Low-Church


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Low-Church

(lō′chûch′)
adj.
Of or relating to a group in the Anglican Church that minimizes the episcopacy, priesthood, and sacraments and favors evangelical doctrines, polity, and usages.
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He would willingly have made the service more ornate than had been usual in the low-church parish of Blackstable, and in his secret soul he yearned for processions and lighted candles.
Many of the chapters challenge what the contributors critique as an individualistic, low-church Protestantism.
It is why many low-church Evangelicals do not baptize their young children but wait for them to come of age to make a conscious declaration of faith.
Temperley concludes that their sometimes-contradictory opinions created a paradox of high- and low-church values which hindered the development of a single Methodist approach to music for a century.
Its major prophets were the Anglican church, the dissident low-church Evangelical and high-church Oxford Movements, the hortatory writings of Thomas Carlyle and the muscular Christianity of Thomas Arnold, headmaster of Rugby school and father of the poet Matthew Arnold.
Though fiercely liberal and generally low-church, it's also home to a chapter of Adore Ministries, an outreach group for young people, whose devotions include--you guessed it--eucharistic adoration.
Bayly that only then did a new imperial Anglicanism assert itself, embracing both High Anglicans and low-church Evangelicals as part of an imperial resurgence following in part the losses inAmerica.
Religious commissions continued to form a large part of Eidlitz's practice, with the majority coming from Protestant congregations with a Low-Church focus on preaching.
41) But his verses are not only "tractlike" because they might suggest Tractarianism, but also "tractlike" because they display a certain low-Church homiletic moralism that had been available to parody for a long time.
Just as dear old Tupper expressed his Victorianism by his devotion to religion, admittedly a low-church variety, so Prof.
Craig puts the villain's hat on a monolithic Low-Church "camp," likening it to communist-hunting McCarthyism (171).