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Anglicanism and the Christian Church : theological resources in historical perspective

Author: Paul D L Avis
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded ed., 2nd edView all editions and formats

Presenting the development of Anglican self-definition, identity and beliefs in dialogue with Roman Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox traditions, this book provides accounts of the thought of all the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul D L Avis
ISBN: 0567088499 9780567088499 056708745X 9780567087454
OCLC Number: 49594655
Notes: Previous edition: Minneapolis: Fortress, 1989.
Description: xxii, 393 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The English reformers and the Christian church : The English Reformation in revision ; The church visible and invisible ; The marks of the true church ; The English reformers' view of the church of Rome ; THe appeal to ancient precedent ; Continental influences on emergent Anglicanism ; Political not confessional identity ; The reformers on the Reformation ; Reformation ecumenism ; Episcopacy and catholicity --
Architects of Anglican ecclesiology: Hooker and Field : Richard Hooker's place in Anglicanism ; The church visible and mystical ; The foundation of Christianity ; The fate of 'our fathers' ; Hooker on the Reformation ; Hooker on John Calvin ; Bishops by the law of God? ; Hooker on the Christian commonwealth ; Richard Field: the church visible and invisible ; The Catholic church and the Roman church ; Field on the reformers and the Reformation ; Presbyter, bishop and king --
An Anglican consensus : Between Rome and Reformation ; Calvinist Episcopalians ; Joseph Hall ; James Ussher ; The Anglican ethos ; High church trends and the Reformation ; The church in danger ; Benjamin Hoadty and William Law --
The early Anglican liberal Protestants : Lucius Cary, Lord Falkland ; William Chillingworth ; John Hales ; John Locke ; Gilbert Burnet --
The early Anglican liberal Catholics : John Bramhall ; Jeremy Taylor ; Edward Stillingfleet ; William Wake --
Exemplar of the high church tradition : Lancelot Andrewes ; William Laud ; Henry Hammond ; Herbert Thorndike ; Daniel Waterland ; The nonjurors ; Sacheverell and Atterbury ; The high church tradition at the turn of the eighteenth century --
Methodism and evangelicalism : John Wesley and the Methodist movement ; From movement to church ; Methodist ecclesiology ; Evangelicalism and the Anglican consensus ; Representatives of evangelical ecclesiology: Litton and Goode. The church in danger again : Renewal and conflict ; A crisis of church and state ; A differentiated tractarianism ; A crisis of authority --
The high church heritage : Hugh James Rose: 'Restorer of the old paths' ; William Palmer: A case of alienation ; W.F. Hook: An evangelical high churchman ; W.E. Gladstone: A lay theologian --
The Reformation under attack : Hurrell Froude and a subversive document ; Frederick Oakeley ; W.G. Ward ; J.B. Mozley: critique of Luther and Arnold --
Keble and Pusey: Retreat from the Reformation : John Keble: a hardening of positions ; The enigma of Pusey --
The Anglican Newman : Evangelical and Catholic roots ; Exponent of Anglicanism ; 'The spirit of Luther is dead' ; The road to Rome ; Developing Christianity ; Assessments ; The Anglican Manning --
Defenders of the Reformation: the nineteenth-century liberal Anglicans : S.T. Coleridge ; Thomas Arnold ; Connop Thirlwall ; Mark Pattison ; Julius Hare --
F.D. Maurice : Critical reverence for tradition ; Maurice and Luther ; God at the center ; An unlikely spark ; Interpreting the Reformation --
The church and salvation in modern Anglican theology : Which modern Anglican theology? ; The church's role in salvation ; New life ; The divine society ; The sacramental principle ; Social engagement ; Bodily resurrection ; Cosmic redemption ; Seeing God ; Assessment --
Anglican ecclesiology in the late twentieth century: a bibliographical commentary --
Towards an authentic paradigm for Anglicanism : Conflicting historical interpretations ; A sense of the church.
Responsibility: Paul Avis.


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'We live in an age of bi-lateral conversations between Anglicanism and other Christian Churches. The 1988 Lambeth Conference affirmed those already established, and added to their number. It is a Read more...

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