What Is Anglicanism?

Urban T. Holmes III

Jun/1982, 95 Pages, Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5

ISBN-13: 9780819212955



An accessible introduction to and basic understanding of Anglican heritage.

The early chapters explore the Anglican consciousness, authority within the Church, and how Anglicans read the Bible. Other chapters cover Anglican understandings of the Incarnation, sacraments, liturgy, the Episcopacy, pastoral care, spirituality, mission, church and state, and prophetic witness.

Urban T. Holmes III (1930–1981) was an Episcopal priest, and served as Dean of the School of Theology at the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee. He was a prolific writer whose books include What is Anglicanism?, a bestselling introduction to the faith, and A History of Christian Spirituality, also available in the Library of Episcopalian Classics.

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