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Anglo-Catholicism

Definition of the noun anglo-catholicism

What does anglo-catholicism mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. a doctrine and practice within the Church of England emphasizing the Catholic tradition

Explanation

Anglo-Catholicism: The terms Anglo-Catholic, Anglican Catholic and Catholic Anglican describe people, beliefs and practices within Anglicanism which emphasise the Catholic heritage and identity of the various Anglican churches rather than their Reformed heritage.

  • also known as Anglo-Catholic

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Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

Anglo-Catholicism a tradition within the Anglican Church which is close to Catholicism in its doctrine and worship and is broadly identified with High Church Anglicanism. As a movement, Anglo-Catholicism grew out of the OXFORDMovement ...

Google previewThe HarperCollins Encyclopedia of Catholicism (1995)

by Richard P. McBrien

ANGLO-CATHOLICISM sion (known as ARCIC II) was appointed in 1983 to continue the work begun by the first and to explore other areas of theological concern. It has issued two statements, one on salvation and the Church (1987) and one ...

Google previewThe Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology (1983)

by Alan Richardson, John Bowden

Anglo-Catholicism 20 contributed little to the mainstream of theological and christological development. J. Barbel, Christos Angelas, 1964; H. Bieten- hard, Die himmlische Welt im Urchristentum und Spatjudentum, 1951; A. W. Carr, Angels and ...

Google previewEvangelical Dictionary of Theology (2001)

by Walter A. Elwell

Anglo-Catholicism. The modern name for the tradition within Anglicanism that was previously Anglo-Catholicism termed “High Church.” The name dates only from 1838, during the Tractarian or Oxford Movement. Edward Pusey, John Keble , ...

Google previewEvangelical Dictionary of Theology (Baker Reference Library) (2001)

by Walter A. Elwell

Anglo-Catholicism. The modern name for the tradition within Anglicanism that was previously Anglo-Catholicism termed “High Church.” The name dates only from 1838, during the Tractarian or Oxford Movement. Edward Pusey, John Keble , ...

Google previewThe Hutchinson Illustrated Encyclopedia of British History (1999)

by Simon Hall

Anglo-Catholicism the 'high church' wing of the Anglican Church. which stresses the Catholic heritage of faith and liturgical practice. The term was first used i838 to describe the QOxford Movement. which began in the wake of pressure from ...

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