High Church

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High Church:

see England, Church ofEngland, Church of,
the established church of England and the mother church of the Anglican Communion. Organization and Doctrine

The clergy of the church are of three ancient orders: deacons, priests, and bishops.
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High Church

the party or movement within the Church of England stressing continuity with Catholic Christendom, the authority of bishops, and the importance of sacraments, rituals, and ceremonies
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As we have seen, throughout the 1690s the High Church party had repeatedly accused the Latitudinarians of doctrinal heterodoxy, but what made matters worse in the eyes of High Churchmen was the end to which that heterodoxy was directed.
In reality few High Churchmen were prepared to condemn every act of occasional communion either.
The theft of these items parallels similar contemporary spoliations taking place in Rome after the death of popes and high churchmen.
Nockles traces the "Z's" ecclesiastical influence and theological positions from 1760 - when George III ascended the throne and High Churchmen again began to receive hierarchical preferment - to 1857 and the aftermath of two pivotal ecclesiastical decisions.
will explore further the curious fact that many Tractarians who became Roman Catholics (including Newman) had earlier been Evangelicals, not High Churchmen.
The difficulty here for High Churchmen and for those Angle-Catholics still in the Church is that most of the northern European churches do not have 'orders' that even claim to be in direct succession to pre-reformation Bishops.
Informed as they were by Calvinism, spirited debates occurred among themselves and with High Churchmen about Arminianism vs.
These men are indeed similar to old-ficant fashioned High Churchmen such as Warden Harding that one meets in Trollope's novels.
Hoadly (1676-1761) was one of the most influential religious and political thinkers of his time, constantly challenging High Churchmen on the nature of the Church of England and civil government in England.