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Liturgy

Columba Graham Flegg

in ‘Gathered Under Apostles’

Published in print July 1992 | ISBN: 9780198263357
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191682490 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263357.003.0004
Liturgy

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This chapter examines the liturgy of the Catholic Apostolic Church. It describes the nature of the church's liturgical worship, the symbols used in liturgical worship, its offices of morning and evening prayer, and its Doctrine of the Real Presence. This chapter concludes that the Catholic Apostolics developed comparatively early on a high sacramental and an advanced ritual. Their sacramental theology and practices were designed in anticipation of the corresponding developments which were to take place in certain sections of the Church of England as a result of the Tractarian Movement.

Keywords: liturgy; Catholic Apostolic Church; Doctrine of the Real Presence; sacramental theology; rituals; Tractarian Movement; Church of England

Chapter.  30247 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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