Low Church

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Low Church

n
(Anglicanism) the school of thought in the Church of England stressing evangelical beliefs and practices. Compare Broad Church, High Church
adj
(Anglicanism) of or relating to this school
ˌLow-ˈChurchman n

Low′ Church′


adj.
pertaining to the view or practice in the Anglican Church that emphasizes evangelicalism over the sacraments, church rituals, and church authority. Compare High Church, Broad Church.
[1695–1705]
Low′ Church′man, n.
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Plain services, "no attractions," and no attempts to induce by almsgiving, said the Low Churchman, Rev.
Quiverful, a Low Churchman, was granted the preferment, much to Mrs.
Bold if she had become the wife of a Low Churchman. In fact, Dr.