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He has no authority, but he asked Anglican vicars to retire if they don’t believe in God.
  referencing churches (or their members) whose traditions trace back to the Church of England
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Anglican Anglicanism
In addition to the Church of England, Anglican references the Episcopal Church in the United States, the Anglican Church of Canada, and others.

Anglican is derived from the word "Angels".
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  • He has no authority, but he asked Anglican vicars to retire if they don’t believe in God.
  • Death will find me long before I tire of contemplating an evening spent in his company during which he enthralled a mixed audience consisting of a fur trader, a Cree Indian matron, and an Anglican missionary, with an hour-long monologue on sexual aberrations in female pygmy shrews.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Our church in Redding Ridge was the Anglican Church.
    James Lincoln Collier  --  My Brother Sam is Dead
  • Trinity was an Anglican church, filled with prayers for England, burning incense, and ministers in fancy dress.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains

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  • The Nations lived in a small cottage on the grounds of Harewood’s Anglican church.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • He was raised in the large village of Ogidi, one of the first centres of Anglican missionary work in Eastern Nigeria, and is a graduate of University College, Ibadan.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • On his days off, Tariq takes Laila and the children to the Mall, along which are shops that sell trinkets and next to which is an Anglican church built in the mid-nineteenth century.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Having dallied with the priesthood in the Anglican Church, he abandoned it to become a caseworker.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • I too am an Anglican.
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
  • I look up and recognize Nakayama-sensei, the round-faced minister with round eyes and round glasses from the Anglican church in Vancouver.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan

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  • John Donne was an Anglican minister, Jonathan Swift the dean of the Church of Ireland, Edward Taylor and Anne Bradstreet American Puritans (Taylor a minister).
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • A person who had not taken the Sacrament according to the Anglican rite could not stand as a candidate for sheriff of London.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • In the church, Roman, Anglican or Nonconformist: exemplars, the very reverend John Conmee S. J., the reverend T. Salmon, D. D., provost of Trinity college, Dr Alexander J. Dowie.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • "Do you really think of that?" said Lucy, her eyes brightening with a proud pleasure that made her neglect the argumentative interests of Anglicanism.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • My family is vaguely Anglican, like everyone else, but the truth is that we rarely went to church in India.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • He was the only son of an Anglican pastor.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • If your Anglican Chaplain thinks you’ve stolen a march on him—’
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • You know, this is to say, whether they will go rigidly through with the whole programme from the underdone beef to the Anglicanism.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • So would she be to him a kindly star, an elevating power, a companion in Anglican worship, a tender friend.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • Still searching for a place to do his work, he had traveled back to the central plateau and was spending some time in the company of a Haitian Anglican priest named Fritz Lafontant.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Oliver lived in Beda Hall, the Anglican hostel, and though I did not have much contact with him at Fort Hare, it was easy to see that he was destined for great things.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • He had a priestly black suit made for him in Hong Kong complete with an Anglican benediction sewn into the collar under the name of a Savile Row tailor.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • And you’re an Anglican.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Isabel was sure moreover that her mild forehead and silver cross referred to some weird Anglican mystery—some delightful reinstitution perhaps of the quaint office of the canoness.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • When the British came to Malabar, a number of Paravans, Pelayas and Pulayas (among them Velutha’s grandfather, Kelan) converted to Christianity and joined the Anglican Church to escape the scourge of Untouchability.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • When Becky left Brussels, the sad truth is that she owed three months’ pension to Madame de Borodino, of which fact, and of the gambling, and of the drinking, and of the going down on her knees to the Reverend Mr. Muff, Ministre Anglican, and borrowing money of him, and of her coaxing and flirting with Milor Noodle, son of Sir Noodle, pupil of the Rev. Mr. Muff, whom she used to take into her private room, and of whom she won large sums at ecarte—of which fact, I say, and of a hundred…
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • Why, it were the Anglican ministers, just such as yourself.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • She almost called Andy McGuire from the Anglican church; he would have been a comfort and most willing.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • The Puritans,[528] a growing and energetic party and the religious among the Anglican Church,[529] would suppress them.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • His parents were Anglican missionaries who gave up the material comforts of their middle-class life in Vancouver to work among the poor.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Confession need harm no one—it can satisfy that test—and though it was un-English, and ignored by our Anglican cathedral, Leonard had a right to decide upon it.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • They were Lowland Scots who had settled in Northern Ireland, where their Presbyterian faith brought them into conflict with the Catholic Irish and the Anglican English.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • Isabel was sure moreover that her mild forehead and silver cross referred to some weird Anglican mystery—some delightful reinstitution perhaps of the quaint office of the canoness.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • In November the hospital ship of the tiny Anglican fleet tied up at the float as it did every six weeks, and the doctor was brought up the river by canoe, and turned the old vicarage into a clinic.
    Margaret Craven  --  I Heard the Owl Call My Name
  • Then, too, she would have advised against my marriage to Lelia, the lengthy Anglican goddess, who’d measure me ceaselessly while I slept, continually appraise our vast differences, count up the ways.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • As rector of King’s Chapel, the first Anglican church in Boston, the Reverend Caner was the leading Church of England clergyman in Massachusetts and a greatly respected figure among all denominations.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • There was one other meetinghouse—a much smaller, more recent Anglican church—a schoolhouse, gristmill, village store, blacksmith shop, granite quarry, a half dozen or more taverns and, in a section called Germantown, Colonel Quincy’s glass factory.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Yet Gottlieb did not move, but pondered the unknown chemical structure of antibodies, interrupted by questions as to whether Pearl Robbins had enough pencils, whether it would be quite all right for Dr. Holabird to receive the Lettish scientific mission this afternoon, so that Dr. Sholtheis might attend the Anglican Conference on the Reservation of the Host.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • "Anglican" meant English Church; in England everybody had to belong to it, or at least they were supposed to.
    James Lincoln Collier  --  My Brother Sam is Dead
  • It contained Anglican books, stationery, texts, and fancy goods: little plaster angels on brackets, Gothic-framed pictures of saints, ebony crosses that were almost crucifixes, prayer-books that were almost missals.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • Jude sat watching her pretty shoulders, her easy, curiously nonchalant risings and sittings, and her perfunctory genuflexions, and thought what a help such an Anglican would have been to him in happier circumstances.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • I fondly thought at first that you felt as I do about that, as you were so mixed up in Christminster Anglicanism.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • He went silently up to his room and sat there for a long time—until the girl was well in bed—reading in the Anglican prayer-book.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • A roman priest might be wedded to black, but not an Anglican vicar; a solid grey was perfectly acceptable under the collar.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Mr. Jarvis, will you speak at the Anglican Young People’s Association in Sophiatown?
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
  • One Sunday it would be an Anglican priest, the next a Dutch Reform predikant, the next a Methodist minister.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Edward was perfectly willing that the girls should be Catholic; the boys must be Anglican.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • Nakayama-sensei, the Anglican minister, has just left, Obasan says, with the news that Uncle will be arriving this afternoon.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • But the boys must be given the opportunity of choosing—and they must have first of all the Anglican teaching.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • One of our first ministers was an Anglican priest by the name of Father Hughes, a gruff, burly Welshman who had served as a chaplain in the submarine corps during the Second World War.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
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