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General Conclusions

Norman Doe

in Canon Law in the Anglican Communion

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780198267829
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191683381 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267829.003.0014
General Conclusions

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This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the worldwide perspective of canon law of churches in the Anglican Communion. It suggests that there are unifying principles in Anglican churches. These include legal unity in ecclesiastical government, in the institutional organization of churches, in the laws of the ministry, and in the subjects of doctrine and liturgy. This chapter concludes that Anglican churches are united on the legal level by virtue of their relations with the state in which they exist.

Keywords: Anglican Communion; canon law; Anglican churches; church organization; laws of ministry; church doctrine; liturgy

Chapter.  3963 words. 

Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law

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