Anglo-Catholicism


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Anglo-Catholicism

 

a movement within the Anglican Church for the return to Catholicism, but without merging with the Roman Catholic Church. It began on the eve of the English Bourgeois Revolution in the 17th century as an anti-Puritan movement; it reappeared in the so-called Oxford movement of the 1830’s and 1840’s. Anglo-Catholicism opposes religious modernism and state intervention in the affairs of the church. The Anglo-Catholics are the most conservative group of Anglicans, with many supporters among the English aristocracy.

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There was a dedication of the self which was verbalized in terms of personal attachment to the Saviour, within the disciplines of contemporary Anglo-Catholicism.
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Anglo-Catholicism was barely tolerated, particularly by the Nonconformists who were the bedrock of Gladstone's Liberal Party.
Anglo-Catholicism emerges as the major stumbling-block on the way, although one might give Anglo-Catholics credit for having raised awkward questions of church polity which others had sidestepped.
Eliot's religion, Anglo-Catholicism, is a higher-than-high version of Anglicanism only a footstep away from Rome, and his attachment to it seems to have derived from an odd combination of his political mood and his authentic spirituality.
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Paz discusses the problems the Church of England faced, especially with the rise of Anglo-Catholicism.
The wartime quartet ~Little Gidding' resolves this geographic tension by embracing, with a sense of finality and relief, both England and Anglo-Catholicism.
Such reflection, for me, points to an intriguing intersection between two differing strains of Christianity - Anglo-Catholicism and fundamentalism.
The terms Oxford Movement, Tractarianism, ritualism, and Anglo-Catholicism are often used interchangeably.
This experience began the development of his fastidious taste and Anglo-Catholicism and gave him the basis for a career as an ecclesiastical architect.
uenced by the Oxford Movement, which consisted of high church Anglicans, including Cardinal Newman, and developed into Anglo-Catholicism.