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By Thomas P. Power,George R. Sumner

The integrative topic of this selection of essays is swap and transformation explored within the context of various expressions in the context of Anglican Church historical past. It addresses a few principal themes--notably the sacraments, liturgy, biblical interpretation, theological schooling, the connection of church and nation, governance and authority, and Christian schooling.

The quantity strains Anglican Church heritage chronologically. It incorporates a comparative research of penance within the considered John Wyclif and Thomas Cranmer. The booklet additionally treats the dispersal of authority obvious within the improvement of the ebook of universal Prayer and the King James Bible, consensus in eucharistic theology within the 17th century, and advancements in biblical interpretation within the early eighteenth century. This ebook additionally discusses a imaginative and prescient for the Christian schooling of youngsters, swap in theological schooling within the 1830s, the metanarrative of continuity constructed through excessive Church historians within the past due 19th century, expanding self-government within the Church on the outset of the 20th century, and types of governance on the outset of the twenty-first.

While this assortment highlights points of switch and transformation as an integrative subject, it's not its premise that modify was once normative or pervasive, perpetual or consistent, inside Anglicanism. however, those essays elevate a few new traces of inquiry, make a few suggestive interpretations, or suggest revision of approved perspectives.

Thomas P. energy teaches church heritage at Wycliffe collage, collage of Toronto.

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