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Anglican Interpretations of Scripture: Can Scriptural Reasoning Provide a Way Forward?  

Kathy Grieb

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter considers the future of Anglicanism especially in the light of the interpretation of Scripture. It considers a recent instance of impasse and suggests a possible way forward. ... More

Anglican Spirituality  

Anne Loades

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
By virtue of its historical origins as well as its commitment to fundamental doctrines such as the Trinity, and the transformation of perspective as a result of ecumenism and the ... More

Anglican Way or Ways?  

Terry Brown

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
In the light of recent Anglican practice, initiated by the Anglican Primates’ taskforce, Theological Education for the Anglican Communion, to speak of ‘the Anglican Way’ rather than ... More

Anglican Wisdom  

Jenny Gaffin

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
The chapter focuses on the nature and character of Anglican wisdom, exploring this in the context of church structures, tradition, and truth. Drawing on a variety of different examples and ... More

Anglicanism and Pan-Evangelicalism  

Alister McGrath

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter considers the emergence of the complex relationship between Anglicanism and a broader evangelical movement (often known as ‘pan-evangelicalism’) which transcends ... More

Anglicanism and the Fathers  

Andrew McGowan

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
Anglicanism from the time of the Reformation has been characterized by a persistent interest in the Fathers of the church which joins authorities as diverse in date and disposition as ... More

Authority, Theology, and Power  

Janet Trisk

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter explores questions of power and authority under the headings of identity, orthodoxy and ministry. Written from a (South African) postcolonial context, and employing the method ... More

The Bible  

Gerald West

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
From the time of the Reformation, the Bible has always been among the primary sources for Anglicanism. Through a close study of biblical hermeneutics, this chapter reflects on how ... More

Biblical Hermeneutics in the Context of Post-Anglicanism: Beyond  

Kim Micah Eun-Kya

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter searches the new identity of Post-Anglicanism beyond Anglicanism in the age of the global empires. The British Empire and Anglicanism were a two-wheeled vehicle during the ... More

Canon Law  

Norman Doe

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
The Anglican Communion has recently experienced a sea change in its understanding of and approach to canon law, hitherto a matter lacking worldwide attention amongst Anglicans. Whilst the ... More

Charismatic Renewal  

Maranda Hassett

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter discusses charismatic renewal within Anglicanism. It begins with a brief description of charismatic Christian spirituality and its roots. The charismatic renewal movements of ... More

Congregational Life  

Robin Gill

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
The rapidly growing discipline of Congregational Studies, which draws on insights from across a number of different academic field, offers a particularly interesting and relatively ... More

Considering Hermeneutics, Method, and Cultural Diversity in Anglican and Episcopal Contexts  

Marion Grau

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
The history and continuing presence of British colonialism are inseparable from the past and present shape of the Anglican world. This has meant the spreading of a localized, specific form ... More

Context, Character, and Challenges: The Shaping of Ordination Training  

Martyn Percy

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
What skills and knowledge does one require for ministerial formation? It is a question to which a variety of answers could be offered—from several different parts of the Anglican ... More

Doctrine  

Paula D. Nesbitt

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter explores, from a sociological perspective, the emergent conflicts involving different understandings of doctrine and authority across the Anglican Communion, varying by ... More

Ecumenism  

Charlotte Methuen

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter explores Anglican ecumenical engagement. After a brief historical survey of Anglican involvement in the global ecumenical movement, it focuses on the mostly bilateral ... More

Ecumenism and Post-Anglicanism, Transnational Anglican Compactism, and Cosmo-transAnglicanism  

Sathianathan Clarke

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
Proceeding from autobiography, this chapter analyses the multiple dimensions that influenced the formation of the Church of South India. Such a post-Anglican ecumenical movement was ... More

Episcopé and Leadership  

Sarah Rowland Jones

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter considers understandings and expressions of episcopé, the ministry of oversight, across the Anglican Communion. Drawing on reflections on the 2008 Lambeth Conference, and ... More

Establishment  

Grace Davie

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter has three sections. The first is historical and reviews the sequence of events that lies behind the present state of the establishment of the Church of England. The second is ... More

Gender  

Kathryn Tanner

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter puts the theological use of father and son language in the traditional doctrine of the Trinity into perspective by showing that this language has a limited theological point ... More

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