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Partisan Episcopalianism: Evangelicals and Anglo‐Catholics <sup>1</sup>

Rowan Strong

in Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland

Published in print March 2002 | ISBN: 9780199249220
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600760 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199249229.003.0005
 Partisan Episcopalianism: Evangelicals and Anglo‐Catholics  1

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Looks at the impact on Scottish Episcopalian of two major reforming movements in nineteenth‐century Anglicanism, namely, Evangelicalism and Anglo‐Catholicism. It particularly seeks to recover the influence and impetus of Evangelicalism among Scottish Episcopalians. It finds this largely within separate congregations alienated by the increasing Anglo‐Catholic culture in that Church, and also by the indigenous traditions of High Church Episcopalianism. Both Anglo‐Catholicism and Evangelicalism were largely divisive and anglicizing movements within the Episcopal Church, which contributed to its nineteenth‐century reputation as the ‘English Kirk’.

Keywords: anglicization; Anglo‐Catholicism; Evangelicalism; Scottish Episcopal Church

Chapter.  21336 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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