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Anglican failures

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Anglican failures

In this final extract from his sermon at the opening of the London Oratory, Newman outlines why Mission cannot be satisfied by ecumenism.

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Branch Theory

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Branch Theory

We finsih this short series with an extract from the famous Tract 90, Newman outlines the Anglican 'branch theory', which held that it, the Roman and the Orthodox Churches were all branches of the same tree.

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The 'visible Church'

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The 'visible Church'

Newman was much exercised by the question of authority in the Church. At this point in his career he was still fighting for the belief that the Anglican Church was part of the Catholic Church, and here he wrestles with the views of those who felt that such an insistence was to insult other Christians.

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