Protestant Episcopal Church


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Protestant Episcopal Church:

see Episcopal ChurchEpiscopal Church,
Anglican church of the United States. Its separate existence as an American ecclesiastical body with its own episcopate began in 1789. Doctrine and Organization

The Episcopal Church maintains that the Holy Scriptures are the ultimate rule of faith.
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Ironically, they were all members of what Lemann neatly terms the Episcopacy, the social class whose defining institutions were the Protestant Episcopal Church, country clubs, New England boarding schools, Ivy League colleges, and, in their working lives, investment banks, major foundations, the foreign service, and university faculties--the very same crowd whose duller members Conant was trying to lock out of the garden.
The new denomination, which calls itself the Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA (PECUSA), says it is the true heir of the Anglican tradition in the U.S.
Born April 10, 1806, in Raleigh, North Carolina; graduated from West Point (1827) and commissioned in the artillery; resigned (December 1, 1827) to enter the Virginia Theological Seminary; ordained in the Protestant Episcopal Church (April 1830); priest (1831); missionary bishop of the Southwest (September 1838) and first bishop of Louisiana (October 1841-June 1861); founded the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee (October 9, 1860); Confederate major general (June 1861); served under A.
In 1847 he was ordained a minister of the Protestant Episcopal Church and occupied country parishes in New York and Vermont.
The building's landlord, The Domes tic and Foreign Mission Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church was represented by an Avison Young team consisting of Arthur Mirante, Martin Cottingham, and Matthew Pynn.
John's in Shanghai, sponsored by the Protestant Episcopal Church. (42) Mary Fay was the key person in the Episcopal Boys' Boarding School, which later became Duane Hall (1876), a foundational element of the later university.
(The Reformed Episcopal Church was formed in 1873 amid a debate about "the excessive ritualism and exclusive attitude of the Protestant Episcopal Church" and counts seven Canadian churches among its 137 parishes and about 13,400 members, according to its Web site.
He sponsored the establishment of the University of the South in Suwanee, Tennessee in order to "advance the influence of Episcopalianism and to promote a type of Southern literary and cultural nationalism." Moreover, "by leading his Louisiana diocese out of Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States and by choosing a military assignment, Polk demonstrated the inseparability of his religious beliefs and his worldview."

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