 242. 36 An Introduction to World Anglicanism the issues were clearly political: Roman Catholics were regarded as subversive. After all, in 1570 Pope Pius V had excommunicated Elizabeth I and absolved Roman Catholics of the responsibility to obey her. The last thirty years of Elizabeth’s reign were marked by this pseudo-religious terrorist mentality. The Jesuit mission begun in 1574 seemed only to confirm the disloyalty of Roman Catholics, and so a series of laws addressed this threat.

242. 36 An Introduction to World Anglicanism the issues were clearly political: Roman Catholics were regarded as subversive. After all, in 1570 Pope Pius V had excommunicated Elizabeth I and absolved Roman Catholics of the responsibility to obey her. The last thirty years of Elizabeth’s reign were marked by this pseudo-religious terrorist mentality. The Jesuit mission begun in 1574 seemed only to confirm the disloyalty of Roman Catholics, and so a series of laws addressed this threat. In 1581 it became high treason to convert to Roman Catholicism and any Roman Catholic priests found within the queen’s realms were automatically guilty of high treason.

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