An Introduction to World Anglicanism (Introduction to by Bruce Kaye

By Bruce Kaye

What's the nature of global Anglicanism in a postcolonial, international age? This e-book offers the most important to realizing either the nature of this Christian culture and the fundamental nature of present disputes. It describes the principles of the culture and descriptions its primary ideals and practices, concentrating on undertaking, liturgy, engagement with others, and tool, wisdom and authority within the church. It comprises chapters on women's ordination and on homosexuality within the public lifetime of the church, and the ultimate bankruptcy seems to be to the demanding situations of the long run.

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The residual presence in Anglicanism of the imperialisms of scripture alone and episcopal divine right have been the unhappy legacies of this period. WALKING APART – ALMOST: THE DISINTEGRATION OF THE IMPERIAL MODEL In politics the 1662 Act of Uniformity was secured by the Cavalier parliament. Charles may have wanted something more generous, and some of the bishops seem to have been open to a wider range of possibilities. htm (accessed 2 July 2006). Forming an Anglican nation in England 35 religious character of the nation.

255. Bede EH, III,9, pp. 155f. Forming an Anglican nation in England 21 was conflict between the Irish and Roman practices for calculating the date of Easter. Arguments were presented on both sides, Colman for the Celtic tradition and Wilfrid for the Roman. Bede notes that during the lifetime of Aidan variety of use was tolerated because of the respect in which Aidan was held. When Oswui opened the debate he began with an essentially political proposition. ’6 In the end Oswui decided the issue on the grounds that St Peter had been given the keys to heaven.

The Archbishops in their Office (Oxford: Mowbray, 1988), p. 21. Forming an Anglican nation in England 23 There are real shifts in the political and ecclesial conceptions at work in these changes which are somewhat glossed over by Bede. When the dioceses coincided with the kingdoms, the Christian role of the king could be easily seen in relation to the work of the bishop in his kingdom. However, now the king’s ‘Christ-like’ role was to be sidelined. Conversely the bishop, and we can see this in Theodore, exercises power more directly and personally.

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