The majority of those studied were by evangelical Anglicans and Presbyterians, but a few were by Anglo-Catholics
or Roman Catholics.
Evangelicals welcomed new texts and tunes so long as they were scripturally based or personal in tone, while Anglo-Catholics
stressed the revival of ancient texts and tunes that reinforced Catholic liturgies and traditions of communal worship.
Anglicans have long cherished their broad church which has for generations successfully been the spiritual home of Anglo-Catholics
, evangelicals, liberals and other expressions of the faith.
As a result, socialism became a factor in late-Victorian disputes between Anglo-Catholics
The people, the sort of extremes in our Church - the very conservative evangelicals and very traditionalist Anglo-Catholics
- have no idea how this will be read by most people.
are no better when they cite it as an argument against women bishops.
Senior female clergy have threatened to vote with conservative evangelicals and Anglo-Catholics
against final approval of the legislation if the amendment is not reconsidered by the bishops.
Spurr shows how Anglo-Catholic
practices and beliefs (including among other practices: penance, praying the rosary, and reserving the Blessed Sacrament) distinguish Anglo-Catholics
from Anglicanism generally.
Anglicanism proved riven with fault lines: Anglo-Catholics
relished the prospect of mutual recognition; evangelical Anglicans eschewed it.
Like most of the incomers, Burnham is a former member of Forward in Faith, the majority movement for Anglo-Catholics
who fear that the Church of England has lost its hold on church order.
were loyal to the English Church and insisted that it retained its essential 'catholic' credentials despite the Reformation and subsequent growth of the more widespread, and ultimately more important, Evangelical party.
This is directed primarily at the Church of England where there are a number of Anglo-Catholics
who are dissatisfied with women bishops," said Bishop Ingham.