Definition of Anglo-Catholic in English:

Anglo-Catholic

Syllabification: An·glo-Cath·o·lic

adjective

  • Of or relating to Anglo-Catholicism.
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    • In such a characterization one does not need to work hard to see Barth and Athanasius reflecting the concerns of the socially progressive Anglo-Catholic Oxford theologian.
    • When the theologians of the seventeenth century were rediscovered in the nineteenth, it was usually through the partial and distorting viewpoint of the authors represented in the Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology.
    • If the immense influence of de Lubac and other French theologians of his time on leading Anglo-Catholic thinkers of the pre-war period is any indication, his work may prove to strike a chord deeply resonant within the church of our own age.

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  • A member of an Anglo-Catholic Church.
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    • The audience ranged from High Church Anglo-Catholics to low church Evangelical Anglicans.
    • An attempt at unity in 1972 failed at the last minute because of opposition from Anglo-Catholics in the Church of England.
    • Those two men regarded evangelical Dissenters and Anglo-Catholics with particular disdain, and they accused them of encouraging church people to neglect their responsibilities in society.

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