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generally guide decision making. Richard Hooker shaped Anglican ethics by arguing that scripture, tradition and reason are all necessary for a faithful, lively and discerning faith community. This combination was named the "three-legged stool" of Anglicanism. He sought continuity with the past while discerning answers for new situations which arose. The stool works so that each leg balances and informs the other as a faithful response to the particular ethical issue is discerned. In the process, a...

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Nvq Level 2 Heath an Social Care

Anglicanism is a tradition within Christianity comprising the Church of England and churches which are historically tied to it or have similar beliefs, worship practices and church structures.[1] The word Anglican originates in ecclesia anglicana, a medieval Latin phrase dating to at least 1246 that means the English Church. Adherents of Anglicanism are called Anglicans. The great majority of Anglicans are members of churches which are part of the international Anglican Communion.[2] There are, however...

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of Anglicanism go back to one of the main branches of Protestantism that came about after the 16th century Reformation. During the reign of King Edward, a power struggle emerged between English Protestants and Catholics. Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer contributed a great deal to the reforms away from Catholicism with two versions of the Book of Common Prayer and the 42 Articles of 1553. Protestantism still struggled in England until the reign of Queen Elizabeth I when Anglicanism finally...

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Southern Colonies Religion

predominately Baptist.   Anglican churches spread along the length of the Atlantic seaboard, the largest concentration being in the coastal South. In these colonies, Anglicanism also enjoyed the advantage of being the established, state-supported church, as it had been in England since the sixteenth century. In Anglicanism great emphasis is placed on observing a formal ceremonies--the celebration of saints' days and other holy days. They had great performance of elaborate, dramatic ceremonies...

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To what extent was tradition in English Christianity restored in the 19th century?

intact until it suddenly collapsed in 1828, because Catholic emancipation undermined Anglican supremacy (J.C.D. Clark 1985) The Oxford Movement, founded in 1833, sought to reinstate more Catholic traditions to the Anglican church. They viewed Anglicanism, Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism as three branches of one Catholic church, as opposed to separate institutions. The Oxford Movement wanted traditional aspects of liturgy and worship, according to traditions from medieval practices reinstated, establishing...

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Reformation in Continental Europe and England and Its Consequences

of this is royal successors of Henry VIII being the head of English church, which became the Anglican Church by the Act of Conformity. Henry VIII laid basis for the Anglican Church and many variants within the denomination such as Lutheranism, Anglicanism and Calvinism, which are still in operation today. These denominations influenced the change of beliefs and practices, in 1539; Six Articles were presented that outlined the details of some of the changed beliefs and practices such as communion...

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Consider the Topic of Sexual Ethics Currently Under Discussion in the Anglican Communion Today. Answer the Following Three Questions on It: A. What Do You Think Are the Key Issues in the Debate? B. How Is the Anglican

prominent place for debate is often via the world’s media, though the reporting is not always as balanced as one might like. D And how do you think this discussion might in due course be resolved, without being untrue to the character of Anglicanism? The Anglican way would be to seek a compromise which would allow all parties to continue within the Communion.[8] In theory this would allow the various Provinces, to hold true to their beliefs. In 2008, Archbishop Rowan proposed a way forward...

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penal laws

III this was enshrined in a series of laws that Edmund Burke described as "well-fitted for the oppression, impoverishment and degradation of a people as ever proceeded from the perverted ingenuity of man". Priests did not officially exist since Anglicanism was the established Church. Priests relied on their congregations for gifts of food and money for their survival, while Anglican clergy had vast estates and few parishioners. Roman Catholics had to pay tithes (one tenth of their income) to the Anglican...

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Elizibethan Religious Settlement

The settlement is often seen as a terminal point of the English Reformation and in the long run the foundation of a "via media" and the concept of Anglicanism. At the time it was believed to have established a Protestant church.[9] Although Elizabeth "cannot be credited with a prophetic latitudinarian policy which foresaw the rich diversity of Anglicanism", her preferences made it possible.[10] To some it can be said to represent a compromise in wording and practice between the first Book of Common...

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Chapter 13 Britain Summary

warden and sexton are variously used for lay members of churches who assist in various ways during services or with the upkeep of the church. A priest who caters for the spiritual needs of those in some, sort of institution is called a chaplain. ANGLICANISM Although the Anglican Church apparently has much the largest following in England, appearances can be deceptive. It has been estimated that less than 5% of those who might describe themselves as Anglicans regularly attend services. Many others...

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