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    beliefs, worship practices and church structures. Anglicans base their faith on the Bible, traditions of the apostolic the concept of apostolic succession, and writings of the Church Fathers. Anglicanism forms one of the branches of Western Christianity, having fully declared its independence from the Holy See at the time of the Elizabethan Religious Settlement. (Sentamu, 2012) The Anglican Church of Southern Africa is the province of the Anglican Communion in the southern part of Africa. This diocese

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    Homosexuality and the Anglican Church

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    homosexuality has been a controversial and frequently discussed topic within the Anglican tradition. The Lambeth conference is an assembly of bishops of the Anglican Communion and is convened by the Archbishop of Canterbury. The conference allows for a collaborative and consultation function which allows for relevant issues to be discussed within the communion(wiki). The argument over homosexuality was predominately discussed as communion wide issue at the 1998 Lambeth conference(gays and the future of Ang)

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    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

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    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

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    “Te Pouhere (1991) is a just response to the Treaty of Waitangi and the Gospel in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia”. To answer this question is to examine the very foundations of the Anglican Church in these lands, to explore the history of people and events that brought us to the moment of Te Pouhere’s ratification and to elicit a sense of the forces that drive us as a church, both then and now. With a view to the vast reality that is entwined with answering, and with humility in recognizing

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    and a catalyst for change at a time when the Anglican Church was coming under re-evaluation. The Toleration Act reduced the Church of England from the national to merely the established church of England.[1] It could be argued that in many ways this was simply a legal and political recognition of what had prevailed for forty years but this does not diminish its significance. The simple act of acknowledging dissenters caused Anglicans to loose power and created political, ideol...

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    Homework 3 Assignment

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    “In that brief moment of madness, I believe, my Figel period came to an end, and I began in earnest a long journey of putting together in my mind and heart a new understanding of what it means to be whole, to be alive, to be human, and to be able to love in a healthy and abiding way” (Schlegel 230). Schlegel studied the people of Teduray for almost two years, and in those two years he concluded he has two homes. The home with the people of Teduray and the home he is most familiar with back in America

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    Views of the Episcopal Church

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    from their mother church and gained their individuality without raising and eyebrow retaining important connections with Anglican Communion by abiding by their religious laws (Episcopal Church 1999). Subsequently, the topic of homosexuality has placed a huge amount of stress and turmoil on the denomination, with conflicting views in the church community and with the Angelic communion who does not support the strides made by the Episcopalians. This isn’t the first time, certainly not the last for the

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    Political Corruption in Bangladesh

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    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% Hindu

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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

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