Defining unity: What makes Anglicans Anglican anyway?

Dec 13, 2017 by

by David Baker, Christian Today:

The ordination of nine men into the new ‘Anglican Mission in England’ (AMiE) has highlighted divisions not only over sexuality but also different ideas of what it means to be genuinely ‘Anglican’.

You might think this was straightforward enough: after all, isn’t an Anglican, at least in the UK, a member of the Church of England (or its sister churches in Scotland and Wales) – period? And doesn’t it have to be like that? But it’s not that simple. Here are some of the ways people sometimes try to define Anglicanism and some of the issues that arise once they start.

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