Though not celebrated by all Christian denominations, the tradition is popular in Catholic, Episcopalian
and some other Protestant traditions.
The chief difference is that most priests who became Catholic under the 1980 provision entered into full Catholic communion as individuals (albeit often with their wives and perhaps their children), while applicants for the new ordinariate are ordinarily former Episcopal priests who are accompanied by a group of former lay Episcopalians
who share their desire to reconcile with the Catholic church.
Glenn Robins also takes aim at the captivity historiography with his new study of Leonidas Polk, arguing that Episcopalians
have also shaped the region's past.
And in a broader sense, many Episcopalians
view the whole conflict as another incident in Anglicanism's complex history as a via media (or middle way) between the Catholic Church and evangelical Protestant denominations.
From 1940 to 1985 United Methodists, Presbyterians, Episcopalians
, and Congregationalists continued to stand by helplessly as Southern Baptist and Pentacostal membership swelled from 7.
By 2002, 3,481 women had been ordained as Episcopalian
priests or deacons, 25 percent of all active clergy were women, and eleven women were serving as bishops.
Upset with erroneous reporting, Margaret Bush, Episcopalian
As part of the family of 38 Anglican church provinces, the Episcopalians
of North America come under the general leadership of the Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams.
Though Madison was from an Episcopalian
family, the influence of his Presbyterian tutor and university schooling gave Madison little interest in denominational squabbles.
preacher learned his act at a summer camp in the Lake District while studying for the ministry.
John the Divine, apparently a liberal institution that has opened its arms to New York's gay Episcopalian
For whom is this engaging book, by a former professor of preaching at a leading Episcopalian