By Bruce Kaye
What's the nature of worldwide Anglicanism in a postcolonial, worldwide age? This publication offers the main to realizing either the nature of this Christian culture and the fundamental nature of present disputes. It describes the rules of the culture and descriptions its critical ideals and practices, targeting venture, liturgy, engagement with others, and tool, wisdom and authority within the church. It contains chapters on women's ordination and on homosexuality within the public lifetime of the church, and the ultimate bankruptcy appears to the demanding situations of the long run.
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Similarly, within the Roman jurisdiction Gallicanism has run like an underground river, rising to the surface from time to time to wash away the pretensions of structural imperialisms. The resurgence of ‘new theology’ in the run-up to Vatican II largely drew its dynamic from this stream of influence. Even given these exceptions the general trend in the Anglican tradition remains. It points to a particular orientation to social enmeshment and to the consequential issue of the social ownership of authority and jurisdiction.
Forming an Anglican nation in England 25 influence went a long way towards bringing it into real political and social existence. In doing so he helped to shape the way in which the Norman Conquest reinforced the sense of Englishness by a political and ecclesiastical consolidation of the country. He facilitated a way of seeing the nation as Christian, with an ecclesiastical hierarchy and a monastic tradition, with its own English character and a sense of belonging to catholic Christianity in Europe.
40 An Introduction to World Anglicanism the Church of England in the instruments of state. 39 Where the eighteenth century seemed quiet on the ecclesiological front, the nineteenth century raged with the question. The gradual step-by-step accommodation to religious plurality had to precipitate a crisis sooner or later. That crisis came in 1832, and in the reaction of the Tractarians, who wanted a complete separation from the state on the grounds that the church had an integrity of its own, which often meant that bishops had a vocation to govern the church on the basis of their apostolic office if not their apostolic succession.
An Introduction to World Anglicanism by Bruce Kaye