For example, the relationship between the Anglican clergy and evangelicals in the South, who have traditionally been credited with an important role in bringing down the established church
, is only briefly covered here.
It may have escaped his notice but the Anglican church in Wales hasn't been the Established Church
since 1920 which seems rather a long way to hope to turn back the clock - especially since even before that it was the church of a minority of Welshmen and was bitterly (even violently) resented for using its Authority to insist on tithe payments.
Sir Stuart said as the country's established Church
, the Church of England should be a unifying force.
It has long been the established Church
in England, and for centuries the monarch has constitutionally been its supreme governor, reports the Daily Express.
The first division is concerned with developments from 1554 to 1660, viewing the established church
as a servant of imperial interests.
It was not until 1662 that these groups were formally expelled from the established church
and the term'noncon formist' was coined to describe them.
In my Webster's dictionary, dissident is defined as, "One who disputes the doctrine or authority of an established church
A NEWLY established church
in Solihull will be welcoming its very first guest speaker on Sunday.
More settlers followed but no evidence exists that they established church
during this first migration.
By thus lessening the worshippers' participatory role and generally increasing the distance between the congregation and the preacher, Targoff argues, puritans were in fact closer to Catholics than they were to the established church
, which -- according to its best defender, Richard Hooker -- "remain[ed] invulnerable to the performative aberrations of either the minister or the congregation" (55).
Rather, early Christianity challenged and questioned Greco-Roman models of a patriarchal family, and only later did a more established church
begin to accept notions of family that reinforced male dominance and the subjugation of women.
Further, the Anglican Church was the established church
only of England, not of Great Britain, the imperial power.