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Historical dictionary of Anglicanism

Author: Colin O Buchanan
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006.
Series: Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements, no. 62.
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Anglicanism arguably originated in 1534 when Parliament passed the Act of Supremacy, which transferred papal power over the Church of England to the king. Today, approximately 550 dioceses are located around the world, not only in England, but also everywhere that the British Empire's area of influence extended. With an estimated total membership of about 75 million, Anglicanism is one of the largest and most varied  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Buchanan, Colin O. (Colin Ogilvie), 1934-
Historical dictionary of Anglicanism.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005018798
(OCoLC)60971744
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin O Buchanan
ISBN: 9780810865068 0810865068
OCLC Number: 301329422
Description: 1 online resource (liii, 554 pages).
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements, no. 62.
Responsibility: Colin Buchanan.
Local System Bib Number:
135118

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Anglicanism arguably originated in 1534 when Parliament passed the Act of Supremacy, which transferred papal power over the Church of England to the king. Today, approximately 550 dioceses are located around the world, not only in England, but also everywhere that the British Empire's area of influence extended. With an estimated total membership of about 75 million, Anglicanism is one of the largest and most varied Christian denominations. With such a long history and widespread flock, it is not easy tokeep track of the variations of a religious community that has not ceased adapting since i.
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...contains information on people and events, ideas and institutions, liturgy and worship, places and Provinces. Each entry is of a manageable length, and these are accompanied by a chronology, an Read more...

 
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