Broad Church

Related formsBroad Churchman, noun
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Historical Examples of broad church

  • For there could be no doubt that he was Broad-Church, even though his antecedents had not proclaimed the fact.

    Miss Marjoribanks

    Mrs (Margaret) Oliphant


British Dictionary definitions for broad church

Broad Church

noun
  1. a party within the Church of England which favours a broad and liberal interpretation of Anglican formularies and rubrics and objects to positive definition in theologyCompare High Church, Low Church
  2. (usually not capitals) a group or movement which embraces a wide and varied number of views, approaches, and opinions
adjective Broad-Church
  1. of or relating to this party in the Church of England
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