publication . Book . 2004

Communion and autonomy in Anglicanism: nature and maintenance

Doe, Norman;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
  • Publisher: The Lambeth Commission on Communion
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This paper explores the nature of and relationship between communion and autonomy, namely: (a) global theological and conventional understandings about communion and autonomy in the worldwide Anglican Communion, as expressed in the decisions of the institutional instruments of Anglican unity; and in public responses to events in ECUSA and Canada; (b) the canonical treatment of communion and autonomy in the laws of the individual Anglican churches, in the context of the principles of canon law common to the churches of the Communion; (c) where appropriate, the understanding of communion and autonomy in ecumenical dialogue between Anglicans and others, and in othe...
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