High Church

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Synonyms for High Church

a group in the Anglican Church that emphasizes the Catholic tradition (especially in sacraments and rituals and obedience to church authority)

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I claimed the honour, first using it to describe the classic Welsh fly-half, Glyn Davies, whom I also described as 'a High Churchman in his style of play'.
Nokes' Johnson is the familiar character we all know - scruffy and shambolic in appearance, the master of wit, repartee and argument, the High Tory who opposed slavery (and hired a Negro servant who was the chief beneficiary in his will) and the rebellious Americans (in large part because of it), the devout High Churchman who was extraordinarily charitable, the man who did more than anyone else to establish the English language which some of us still use.
It was the leading High Churchman Francis Atterbury, himself a member of the lower house committee on heretical and scandalous books, who insisted that Burner's Exposition was a work of heresy which the committee must consider.
Described as a high churchman who retains the common touch, he said: 'As president of the BMI my role will not just be as a figurehead but I will be involved in all its different areas.
Although Hodgkins generally rejects Walton's interpretation of Herbert as an anti-Puritan High Churchman, nevertheless he does seem to find in Herbert's poetry Walton's own nostalgia for pre-Civil War Anglicanism and Walton's view of Herbert as an exemplar of that version of English Christianity.
Frustratingly for his biographer, it was also said of him that his own mind had no history; he was a high Tory, High Churchman, apparently from birth.