The book's seven chapters can be grouped into three sections: the first three chapters narrate the process of Eliot's conversion, chapters four and five describe Eliot's engagement with the Anglo-Catholicism of the first half of the twentieth century, and the final two chapters examine distinctly Anglo-Catholic
elements in Eliot's social commentary and art.
He praises Askew for her confrontations with the Anglo-Catholic
clergy; characterizing her as "scornefull and hygh stomaked to the enemyes of truthe.
Faith and order" questions had been declared out of bounds at the insistence of the Anglo-Catholics
, but practical cooperation was very much on.
He not only places Dawson's work within the twentieth-century European and American Catholic Renaissance, he also draws attention to Dawson's interaction with its Anglo-Catholic
cousin, and as such, inadvertently shows how intertwined the various movements were.
Participants represented broadly evangelical Protestant and Anglo-Catholic
groups, after the planners decided to exclude church polity and doctrine from the Conference agenda.
Outside the debate, the Rev Prebendary David Houlding, of Hampstead, London, a leading Anglo-Catholic
, said: "It is getting worse, it is going downhill very badly.
Anglicans (leaning towards Rome but still within the Anglican community) oppose female priests and even more so female bishops (already in place in the United States, Canada, Australia and elsewhere.
Oldham (the conference secretary) to suppose that Anglo-Catholic
concerns could be met, provided that a distinction was made in the statistics between mission work among non-Christians and that among Roman Catholics and the Eastern churches.
Anglican vicar and clergy trainer at Southampton, Randall (religious education, U of Wales-Bangor) uses churchmanship--positions such as Anglo-Catholic
or Evangelical--as a lens through which to examine the contemporary Anglican Church and its professional clergy at a time of conflict over such issues as women and gay bishops, same-sex marriage, and laypeople presiding at Holy Communion.
A survey shows 'old party divisions' between Evangelical and Anglo-Catholic
are still strong.
He is an Anglo-Catholic
and has been at odds with those who support women and gay priests.
With strong beliefs, his Anglo-Catholic
faith nearly led him to a career as a priest.