Broad Church

  1. pertaining or belonging to a party in the Anglican Church emphasizing a liberal interpretation of ritual.

Other words from Broad Church

  • Broad Churchman, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for Broad Church

Broad Church

  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 theology: Compare High Church, Low Church

  2. (usually not capitals) a group or movement which embraces a wide and varied number of views, approaches, and opinions

  1. of or relating to this party in the Church of England

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