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Anglican

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Definition referencing churches (or their members) whose traditions trace back to the Church of England
  • He has no authority, but he asked Anglican vicars to retire if they don't believe in God.
  • The Nations lived in a small cottage on the grounds of Harewood's Anglican church.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Having dallied with the priesthood in the Anglican Church, he abandoned it to become a caseworker.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • "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
  • He was the only son of an Anglican pastor.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • The Puritans,[528] a growing and energetic party and the religious among the Anglican Church,[529] would suppress them.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • 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
  • 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
  • Trinity was an Anglican church, filled with prayers for England, burning incense, and ministers in fancy dress.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • 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
  • 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
  • If your Anglican Chaplain thinks you've stolen a march on him—'
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • She almost called Andy McGuire from the Anglican church; he would have been a comfort and most willing.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • 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
  • Why, it were the Anglican ministers, just such as yourself.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • 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
  • 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
  • Our church in Redding Ridge was the Anglican Church.
    James Lincoln Collier  --  My Brother Sam is Dead
  • 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
  • And you're an Anglican.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline

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