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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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I think (the High-Church Pentecostals) are trying to bring about an order where one would know exactly who you are and what you mean.
The High-Church Pentecostal movement is significant because it marks a departure from the style and dogma that long have defined most African-American Pentecostal churches.
ironically the inspiration for these improvements in the character and church life of southern gentlemen came from British "tractarians" who were read avidly by high-church Episcopalians.
A Roman Catholic cardinal who, before his conversion, had been a leader of the high-church Oxford Movement in the Church of England, Newman saw theology not as a sovereign "queen" reigning over the academy but as a legitimate "sister" in the "goodly family of sciences.
Nockles, rejecting a long established Anglo-Catholic historiography in which the Tractarian movement was the only viable form of High-Church Anglicanism in the Victorian period, found instead a vigorous diversity of High-Church alternatives.
If Craig sees High-Church Anglicanism as multiform, he has been less successful at recognizing any pluralism in contemporary evangelical Anglicanism.
The editors are to be commended for bringing together an outstanding group of writers to deal with this creative high-church movement.
This is church history from the parish up, placing the dynamic but controversial high-church pastor firmly in the context of a huge parish that was already experiencing an Anglican resurgence as much evangelical as high.