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A Broad and Living Way : Church and State - A Continuing Establishment - John Moses

A Broad and Living Way

Church and State - A Continuing Establishment

Paperback Published: 1st May 1995
ISBN: 9781853111129
Number Of Pages: 192

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Church and State are institutions whose ultimate purposes, although distinct, are not necessarily irreconcilable. It is in the English experience of the establishment of religion that so many of the historic interconnections between church and state have been embodied and brought forward.
A Broad and Living Way, while it draws freely upon the story of the church in Western Europe and upon patterns of engagement in different parts of the world today, is primarily concerned to look from the inside at the Church of England - its story, its tradition, its experience.
The bedrock of the church's life is to be found in the dynamic of scripture, tradition and reason. But there is within the experience of the Church of England a tradition of comprehension and liberality which, if it can be rediscovered, may yet serve the church as it attempts to pursue 'a broad and living way ... into the heart of the people'.

Acknowledgements
Preface
On Being the Churchp. 3
The First Five Centuriesp. 15
Theories of Church and Statep. 33
The Roman Imperiump. 49
The English Churchp. 67
The English Traditionp. 84
The English Experiencep. 106
Patterns of Engagementp. 133
The Law of Libertyp. 143
Indentity and Continuityp. 156
Critical Encounterp. 174
A Continuing Establishmentp. 193
A Contemporary Critiquep. 206
A Broad and Living Wayp. 218
Bibliographyp. 249
Indexp. 257
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ISBN: 9781853111129
ISBN-10: 1853111120
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st May 1995
Publisher: CANTERBURY PRESS NORWICH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.5  x 2.13
Weight (kg): 0.36

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