Anglican Essays

  • The Anglican Liturgy

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    a manual of public devotions, it contains the fullest statement of the teaching of the Church”. This understanding of the prayer book as the dominant treatise of Anglican belief is central to this essays argument that the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer (1979), and particularly its rite of Baptism, has fundamentally shifted Anglican thinking and liturgical practice in relation to Eucharist and ministry. We will explore this argument by first clarifying what is said in the Book of Common Prayer

  • Essay On Anglican Church

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    One may wonder what sets the Anglican Church or denomination apart from every other Christian denomination, and this question will be answered in various ways. Years have gone by, and the great concept of Christianity has evolved and separated into multiple religious groups or denominations. We may all argue that denominations are the same and say that they all agree on one thing “GOD” which would be correct, However the fact and the matter is that each one of the Christian denominations stand on

  • The Important Role of Missionaries in the Anglican Church

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    The Important Role of Missionaries in the Anglican Church Missionaries have been part of the Christian faith for many years. With the great expanse of the British Empire it is logical that the need for missionaries would expand as well. The problem is that England was already experiencing a shortage of clergy due to the increased demand caused by industrialization. With a shortage of Anglican clergy in England, the call to leave home and hearth to encounter unforeseen perils defines the true

  • The Anglican Church

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    The Anglican Church Between 1000-1500 AD, people began to question the integrity of the traditional Catholic church. Indulgences were widely sold, was basically the practice of priests selling repentance for their sins. In addition to this, many priests were very uneducated and violated their vows a lot. Idols were also commonly worshipped. (About the Anglican Church 1) The Anglican Church was actually begun in the early Current Era. The oldest records of the religion are those of St. Alban

  • Anglican Baptism

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    Firstly, a great accentuation is placed upon Baptism within the Anglican Church for the reason that Baptism is one of only two sacraments the Anglican Church holds, the church often using Jesus’ words to Nicodemus as a justification for this, “Very truly, I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and the spirit” (John 3: 5-6)

  • Education & Public Morality In Australia

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    schools based on the national system in his native Ireland. However, non-Anglican Protestants, who had formed in 1835 a society for promoting schools where the Bible would be a basis for general education, insisted on its wider use in the proposed national schools than was permitted in the Irish system. Catholics supported the Governor's proposal which further angered the Protestants. The successive alliance between the Anglicans and the Protestant denominations favourably brought about an anti-Catholic

  • John Strachan, First Bishop of Toronto - The Holy Terror

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    John Strachan's harmful intentions are evident in his supporting of the monopolization of the clergy reserves, controlling of non-British immigration, lobbying strictly for Anglican education in schools, his manipulation of the government and his poor reputation amongst the public. John Strachan believed that the Anglican control of the clergy reserves was necessary in order to ensure a truly British Upper Canadian society. For example, the Constitution Act 1791 stated that one-seventh of land

  • American Colonies

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    virtual revolution for religious toleration and separation of church and state. During the mid-1600's England was a Christian dominated nation; the colonies, however, were mainly Puritans. When Sir Edmond Andros took over a Puritan church in Boston for Anglican worship, the Puritans believed this was done to break their power and authority. The Puritan church in New England was almost entirely separated from the state, except that they taxed the residents for the church's support. The churches in New England

  • Anglicans Vs Evangelicals

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    What interested me in the first module was the difference in the Anglicans and the Evangelicals and how they differed in their emphasis. Anglicans believed being religious was more as a matter of doing rather than feeling. They also pursued to follow many of the Catholic Church traditions but adapted or forbid teachings that were deemed unscriptural. Evangelicals were the opposite of Anglicans, they emphasizing preaching and individual conversion to Christ. In what they told the laity was most essential

  • The Principles of Situation Ethics

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    grounds, for example the Decalogue or Ten Commandments. However, at the end of the last century an alternate base to peopleÂ’s morals was offered, called Situation Ethics. Situation Ethics was an idea developed by a man called Joseph Fletcher, an Anglican Theologian. Situation EthicÂ’s is considered to be a compromise between Anarchy and Totalitarianism. Fletcher rejected the idea that people should follow a set of rules. So, Fletcher developed three ways of making a moral decision. These are

  • Barbados

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    inhabited, leaving no sparsely populated areas. The main race is Negro, which is about 92% of the population. The remainder of the population is consists of Whites (3.8%), Mulattoes (3.8%), and East Indians (0.4%). About 70% of the population is Anglican. The other 30% belong to various denominations such as Moravian, Methodist, and Roman Catholic. Barbados was once under British control from 1624. Its House of Assembly, which began in 1639, is the third oldest legislative body in the Western Hemisphere

  • What do you find to admire in the poetry of Christina Rossetti?

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    What do you find to admire in the poetry of Christina Rossetti? Christina Rossetti was born on the 5th December 1830 and died in 1894. She was an English poet and a devout High Anglican, from an Anglo - Italian background. She also was the sister of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who was a famous artist. Christina Rossetti could be described as one of the 19th Century's 'great odd women.' Even though she did have a variety of poems, no one has said she was a 'great' poet; however, the reason

  • A Clockwork Orange

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    A Clockwork Orange We are first introduced to Alex (Malcolm McDowell) in the company of his posse, strangely sipping drugged milk in a freakish bar with anatomically indiscrete manikins serving as tittie-taps and tables. The ensuing scenes flash from Alex and his three droogs brutally beating an old man to a violent rape scene to a semi-chaotic gang-brawl. The story is of Alex and his love of the old ultra-violence, his act of murder, his betrayal and imprisonment, and his cure (twice). Adapted

  • Culture of Trinidad

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    cultures native the Caribbean. Religion is one the most important aspects defining culture. There is no one dominant faith on the island of Trinidad. According to a statistic in 1990, approximately 31 percent are Catholic (including 11 percent Anglican, 7 percent Pentecostal, 4 percent Seventh-Day Adventist, 3 percent Presbyterian/Congregational, and 3 percent Baptist), 29 percent of the population are practicing or technically Roman Catholic, 24 percent are Hindu, and 6 percent are Muslim [www

  • Political Corruption in Bangladesh

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    help out matters (The World Fact Book). Nada explains that Bangladesh, “is surrounded by India with a slight brush with Burma to the southeast, and it ranks third among countries in South Asia, following India and Pakistan” (Shrestha, Nanda). (Anglican Communion) The country is 144,000 square kilometers (slightly smaller than Iowa) to give you an idea on how small this country is and heavily crowded with a population of 138,448,210. Most Bengalis are very religious with 84 % Muslim, and 16%

  • I Hear the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven

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    The elders of the ancient Kwakiutl tribe in the book, I Heard The Owl Call My Name, by Margaret Craven, were naturally insecure with the ways of the white man, yet the tribal youth seemed eager to welcome the change in lifestyle. Mark, an Anglican minister, was sent by the Bishop to spread the ideas of the faith among the people of the Kwakiutl tribe in Kingcome. While performing his duties, he worked with the villagers on a day-to-day basis. He brought his way of life to the tribe and taught some

  • Passion in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

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    of nature that prove to be stronger than human will. The life path of a Victorian woman was somewhat limited in it's direction and expression of individuality. Jane Eyre strongly adheres to the Victorian morality which was dominated by the Anglican party of the Church of England in which passion and emotion were kept concealed.  Jane's instinct for asserting herself was stifled at an early age  and could only be expressed through defiance. The defiant declaration of independence from

  • Feminism And The Anglican Church

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    Though they both came from the same Christian root, the Anglican church and Roman Catholic church have diverged and become two separate denominations within Christianity(Kumar,2010). Anglicanism was founded by Henry VIII as he could not secure a divorce from the Catholic church therefore he broke off and formed his own faith(Kumar,2010). Catholicism was formalized by the Roman Empire however even before it was formalised many people chose to follow its beliefs and understandings (Kumar,2010). Catholicism

  • The Oxford Movement and Jane Eyre

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    1800's was a time of internal religious turmoil for England. In the Anglican Church there were many different groups competing to define the doctrine and practice of the national religion. The church was politically divided in three general categories following: the High Church, which was the most conservative; the Middle, or Broad Church, which was more liberal; and the Low Church, which was the Evangelical wing of the Anglican Church. Within the High Church there were also differences of opinion

  • Samuel Seabury

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    Anglicanism who followed the example of Samuel Johnson. Samuel Jr.,broke away from the Congregationalists and pursued Anglican ordination. He graduated from Yale in 1744 and received his B.A in 1748. He married Abigail Mumford and went abroad in 1784 to obtain consecration as an Anglican Priest. On December 23, 1753, Samuel Seabury was ordained a deacon and two days later a priest of the Anglican Church. He was licensed by the church to preach in New Jersey. He preached in various places, but none suited