Definition of Anglo-Catholicism in English:
A tradition within the Anglican Church which is close to Catholicism in its doctrine and worship and is broadly identified with High Church Anglicanism. As a movement, Anglo-Catholicism grew out of the Oxford Movement of the 1830s and 1840s.
- John Henry Newman had journeyed from a nominal Evangelicalism to Anglo-Catholicism and then on to Rome - with no assurance of sins forgiven.
- John Shelton Reed's Glorious Battle: The Cultural Politics of Victorian Anglo-Catholicism discusses the growth of Anglican sisterhoods and the Anglo-Catholic environment which supported them.
- Lewis was in fact an Irish-born Anglican, with leanings more toward the theology of the Fathers and the undivided Church than to the Anglo-Catholicism of his day.
Definition of Anglo-Catholicism in:
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