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Low 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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Low Church

the school of thought in the Church of England stressing evangelical beliefs and practices
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He then looked hopefully to the day when the division between the Roman and Anglican churches would be healed, and the united church could pursue its Low Church enemies.
Perhaps the majority of Catholic conservatives today, swayed by Republican propaganda, have assimilated downward to the low church conservatism of their allies.
Low Church and high Church movements were both associated with a poetry and a poetics.
Incidentally, "altars" (as opposed to communion tables) would in and of themselves offer a negative connotation to low church Ugandan Protestants who fought vigorously against high church (and Catholic) furniture that they considered idolatrous.
Even more remarkable is the fact that NCV's core consumers are the Mosaics and Baby Busters, a group recently citied in a Barna survey for their low church attendance.
Will the drift not inevitably turn us into low church wobblies?
The punitive and purgative model, favored by the "Protestant Left" (Anglicans who favor a low church style) and the Puritans, strives to create a society of the "godly" by using the common law to excise wrongdoers from its midst.
Doctrinally the Low Church party tends to concentrate on the Mystery of the Atonement.
The high church and the low church are all Christians, and in this crisis we should support each other, give each other reassurance that God has not left us alone.
Each of the rival factions--High Church, Low Church, Catholics--persecuted cruelly when it got to power, and religious tolerance emerged at last in a kind of exhausted tumble when no faction could summon a majority for its designs.
Miroslav Volf, a low church, evangelical Protestant, is prepared to call the embrace of the other "a sacrament of a catholic personality.
On the long-term winning side were the constituencies of commerce, industry, the maritime sector, the centers of immigration, the principal cities, low church evangelical religion, and the proselytizing middle classes.